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LED Lighting Conversion

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by chan2565, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. Jan 5, 2019 at 1:14 PM
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    So now that this has happened with Hikaris on low beams what should i use a High beams?
     
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  2. Jan 5, 2019 at 1:50 PM
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    So you contacted the Amazon seller and they are not going to send you a coupon for a replacement bulb?
     
  3. Jan 5, 2019 at 1:52 PM
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  4. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:01 PM
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    I sent them an email but have yet to hear back im sure they will take care of it. I just put my old headlights back in. I was going to buy Hikaris for the high beams but I am having 2nd thoughts now so now I need to look around for a HB replacement. I will want them to replace the pair!
     
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  5. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:12 PM
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    Ahh, ok. Well, I know some people are not keen on endorsements but I like my @XenonDepot Extreme Pro LEDs. At least if you have an issue you can call and speak to a person who is also an end user.

    And then there's @deAutoLED.com . I mean, I have their bulbs too in my front turn signals. They are insanely bright. And they also have excellent customer support.

    Pick one, either will not be a bad choice.

    I will only buy lighting from sources that offer customer support from now on.

    Case in point. My 42" Auxbeam lightbar developed a crack in the clear lens. Maybe stress related, maybe a stone. Ou was prepared to attempt a repair but I contacted them. It was within the warranty time frame so they sent a new light bar.

    I am a Amazon Prime member and shop there nearly daily but I definitely think twice about what I buy. Lighting, unless it's through the manufacturer will not be one.
     
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  6. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:24 PM
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    I really want to look into the xtreme pro led lights.
     
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  7. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:40 PM
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    Those photos do the products much better justice and they look great! Nice work. I never said they looked poor.

    The only more impressive finish I've seen personally was a filled, sanded, and airbrushed piece, which is a lot of post-processing that would drive up cost substantially.
     
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  8. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:43 PM
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    This is why I've gone with deAutoLED bulbs for my truck. I read most of this thread prior to purchasing and the general consensus was great quality and customer service. My truck just seems to not get along with the bulbs and I can't figure out why. And I'm 99% certain it isn't user error. How many engineers does it take to "screw" in a light bulb?
     
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  9. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:55 PM
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    On the @XenonDepot website there is a 10% off coupon. You might get free shipping too. Would make them $108.
     
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  10. Jan 5, 2019 at 2:56 PM
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    Now you know why I suggested @mesojdm :thumbsup:
     
  11. Jan 6, 2019 at 7:33 PM
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    any updated lists on interior LEDs? from the pages i could find, quite a few different ones that "worked" or did not fit right...
     
  12. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:19 AM
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    You will be dissapointed by the inexpensive Ebay dual color. They are only 3.6Watts each.
    https://youtu.be/OiepB7FL6Sw
     
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  13. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:25 AM
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    Great vid! A clear example of you get what you pay for in this case. That's why I don't mind spending the extra money for better lighting when I have to.

    However, there are exceptions to this rule and every once and while you spend less and get the same as people spending more. My light bars are like that.
     
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    Ebay model, you take your chances. Dual color, good output, though no strobe functions, or combined color output. just switchable between 3000K (yellow) and 6000K (white) colors.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/2X-dual-co...4-9005-9006-9007-9012-880-9000LM/142871179541

    36Watt , fan cooled, though raw lumen output is exaggerated, as are most of these type of ads.
    Realistically, an educated guess you are likely to get about 1800 - 2000 Lumen per bulb, and this should be a considerable improvement over stock, pending the beam pattern. If used in a projector it should work quite well; Reflector housing its a gamble on if you will have glare, or unwelcome shadows. Overall the design of this bulb is good with its thin center point, getting the light source as close as possible to stock filament location in the one axis.
     
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    Opinions please on the following :

    1.) Headlight Revolution GTR LED

    2.) Headlight Revolution Supernova V4

    3.) Xenon Depot Extreme Pro LED

    4.) Other ?

    Thanks
     
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    Don't waste your money on #1 buy #3 instead. Easy choice.

    Edit - check out the link in my signature.
     
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    Once I get this burnt out bulb replaced. I diffidently wont be buying Hikari's ever again.....
     
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    Thanks for the feedback !
     
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    So are they sending you another one?
     
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    You're welcome.
     

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