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HID vs LED bulb upgrade for 2020 Tundra

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by Tundra_2020, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. Jan 17, 2021 at 7:06 PM
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    Tundra_2020

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    Hello,
    I am new to this forum but was wondering what everyone’s thoughts were on upgrading the halogen headlight bulbs to LED or HID bulbs. I have the LED running lights on my 2020 SR5 but have halogen hi/lo’s and fog lamps. I can’t see paying over 1,000$ for the LED housing upgrade so was wondering if you guys had any suggestions or if there are other posts that could help guide me in the right direction. Thanks, I appreciate the assistance.
     
  2. Jan 17, 2021 at 7:56 PM
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    Alot of them
    You can get the OEM led headlights along with the ihacker harness. Some of us run Morimoto XB leds. Don't put an HID kit in the stock housings. Those cheap drop in kits seem to have fallen off the radar.
     
  3. Jan 17, 2021 at 8:03 PM
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    Shaff777

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    Welcome dude!
    Lots of threads on this topic. You can upgrade the halogen bulbs with auxbeam leds for a cheap temporary solution. Like 35 bucks.
    Factory LED headlights will run you like 600.00 from cool springs Toyota.
    I have the Auxlights and they are much better than stock, but not at all as good as factory LED’s. Hope that helps!
    Auxbeam S1 Series H4 LED Bulb Fanless with 2 Pcs of Super Bright CSP LED Bulb Conversion Kit 8000Lumens 6000K Halogen Replacement https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074GZ3S4P/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_mFqbGbATAMGCW?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
     
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    Is this a good idea to do in the halogen housing? Usually anything but halogens just blind everyone unless its behind a projector. Been awhile since I've looked into the different lighting options nowadays.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2021 at 9:37 PM
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    Welcome from SoCal. I plan on saving up for factory LED headlights. If you want a quick upgrade you can do the factory LED fogs for now which are drop in without a harness.
     
  7. Jan 17, 2021 at 9:44 PM
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    I have a 2020 SR5, upgraded to LED light bulbs and the fog lights. They look good and bright, better than factory halogen lights. You can get them all from Amazon less than $100, plug and play, no adjustment needed.
     
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    Welcome. Try asking and searching here: https://www.tundras.com/forums/lighting.20/

    Tagged mod for move.

    @Squatting Pigeon
     
  9. Jan 18, 2021 at 2:11 PM
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    I just put the morimoto 2 stroke 3.0 bulbs in. I originally had the factory halogens, swapped them out for some aux beams and most recently took the aux beams out and replaced with the morimotos. Here’s a before and after for reference. First photo is the aux beams on low and the second is the 3.0’s on low. Highly recommend the 3.0’s

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  10. Jan 18, 2021 at 2:12 PM
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    Also have the morimoto xb fog lamps that I replaced the halogens with

    disregard the top two lights. That’s the nsv light bar running lights

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  11. Jan 19, 2021 at 10:45 PM
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    Thanks everyone for your help!
     
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    Amazon says these don’t fit the 2020 or the 2021 Tundra.
     
  13. Feb 3, 2021 at 2:11 PM
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    They fit- don’t worry about it.
     
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    Hey bud, what did you end up doing?
     
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    Friends don't let friends put led bulbs in halogen housings.
     
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    Alot of them
    Nope. It's either TRD Pro headlights if you want reflector style or Morimoto XB's if you want projector style.
     

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