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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2019 6:39 am    Post subject: Re: HID headlights Reply with quote

Many of the new design LED bulbs are concentrating on placing the diode in the exact location of the original halogen or incandescent filament. They are also making the LED housing as narrow as possible to try and achieve a match on all three planes XYZ.
When purchasing LED replacement bulbs try and buy one that matches as close as possible and you will end up with a beam of light that will not piss off oncoming traffic, but is still much brighter.
As far as brightness goes, LEDs still can't match the the 55W HIDs (but those require complete assembly replacement).

Here is an LED bulb comparison for you.

https://youtu.be/SQF5ESBHLrw


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2019 2:25 pm    Post subject: Re: HID headlights Reply with quote

zozo wrote:
I just put in a set of LEDs.
Are these H4 replacements or 7" round replacements ? Brand ?
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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2019 4:42 pm    Post subject: Re: HID headlights Reply with quote

panel wrote:
zozo wrote:
I just put in a set of LEDs.
Are these H4 replacements or 7" round replacements ? Brand ?


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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2019 9:04 pm    Post subject: Re: HID headlights Reply with quote

So these ones appear to be 7" replacements. Are the lenses removable on these units that you have installed? I have the early fluted style lens, so they would not work with my setup with the lens attached.
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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2019 12:24 am    Post subject: Re: HID headlights Reply with quote

CruisinMark wrote:
So these ones appear to be 7" replacements. Are the lenses removable on these units that you have installed? I have the early fluted style lens, so they would not work with my setup with the lens attached.


Not that I recall.
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