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LED Headlight Bulb

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Tomminator855, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. Nov 4, 2016 at 7:37 PM
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    Tomminator855

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    I wonder if anyone has upgrade their Hologen Headlight bulb with the LED Bulb yet ? if you've done it what kind of LED kit have you got ? please post your picture
     
  2. Nov 4, 2016 at 7:38 PM
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    Check out my build thread. I have philips led from xenondepot
     
  3. Nov 4, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    can't see the picture
     
  4. Nov 4, 2016 at 7:52 PM
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    Damn Photobucket is down. Once it's back up you will be able to see them.
     
  5. Nov 4, 2016 at 8:09 PM
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    okay ... thanks .. btw how much did you pay for the bulb ? how do you like about the LED bulb vs Stock ? do you have a problem install the bulb ? is the back of the Headlight housing too tight to Mount the bulb with the Thicker heat Sink ?
     
  6. Nov 4, 2016 at 8:25 PM
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    I got a no name off eBay and it fits fine (a liitle tight) but the light it gives off is way better than stock, install was very easy. I'm having a hard time finding one for my high beams as the battery is close to the housing. You might need to adjust your heaaded lights, good luck
     
  7. Nov 4, 2016 at 8:27 PM
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    did you have to to remove the Grill and the headlight assembly off the car ?
     
  8. Nov 4, 2016 at 8:29 PM
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    I have a 08 and did the bulb switch with the light on, it was a b***h but i did it, It would be easy with the light out for sure
     
  9. Nov 4, 2016 at 8:38 PM
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    $200. They have a new one for much less you should check out. It's marginally better than the halogens. I did it more for the color temp so it matches my led strip.

    I removed my grill and headlamps to change them. Once that's done plenty of space for everything.

    If you want light output do projector retro. If you just care for the color temp led is ok. I will end up with retro one day.
     
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    Thank you . i've had my Headlight retro with my other to cars .. the light out put and the cut off line is really good . love it and can't seem to see my self driving with stock light anymore .i've not done any project for my Tacoma for quite sometime so i thought the new LED bullb would now be the same par as HID .. cuz my other lexus stock LED is really good . .
     
  11. Nov 5, 2016 at 5:32 AM
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    philips LED
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  12. Nov 5, 2016 at 6:03 AM
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    There are some white halogen bulbs available if you are interested in just matching the led strips. I changed out to Philips Crystal Vision and it's not quite white, but pretty close to matching.
     
  13. Nov 5, 2016 at 8:57 AM
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    We have been doing a lot of the Putco LED headlight bulbs. They are really nice units. We mainly do the Silver Lux, they are a little more but worth it. It is an all billet aluminum housing and instead of a cooling fan, it uses 3 heat sinks in the disperse the heat. So no worrying about the fan failing and melting the unit. The Silver Lux also comes with the anti-flicker harness built in and the LED is brighter than the Nite Lux series.

    My only advice with the LED market as a whole. You get what you pay for.
     
  14. Nov 5, 2016 at 1:08 PM
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    I think price different is not what I concern I just concern about the light out put ,I meant if it's brighter I wouldn't mind paying the different , I just don't want to deal with wiring the harness with the retrofit ,also cutting up my brand new headlight is not the time yet, haha If you know what I mean,down the road I might buy the used set from eBay and have it retrofitted.
     
  15. Nov 5, 2016 at 1:11 PM
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    If you've got the link to the LED bulb ,or maybe picture sample that would be great too
     
  16. Nov 5, 2016 at 1:13 PM
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    Just grabbed some off the shelf, I'll edit this post with some pictures.

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  18. Nov 5, 2016 at 10:15 PM
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    Many questions...............
    11 different part #s come up when I enter my vehicle. Whats the difference? (H4,7,8,9,10,11,13,16,9004,9005 etc.)
    Does the "clockable collar" mean the stock headlight adjuster wheel on the dash will still work?
    Are these plug and play? No cutting or modifying required?
    What's the extra wire with the box attached in all the photos?
    and whats a "2 warranty"? I assume year.....?

    Sorry, I'm a newb to LED headlights, my last car had HID's stock.
     
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  19. Nov 6, 2016 at 4:29 AM
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    Don't be sorry. After entering my 2016 Tundra I also saw many choices. Would need to make a call to sort it all out.
     
  20. Nov 6, 2016 at 7:55 AM
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    Have you had these installed in any vehicles for a good amount of time yet? I have morimoto hid'd from trs in both my trucks. stupid bright, down side is reliability... bout an year and half and the bulbs shit the bed. haS the led tech. been proven for longevity yet?
     
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    Hey Bannock, I put these bulb in my wifes car and they are very nice. Might try them in my tundra for a week and see how they look compaired to my ebay specials.
     
  23. Nov 6, 2016 at 9:51 AM
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    Awesome good to hear more positive feed back. I feel like at $55 you can't go wrong.
     
  24. Nov 6, 2016 at 2:31 PM
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    I might just try this aux beam ,I've seen some people on YouTube they love this aux beam , if you have any picture of the Tundra with these LED kit on ,that would be really helpful to most of us who are tempting to switch to LED
     
  25. Nov 6, 2016 at 3:00 PM
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    I would have to pull the light off to install these due to the size of them, I might do this in the week. Will let you know
     
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    Thank you !
     
  27. Nov 6, 2016 at 4:13 PM
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    I just did LED conversion yesterday. I would say i definitely use cheaper option than a lot of these guys on here. Go on Amazon and take a look, there are plenty of options out there. The reason i wanted to switch was because i have done conversions on all my other vehicles so the white light is a necessity to me,yellow dingy halogens just dont cut it. I used Innovited All in One headlight conversion kit and have attached the link below. $40 gets you the headlight bulbs straight plug and play no ballasts or extra harware. works with factory location and even the power motor to raise and lower light output for trailer control.

    So far, these are impressive, grant it not as much output as HID's but i was tired of being "that guy" and getting flashed every 2 lane road i drove on. I used innovited for the headlights and fog lights so matching white color output. All the information is on amazon. Definitely worth the $40 to get you that nice white led look for fraction of the costs.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FR7577G headlights ($40)
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FR758RU foglights ($50)

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    '16 tundra headlights are H4. the confusing part is the fog lights, for some reason toyota tried to say their fog lights we H16, however if you buy a replacement H16, they WILL not fit unless its an OEM (expensive) Toyota fog light replacement. The H11 is the fog light replacement bulb i used and it fit perfectly.
     
  29. Nov 7, 2016 at 7:42 AM
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    We have been doing these for about 2-3 years now with a majority of sales within the last year. We have only had one case where the customer came back BUT it was a manufacture defect, so it was replaced with a new set.
     
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    These are much more reliable than the HID's and in my opinion give a lot better light coverage. HIDs tend to give a very scatter light output. When I pop in the year, make, model in the home screen, it shows all the lighting placement options with which light you need. For some reason when you are on a product and put in year/make/model it gives you everything.

    The "clockable collar" just allows you to adjust how the light is spread. Once you put the bulb in and turn to lock it into place, if the beam pattern off of the reflectors isn't correct, you can turn the bulb to adjust it to what you need.

    The extra wire with the box attached is the load resistor/anti-flicker harness. This kit is all 100% plug and play. No cutting or modifying. It also allows you to still use the stock headlight adjuster.

    Yes, that is 2 year warranty. The Silver-Lux Pro runs a 3 year warranty
     
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