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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

I had hids installed top and bottom. 5500k bulbs. The factory projectors handle the light well, and the beam pattern is great. I've seen after market retro fit projectors and I will definetly get them installed in the future. Way better light and cut off line. You won't regret hid fogs.

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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

And there's plenty of room behind the bumper to tuck them away nicely.
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

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This is weird ...I installed a set of the opt 7 LEDs into the fog projectors on my jeep and they just worked ..I only had to use the inverter plugs

I just installed a set of opt 7's into the fog projectors on my 2015 Durango and when I powered them on they both worked..as soon as I put the car in gear 1 would go out ..and it wouldn't come back on?

I shut the car off and started it and it did the same thing..so I decided to use the capacitors they provide and that worked when I installed it on the one that was going out

When I installed the capacitor on the other side that light would go out when put in gear?

So I removed the capacitor on that side and now they work perfectly???

So I have a capacitor on the passenger side and no capacitor on the driver side and they work fine?

Anyone have any idea why this might be?
If the LED's don't flicker...whatever it takes. I had to install mine with all the hardware. What happens if you install the hardware from the other side of the car ? If I understand correctly, your LED's would not work if you didn't have 1 capacitor in. Is that side dependent (passenger, driver)? When changing the hardware between passenger and driver sides, are you reporting a problem?

I had to do a few permutations until I diagnosed a bad connector. I had both LEDs lit up using the wiring used on the driver's side. When I got to the passenger side and the second set of polarity wire and capacitor, it did not work. I moved the entire working combo from driver side to passenger side and everything worked. Ultimately I traced it to a bad polarity wire which I got replaced under warranty.

Maybe you have a bad capacitor, however the car only needs to "sense" one capacitor to allow the fog lights to work. I would ask OPT-7 for another capacitor and make all attempts to run identical setups between driver and passenger side. I wouldn't want different circuit loads to crap out a rather expensive bulb, due to a missing part that would be sent to you free anyways.
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Old 12-16-2015, 03:43 PM
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

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If the LED's don't flicker...whatever it takes. I had to install mine with all the hardware. What happens if you install the hardware from the other side of the car ? If I understand correctly, your LED's would not work if you didn't have 1 capacitor in. Is that side dependent (passenger, driver)? When changing the hardware between passenger and driver sides, are you reporting a problem?

I had to do a few permutations until I diagnosed a bad connector. I had both LEDs lit up using the wiring used on the driver's side. When I got to the passenger side and the second set of polarity wire and capacitor, it did not work. I moved the entire working combo from driver side to passenger side and everything worked. Ultimately I traced it to a bad polarity wire which I got replaced under warranty.

Maybe you have a bad capacitor, however the car only needs to "sense" one capacitor to allow the fog lights to work. I would ask OPT-7 for another capacitor and make all attempts to run identical setups between driver and passenger side. I wouldn't want different circuit loads to crap out a rather expensive bulb, due to a missing part that would be sent to you free anyways.

Yeah...when I was installing these I was thinking about how you had mentioned you had a bad connector...I wasn't able to determine if it was a bad connector or a bad capacitor or what? But I did try the bulbs on each side and had the same issue...one light would go out or the other ..

So after I installed the Capacitor on the passenger side they both stayed on after that...but it kind of freaks me out that there is a different setup on each side...wondering if there will be an early failure because of this...I think I'll cal Opt 7 to see if they might have any ideas why this might be
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

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The OPT7 LED kit is 5000K and they do have a much better output than the stock bulbs, its noticeable right away, you could almost use the fog lights alone at night as low beam on small streets and of course low speeds but definitely the fill much better the space right in front of the jeep. I have no regrets! By the way the OPT7 HAVE 7,000 LUMENS combined between both bulbs
Can you provide a link to the OPT7 LED kit for 5000k bulbs? I can only find one that offers 6000K.

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Old 12-18-2015, 05:17 PM
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Can you provide a link to the OPT7 LED kit for 5000k bulbs? I can only find one that offers 6000K.

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I think that was a typo. I searched for the same.
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

Ok, I finally committed. I was back and forth on what to do. My goal was to have the headlights and fogs match. I couldn't find any suitable fogs with a 4300k temp that were also powerful. I considered upgrading the fogs to HID, but then decided it would be too much trouble. I finally decided to go with the Opt7 LEDs like most everyone else here, but also upgrade the HID bulbs in the headlights to match the 6000k FOGS. A little pricier this way because the HIDs are not cheap, but I am very pleased so far. Its dark now, so I will get some pics now too.

I really appreciate everyone's contributions here as they helped tremendously and gave me confidence in the route I settled on. Let me know if you have any questions.

I used a capacitor on each side. I did not use the polarity invertors (don't really see the need, the plugs are reversible). Used Zip ties to tuck everything in nicely.

One tip: If you think you can start the car and turn the headlights on to play with the polarity, combos, etc until it works-- well you cannot. It seems you need the on or off signal to initially trigger them. I had to try a connection and then turn the lights on to test, then back off an try another connection possibility.

First pic is are the products.

Second is with just the drivers side installed, both FOG and HID bulb.

The last is with all installed.
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

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Ok, I finally committed. I was back and forth on what to do. My goal was to have the headlights and fogs match. I couldn't find any suitable fogs with a 4300k temp that were also powerful. I considered upgrading the fogs to HID, but then decided it would be too much trouble. I finally decided to go with the Opt7 LEDs like most everyone else here, but also upgrade the HID bulbs in the headlights to match the 6000k FOGS. A little pricier this way because the HIDs are not cheap, but I am very pleased so far. Its dark now, so I will get some pics now too.

I really appreciate everyone's contributions here as they helped tremendously and gave me confidence in the route I settled on. Let me know if you have any questions.

I used a capacitor on each side. I did not use the polarity invertors (don't really see the need, the plugs are reversible). Used Zip ties to tuck everything in nicely.

One tip: If you think you can start the car and turn the headlights on to play with the polarity, combos, etc until it works-- well you cannot. It seems you need the on or off signal to initially trigger them. I had to try a connection and then turn the lights on to test, then back off an try another connection possibility.

First pic is are the products.

Second is with just the drivers side installed, both FOG and HID bulb.

The last is with all installed.
How much did you pay if you don't mind me asking? Looking to do the exact same thing with my high altitude.
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Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland LED conversion kit installed in Fog Lights

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How much did you pay if you don't mind me asking? Looking to do the exact same thing with my high altitude.
Installed myself. Fogs are easy. HIDs are a pain to get to. Requires patience. The LED Fogs were $80 with discount code (mentioned on here earlier) directly from their site and I got the HIDs from Xenondepot. They had a promo code for 20% off. $284 for those before the discount. It's still on their site "xmas20".
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Installed myself. Fogs are easy. HIDs are a pain to get to. Requires patience. The LED Fogs were $80 with discount code (mentioned on here earlier) directly from their site and I got the HIDs from Xenondepot. They had a promo code for 20% off. $284 for those before the discount. It's still on their site "xmas20".
Thanks, appreciate the help. Sent you a DM too.
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That's why I chose the d3 Osram cbi bulbs myself
The 6000k Ultinon actually have a lower lumen output

If you look at the pics I posted previously you'll see how mine look

The osram 5000k with the 6000k opt7's on fog ..with the factory Drl and it all matches very nicely
Are these the osram bulbs you purchased for the headlights?

http://www.amazon.com/OSRAM-D2S-CBI-...productDetails
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