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Anyone running these LED headlights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jstylez, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. Apr 23, 2017 at 1:51 PM
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    jstylez

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    Most headlights on eBay are utter crap. Crap quality. Crap light output.
     
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  3. Apr 23, 2017 at 3:07 PM
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    I just installed these from Protuninglab, I installed OPT7 Fluxbeam LED H11 Bulbs in these lights, I have not seen them at night yet, I will check it out tonight. I inspected the lights before I installed them and they seem like they are good quality, Time will tell

    Before

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    After

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  4. Apr 23, 2017 at 7:11 PM
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    JdevTac

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    Please post output pics!!
     
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    inwood customs

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    Always seal non oem lights with GE SILICONE II

    not too long ago a couple sellers, spyder being 1 iirc said to do the same in fine print on the bottom of the page
     
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  6. Apr 23, 2017 at 8:21 PM
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    This. Sealing with silicone is a must. I bought some Depo brand headlights and kinda reluctantly sealed them with silicone before installing. But we've had some very humid and rainy weather recently and I see no signs of fogging at all, and now I'm really glad I did seal them.

    Can't tell ya too much about the projector lights other than that I've heard some folks saying that the light output isn't as much as the stock headlights.
     
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  7. May 20, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    I installed these on my truck about 3 weeks ago. As far as looks go they're awesome. I put LED bulbs in my fogs and tried LED's in the headlights but they use projector bulbs that are not designed for LED bulbs so the light output sucked. So I ended up going with HID for the headlight which has better results than the LED but to be honest I'm not a fan of the light output on high beam. Low beam is not that bad. I used to get a lot of people flashing their lights at me thinking I had my high beam on in my stock headlights.

    Anyway back to these, if you live in an urban area I'd say they're great. But I live in a very rural area and I'm not a fan of the high beam output. Projectors focus light so you don't get a lot of light shinning towards the sides of the roads, which is an issue for me because I work graveyard and there's so many deer out here. I might end up putting a light bar on my bull bar later on to help with the high beam.

    FYI make sure if you order bulbs for these you get H9 or H11. These do not use the same bulbs as our OEM assemblies (learned that the hard way)
     
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  8. May 20, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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    Lights look sick. Can't wait to see night pics.
     
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    Make sure you seal it. Its the easiest and best thing you can do. O and also.... make sure you seal them.
     
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    Where do you accuaully seal ? Just where the clear lens meets the housing around the edge ?
     
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    Update? I'd like to see the cutoff against a wall
     
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    The Lightbar works for me! I'm out in the sticks, too. Lots of deer running around at night.
     
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    OOOHHHH....I did...sealed the living crap out of them...I haven't driven the truck at night yet, i still don't know how the output is, i haven't even fine tuned the adjustments yet...can rush these things...I'm a CAT mechanic, we're creating an EMPIRE...lol
     
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    Yes there should be a space you can fill it in, some spaces will take more than others
     
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    Ya I got u bars on my f150 and sealed it and no problems. Everyone I seen with problems did not deal them.
     
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    Yep that was the first thing I did. They seemed to be sealed pretty good when I bought them but I saw some potential issue areas so I went ahead and sealed them. Haven't seen any fogging of the lense yet and it's been raining like crazy up here in NC
     
  17. May 21, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    This is the night of the install but haven't gotten the chance to take night pictures of the output. I work for John Deere we're building an empire lol

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  19. May 21, 2017 at 7:05 AM
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    I want a light bar just don't wanna spend bug bucks on one. Rather have some wheels first
     
  20. May 21, 2017 at 8:02 AM
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    Those look great! Could you give us a updated review in a few weeks
     

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