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LED Headlight upgrades

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by jarivero0312, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. Aug 3, 2018 at 5:21 PM
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    jarivero0312

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    I just bought a new tundra for the cheap since it needed a new engine. The original engine had 240k miles. I dropped a newer one with 105k. The first thing I noticed was that the headlights were yellowed out and dim. I just bought new assemblies and I need help finding the right led kit. I was just wondering what you guys have done.
     
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  2. Aug 3, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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    Rock star wheels, off road tires, LED interior lights, LED fog lights, and .50 cal antenna.
    I’m in for info as well.
     
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    You will get more responses if you post in the "Lighting" forum.
     
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    For a 2002 I think buying a set with clear lenses and doing an LED or HID Retrofit is your best bet for looks and light output. Just be sure to get them sealed up well
     
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    Be aware that 2 door, extra cab and double cab have different headlights. But get something like this...

    And open them up and add something like this...led or hid

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    Thanks for the replies
     
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    If you already have the housings you're half way there. Don't just add LED bulbs though. Get the projector and do it right. The scatter of LED bulbs in the stick reflector housing will be blinding to oncoming traffic. HID projectors fo cost less than LED
     
  8. Aug 4, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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    I concur with that, do the projector upgrade. Not only will you avoid blinding people who you are behind on the road but your light output will be better with the focus.

    I did HID with a kit from the retrofit source, came out really well. My lights spread across 4 lane freeways, they shine very far ahead and they don't blind people (lowered hatchbacks maybe). There were not as many LED kits at the time but if they run cooler I would go that route.

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