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Old 06-17-2008, 06:55 PM   #1
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LED halo Projector headlight problem

my LED Projector headlight problem
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ok bought these light and got them installed ...
couple things came up ..
only 3/6 of the small LED's worked
the halo lights are very dim




just wondering if i could buy LED replacements and where?
i tried switching the + and - around but still no worky lol
and if the halos are really that dim or if it my lights ?
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:42 PM   #2
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Those look bad a$$.Hope you find a fix.Have you called the manufacture?? Welcome to TW.You're in the right place.
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If they're made by the same company that made the angel eye headlights I got for my old VW there are some cheapo bulbs that power the rings. Either 1 or 2 per halo ring. Those can be replaced with some LEDs that are brighter.

I've got no idea about the LEDs that are not lit up... sounds defective to me. Is it the same on both sides? If so that's odd.

Good luck.
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:06 PM   #4
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Those look bad a$$.Hope you find a fix.Have you called the manufacture?? Welcome to TW.You're in the right place.
ya they are bad ass .. to bad they don't work... i got big plans for the truck... i just hate it when things don't work out ... and ya im calling the manufacturer tomorrow morn first thing lol to see what is up !!! i was on such a high picking up the truck then such a low when things where not working right !!! lol

the LEDs can be taken out and replaced i think... or taken out at leased because i did it !!! lol but if the halo's are f-ed then i will get a new set sent ... not sure what to do yet !!! i just got them installed today so i just found out that i need to put in some hyper white light bulbs in too... just not bright enough for me... its a stock bright ... but yo they are projector headlight .. lol they should be blinding !!! lol
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even the eyebrow lights are dim lol could it be a power problem????
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:15 PM   #6
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If they're made by the same company that made the angel eye headlights I got for my old VW there are some cheapo bulbs that power the rings. Either 1 or 2 per halo ring. Those can be replaced with some LEDs that are brighter.

I've got no idea about the LEDs that are not lit up... sounds defective to me. Is it the same on both sides? If so that's odd.

Good luck.

very interesting... ill see about the halo lights ... im just so done forking money into these things that should work outta the box.. u know !!! stupid aftermarket hahaha

and ya i don't know if u can see the pic or not but 2 LEDs work on the right side and only one on the left ... bugs me so much its very getto fabulous the way it is now haha wit it only half working !!! lol i was maybe thinking it was a power supply problem ... not enough juice??? i dont think so tho ...

this better not be a sign hahaha i getting LED tail lights, LEDs in the hood scoop, and halo Fog lights ... better not have any problems with those next week
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This may sound lame, but try rotating the LED bulbs...they may be backwards. I had this problem when I installed LED bulbs on my motorcycle. I thought one of them bulbs were burned out, so I ordered a new one. Come to find out, it wasn't burned out at all, but installed wrong.

With LED's, you have to remember that they are diodes, so they only allow current to go one way. So if they are installed backwards, then the power won't go through them.

I hope that helps a little. Not sure why the brows are dim. I won't be able to tell unless I see a schematic. I'm an electrical engineer, BTW, so if you need some electrical help, let me know and I can try to figure it out for you.
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This may sound lame, but try rotating the LED bulbs...they may be backwards. I had this problem when I installed LED bulbs on my motorcycle. I thought one of them bulbs were burned out, so I ordered a new one. Come to find out, it wasn't burned out at all, but installed wrong.

With LED's, you have to remember that they are diodes, so they only allow current to go one way. So if they are installed backwards, then the power won't go through them.

I hope that helps a little. Not sure why the brows are dim. I won't be able to tell unless I see a schematic. I'm an electrical engineer, BTW, so if you need some electrical help, let me know and I can try to figure it out for you.

ya i tried that and still no worky ...
im going to try a few things ... i can put bulbs in where the LEDs are ... nice bright AMBERS would be nice see how that works... and see what it will take to change the halo bulbs or LEDS or whatever they may be!!!

any idea's on that?


if thats no good then I'm just going to get the company i ordered it through to send some replacement... saying these the ones are defective... time will tell !!!
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could you install a HID kit on these headlights? that could be way to go...
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you can install a HID headlight on it, I have mind installed on this after market housing, but do not brave enough to take the OEM headlight out..... I will get some local guy help me to install it, than I will upload some photo here
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Old 07-22-2008, 06:34 AM   #12
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you can install a HID headlight on it, I have mind installed on this after market housing, but do not brave enough to take the OEM headlight out..... I will get some local guy help me to install it, than I will upload some photo here
can't wait
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I just bought some headlights just like these that came with the hid kit already installed 6000k. Will post pics as soon as i get them. the high beams on the new lights are halogen but i will try to make them hid as well...just need to know the bulb size...
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I just bought some headlights just like these that came with the hid kit already installed 6000k. Will post pics as soon as i get them. the high beams on the new lights are halogen but i will try to make them hid as well...just need to know the bulb size...
I do try to replace the OEM heaadlight out, but I cannot get the last screw out..... any idea how to get that screw out?

I have a 4000K.. it is bright enough, I think 6000K will be a bit too much..
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i think actually 6000k is as brigth or a little less bright than the 4k. There was some discussion about it saying that our eyes can only perceive as much as the 4k white light... something like that... i will try looking for the thread but i think it was on toyotanation...
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The head light housing is very cool plus the 4000K HID.
It is easy to install. Also I install the running board, it cost $209 on ebay with free shipping.
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The head light housing is very cool plus the 4000K HID.
It is easy to install. Also I install the running board, it cost $209 on ebay with free shipping.
how are they installed??? mine are so (not bright) lol
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Just look like you install the regular bulb
open up the black rubber cover for the low beam, unscrew one screw for the clip that hold the bulb.
Than take the old bulb out, put the HID bulb in, put the clip & screw back.
second: have to cut i - 1/2 holes for the HID bulb wire, than is like cut a less than 1/4" hole a bit far away from the 1/2" hole for another set wire, may be if i have a chance I post some photos here.
It is easy
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Hi
I believe there is 2 types of Halo light on the market (ebay)
If you look closer, on the ebay auction, one is only have one socket(3 pins) than the LED & the signal night use the same OEM connection. so you only see one set of wire with 3 pin socket come out from the housing, the other one have the wire that outside the housing, i think this is the one that you have, (am I right?)
do you have a voltage tester or meter? check the wire, find a set that have 12 volts than you can hack it and hook up for the angel eyes & LED.
I use my TytnII phone to take the photos..... may be I use my wife camera tomorrow to shoot more photos and post it here.
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Hi
I believe there is 2 types of Halo light on the market (ebay)
If you look closer, on the ebay auction, one is only have one socket(3 pins) than the LED & the signal night use the same OEM connection. so you only see one set of wire with 3 pin socket come out from the housing, the other one have the wire that outside the housing, i think this is the one that you have, (am I right?)
do you have a voltage tester or meter? check the wire, find a set that have 12 volts than you can hack it and hook up for the angel eyes & LED.
I use my TytnII phone to take the photos..... may be I use my wife camera tomorrow to shoot more photos and post it here.


these are my headlights

this is what it looks like now

this is how f-ed the wires look hahaha

these are the 3 LEDs. as u can see i got 2 LEDs and one bulb only the 2 LEDs light up... if try to use 3 LEDs they WILL NOT light up

eyebrow wire with LED it can also light up a bulb and as u can see its on its own


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