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Old 01-25-2014, 10:58 AM   #201
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I just wanted to let you guys know I did install the lights. It was really easy. I haven't had a clear night to film yet, but they work well. I was driving in a snow storm with them and they seem good. I think halogens cut through the snow a little better but they are still good. I need to test them more before I post my full review.
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Yeah I got my install 100% done now and have been driving around in the snow. I think they work great and I'm loving then for sure
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Post pics guys! Y'all like these vs HID?
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I just installed mine a few hours ago, but won't really get to test them until the morning. I had a little problem with one of the LED light driver boxes, but it is currently working as of a few minutes ago (The low beam did not work, I fiddled with the plug and tapped on the LED light driver box, then started to work. Messaged Lifetime LED about the issue).


I took off the plastic sleeve with the metal bulb alignment/mounting plate to put the rubber boot on it. Just twist and pull off. I had to apply a little force to pancake the rubber to get the sleeve to lock back in.:


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hmm, this beam pattern is not that great. no more nice cut off. any other side by side pics?
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I just wanted to let you guys know I did install the lights. It was really easy. I haven't had a clear night to film yet, but they work well. I was driving in a snow storm with them and they seem good. I think halogens cut through the snow a little better but they are still good. I need to test them more before I post my full review.
Yeah white lights when it's snowing doesn't work as well. that's why many off road lights have optional covers to change the tint.
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hmm, this beam pattern is not that great. no more nice cut off. any other side by side pics?

Sorry, that's all I have.

I really like them better than stock. To my eyes, they do light up the road better.

Update to my previous post: Lifetime LED did send out a replacement LED light driver and told me to toss the old one. The message to them was sent on 1/16 (1/17 their timezone), they replied on 1/17 and I received the replacement on 1/22.
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Sorry, that's all I have.

I really like them better than stock. To my eyes, they do light up the road better.

Update to my previous post: Lifetime LED did send out a replacement LED light driver and told me to toss the old one. The message to them was sent on 1/16 (1/17 their timezone), they replied on 1/17 and I received the replacement on 1/22.
sorry if it came off super negative. its way better then stock and doesnt look to have as much light splatter as the HID installs (not counting retrofitting)

will keeping an eye on this thread.
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this may have already been mentioned but i stopped reading after 5 pages. I know for a fact you can actually buy full led kits for a jeep wrangler (BOO) as there are 3 in my area that i know of, and they are stupid bright. One was behind me the other day and i swear he had RI duallys stuffed in the headlight housings, instead of the standard bulb design, and even as DRL's. Having converted to a 55w hid/projector setup myself i would have rivaled this guys particular setup with mine any day. It was BRIGHT, not blinding by any means, but it easily threw a good amount of light into the distance and not just up close
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this may have already been mentioned but i stopped reading after 5 pages. I know for a fact you can actually buy full led kits for a jeep wrangler (BOO) as there are 3 in my area that i know of, and they are stupid bright. One was behind me the other day and i swear he had RI duallys stuffed in the headlight housings, instead of the standard bulb design, and even as DRL's. Having converted to a 55w hid/projector setup myself i would have rivaled this guys particular setup with mine any day. It was BRIGHT, not blinding by any means, but it easily threw a good amount of light into the distance and not just up close
Hella makes them for the jeeps. But a whole replacement is super for a jeep since all it is is a round headlight.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:15 PM   #211
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Installed my headlights tonight, got dark before I could install the fogs. Will take pics tomorrow after everything is done.
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Truck light has LED headlights too. They replace the sealed beams, so early first gens can benefit, but not the rest of us...
Here's a video off their website.

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Great for us sealed beam people! $250 seems kinda steep though...
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My apologies on not getting that video up yet. It has been too cold here. It's going to be -15* f tonight and it kills my camera batteries really fast. As soon as I get a night above 0 I'll be out there shooting the last piece. I did film the install.

I would like to point out what I have learned so far.
- much more light
- good cut off not necessarily crisp but sharp enough.
- brights throw more light, but not a whole lot more distance.
- in bad snow there is a slight issue with accumulation on the headlight. Because they don't have as much heat, they don't melt the snow. It's not a major problem because it I still felt they threw enough light. Especially with my fogs(rigid duallys) on.

I am happy with the purchase and love the color. They are a little whiter than my duallys, but much better than the ugly halogen.

I have not been flashed by oncoming drivers yet.

This is why I haven't filmed the last part. lol
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Just ordered 2 sets... One for me and one for a Defender 90... we shall see
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Took this in the morning. Forgot to take before and after pictures oh well.

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Nope but I am very happy with them.

A few things I learned along the way...
definitely move the battery and washer fluid tank as it takes 2 min and makes installation much easier!
Installation took me about 2 min for the drivers side, but the clip on the passenger side was a bitch and took me like 13 min to close.

Fog Light installs are really quick and very straight forward.

As far as performance goes, they are amazing. My cut off is pretty sharp and lights up the road nicely! I can definately tell I not only got a wall of light, but the distance lit is also very improved.
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Are the set you sell the same as the Lifetime LED ones? When you said unlock the flange, what one exactly?
Yes they are the same. Anything offered on the lifetime site we sell also. We are an authorized Lifetime LED dealer. I am still working on adding the rest of the products to the store. We are also offering 15% off for forum members. Use the code : taco_15_off : for 15% off entire site. Come look around

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Good to see all the positive feedback on these...it's tough for me to justify ~150$ for headlight bulbs though...wish they were closer to the $100 price point. Hm...
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