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3rd Gen HID vs LED vs Halogen H11 projector headlights

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by crashnburn80, Jan 25, 2019.

  1. Sep 29, 2020 at 7:18 AM
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    THE_KiRRAx

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    So I think I may pick up just a set of Phillips H9 bulbs then, do the modifications as shown above and worry about MAYBE picking up the harness/adapter later. Thanks for all the videos and pictures guys, very big help!

    Still looking at KC Gravity fogs in the future, maybe for my birthday next year, haha.
     
  2. Sep 29, 2020 at 7:41 AM
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  3. Sep 29, 2020 at 7:47 AM
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    Link for the headlights?
     
  4. Sep 29, 2020 at 8:13 AM
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    I got mine from McGeorge Toyota.
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    McGeorge double boxed mine, so it was extra safe as it crossed the Pacifc. No broken tabs.
     
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    Power Bulbs has just shipped my new Philips Pro150s so in the next couple of weeks "Royal Mail" should be dropping them off at my castle
     
  7. Sep 29, 2020 at 10:17 AM
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    I'll pass on the details....:rofl:
     
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  8. Sep 29, 2020 at 3:49 PM
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    I wasn't expecting those to be available this month as the ship date was estimated at 10/10. Admittedly I had not yet placed my order so I did so this morning. Thanks for the heads up!
     
  9. Sep 29, 2020 at 6:57 PM
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    So I’m installing the Xenon Pro HID’s H11 and 9005 for my 4Runner hope I made the right call.

    55W 6000K
     
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  10. Sep 29, 2020 at 9:35 PM
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    Anxious to see if the glare cap on the new philips 150 is shorter than the GE/Tungsrams.
     
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  11. Sep 29, 2020 at 10:17 PM
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    If the packaging picture is right the glare caps appear to be a good bit shorter but the blue tint longer (and maybe lighter?)
    https://www.powerbulbs.com/us/product/philips-x-tremevision-pro150-h11-single

    Looking forward to hearing feedback on these, pricey though, priced for qty 1 at the link above.

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    Would it be easier to do the fogs at the same time as the headlights or does it really matter? Haven’t pulled the trigger on the LED headlights yet but when I do, not sure if I should get the fogs to do at the same time if it is easier with everything out (haven’t looked particularly closely). Thanks.
     
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    The glare cap on the GE was the killer for me. Just not enough light to the sides (without also running fogs). The new Philips 150 cap looks to be nearly identical to that of the Philips 100. If that’s the case, and they’re even brighter, they’re gonna be a winner for sure.

    The GE glare caps rob a ton of light from the periphery in comparison to the Philips.
     
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    Doesn't really matter. I did my fogs a long time ago, two times, first Morimoto Ambers then TRD Pro Rigids.

    Although, it is pretty easy to do them altogether. Since everything is much more accessible with the grille, bumper and trim all out of the way.
     
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    I am very much looking forward to your review on them.
     
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    Question.

    I put LED replacements in the rear tail lights but now when the headlights are on and you put the signal on the blink fast? Not when the headlights are off.
     
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    What is hyper-flashing?
    Hyper-flashing is nothing more than a turn signal that blinks faster than normal. It’s a deliberate function of the vehicle’s turn signal circuit that alerts the driver that there is a bulb failure.



    How does hyper-flashing work?

    Standard bulbs (not LEDs) use electrical resistance to create light . When you turn a bulb on, the filament will generate that resistance, in turn creating heat and light. If a bulb is burned-out, your vehicle can tell that the resistance is low and will begin to hyper-flash.

    Any time you replace standard-issue tail lights, marker lights or turn signals with LED upgrades, there is a risk for hyper-flashing. The key to success is to make sure the LED lights properly simulate the resistance of the standard bulbs they’re replacing.
     
  18. Sep 30, 2020 at 7:03 AM
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    This is what I purchased.

    iBrightstar Newest 9-30V Super Bright Low Power 7440 7443 T20 LED Bulbs with Projector replacement for Tail Brake Lights Turn signal Lights, Brilliant Red


    Says they fit.
     
  19. Sep 30, 2020 at 7:08 AM
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    About this item
    • (Set of 2 Bulbs)54SMD 3014 & 3SMD 3030 high Brightness chips per bulb,Working Voltage:9v-30v,Size: 1.75"x 0.94" x 0.86"
    • Fits:7440A 7440NA 7440 7440SV 7443NA 7441 7443 7443R 7444 992 WY21W W21/5W W21W etc. Easy installation, plug and play.
    • Application:Brake Lights,Tail Lights,Stop Lights,Daytime Running Lights,Fog Lights etc.Load resistor or flash relay might be needed to prevent the hyper flash when replacement for Turn Signal Lights.
    • Advantage:Compatible for both CK/SRCK and Standard socket, non-polarity design.300% brighter than original halogen bulb, full Aluminum Housing with Projection lens for Maximum Light output and better heat distribution,built in Constant Current IC for Longer life span & Low Power Consumption.
    • Please double check owners manual or original bulb number to confirm before placing an order. Any other problem please feel free to contact us, we are always here to satisfy of you.
    Sounds like you will need a relay
     
  20. Sep 30, 2020 at 7:23 AM
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    Anyone on here know if its a 2 3 or what type of relay I need?
     

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