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Old 10-18-2016, 06:18 PM
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

No, never had an issue with blinding oncoming drivers.

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

@JDebler - Thank you for posting this!! Any more thoughts now that you've had the bulbs installed for a few days? You've also done a great job showing how the new bulbs have 5700k color temperature, whereas the previous generation where bluer (6500k).

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Old 10-22-2016, 06:19 PM
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Installing the passenger side now.

BTW...for those who are looking for a pic of where to mount the control box, here's the passenger side.




If you look closely, you can see the black copper ribbon of the back of the LED light mounted in the headlight housing.
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

And here is the driver side, though the nearly useless access hole
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

So last night I drove around and these are definitely an improvement over the previous version. The cutoff is better, and the output is less scattered.

Should you upgrade if you have the previous version? I am glad that I did. The difference is there, but it isn't night and day. I'd say a 10-15% improvement, maybe a tad more. If you can afford it, do it.

Should you get them if you are on running the stock halogens? Absolutely!!
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Thanks @JDebler !! We measured them as being 22% brighter then the previous version, so your "guesstimate" is pretty good!!
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Thanks @JDebler !! We measured them as being 22% brighter then the previous version, so your "guesstimate" is pretty good!!
I was trying to be on the conservative side.
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Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

I just ordered the H11 and the led fog light kit from Xenon Depot. They'll be in by next week and I'll post the results.
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I just ordered the H11 and the led fog light kit from Xenon Depot. They'll be in by next week and I'll post the results.
Sweet! Looking forward to the results

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

I am placing an order today for the H11 kit for my headlight the OPT7 I just couldn't get installed properly in my '15 Limited. Hopefully these will install much easier.
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Thanks @Nee782! Let us know how you like the Xtreme H11 LED headlight kit.

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