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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Viper where did you order those bulbs from? Did you have to do any splicing / soldering? Any flicker issues?


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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

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Viper where did you order those bulbs from? Did you have to do any splicing / soldering? Any flicker issues?


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I ordered the bulbs through my local dealer, they have a great accessory department, look to be the same bulbs you can order through GTR lLighting! Google them and you will find great reviews on their quality bulbs and performance. The bulbs were totally plug and play, no splicing or wiring. Love the lights, great improvement and look great, just installed LED fog lights to match. Only fault I have found is on the high beams when on DRL mode will intermittently have some flicker, but when on on high beams work great. Was not even sure these bulbs would work with my DRL until I tried them. Specs for bulbs says 9 volts min, DRL use 6 volts to high beams to function. So I am happy they function and look great when on in DRL mode, can live with minor flicker in DRL mode, no flicker on low beams or high beams.
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Thank you for the info viper, that GTR conversion kit looks very well put together, do you have any pics of the low beams on at night head on or off angled, trying to get an idea of the actual color


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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

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Thank you for the info viper, that GTR conversion kit looks very well put together, do you have any pics of the low beams on at night head on or off angled, trying to get an idea of the actual color


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I do not have any night photos will try to take some and post them for you,


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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

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Only fault I have found is on the high beams when on DRL mode will intermittently have some flicker, but when on on high beams work great.
Don't be too concerned...

I've noticed flicker with the OEM halogen lights lit up as DRLs when I pull into the parking garage at work and pull up to a wall or column.

I am one of the (apparently) few people in the USA that prefer to have DRLs. I had the dealer activate the DRLs on my 2012. I was looking at using aftermarket LED DRLs, but the good units are expensive and I couldn't find a good place to mount them that wouldn't look cheap/tacky.
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I do not have any night photos will try to take some and post them for you,


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Here are a few night photos I tried to take with my phone, did no turn out to clear at night, can see colour better in daylight I thinkImageUploadedByJeepGarage1412222183.651653.jpgImageUploadedByJeepGarage1412222198.055547.jpgImageUploadedByJeepGarage1412222220.109729.jpg

Photos are LED low beams on, one photo shows my LED fog lights as well, hope this helps


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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Thank you viper! They look nice and bright, do they have a slight blueish color to them at all? Think I will be pulling the trigger on these very soon!


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Thank you viper! They look nice and bright, do they have a slight blueish color to them at all? Think I will be pulling the trigger on these very soon!


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They are a very white clean light, very slight blue if any, and yes they are very bright, really noticed how well they light the lines on the road, also reflector signs etc light up very bright and clear, and throw light out wider to sides of road as well, no regret for getting them.
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They are a very white clean light, very slight blue if any, and yes they are very bright, really noticed how well they light the lines on the road, also reflector signs etc light up very bright and clear, and throw light out wider to sides of road as well, no regret for getting them.
Which LEDs did you use for your fog lights? Are they about the same color temperature in person?
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

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Viper where did you order those bulbs from? Did you have to do any splicing / soldering? Any flicker issues?


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I got the lights at my local dealer, he gets them from ACS Distributors here in Calgary Alberta, order desk # 1-800-567-5452, hope this helps. The bulbs where plug and play, very easy to install and remove if required. No flicker on low beams, did find some intermittent minor flicker when high beams bulbs are on for day time running lights (law here in Canada) no flicker when high beams on, had lights in for some time now, love them, very bright, and look great. Note look to be the same bulbs from GTR Lighting, google them, great reviews.
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Which LEDs did you use for your fog lights? Are they about the same color temperature in person?

I ordered the fog lights from VLEDS, colour is very close, check out my thread on them, took a bit to fit bulbs in, but look great in the end


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I ordered the fog lights from VLEDS, colour is very close, check out my thread on them, took a bit to fit bulbs in, but look great in the end

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