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Thoughts on briteassled lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jiujitsu77, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Dec 18, 2015 at 10:10 AM
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    jiujitsu77

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    i was thinking about getting a set of led headlights for 2015 DCSB. has anyone had these before? i looked at the ones on www.brightassleds.com but they are $150. ebay has them for $50. please share your opinion
     
  2. Dec 19, 2015 at 10:04 AM
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    Just to clarify, after looking at brightassleds you are looking to replace the bulbs only, correct? Im not an expert but IMO don't do it. Your light assembly is not designed for LEDs and light dispersion will we crap. And as far as the cheap fleabay LEDs go you shouldnt even think about them unless you are okay with crappy output, crappy dispersion, and total failure after only a few months.
     
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  3. Dec 19, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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    I have no personal expierience on this.....but many people have installed them on a motorcycle forum. Most of them reported back after a few weeks how they were not happy with the light output. It qas weaker, and reflected off in weird directions since the reflector was not designed for them.
     
  4. Dec 19, 2015 at 4:26 PM
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    i got vleds vx3 headlights and foglights on my 2010.
    love em

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  5. Dec 19, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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    Best LEDs out there, pricey but worth it.

     
  6. Dec 19, 2015 at 5:25 PM
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    i paid 156 for led head and foglights

    vleds
     
  7. Dec 19, 2015 at 5:31 PM
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    I have the Brite Ass LED's in my truck, I think they work pretty good and they are far less annoying than HID's would be. I know they aren't perfect in terms of light scatter, but they do put out white light and work well when it isn't snowy, foggy, or rainy. I have yellow fog lights to help add contrast in poor weather conditions and that seems to help out.

    I will throw out there, you more or less loose your ability to have high beams. They still work but they aren't noticeable outside maybe lighting up some tops of trees. I have two KC Apollo's on the front of my truck that I substitute for high beams so loosing the stock ones wasn't really an issue for me, but it might be for you.
     
  8. Dec 20, 2015 at 8:34 AM
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    Running the 55w kensun headlights and fogs in the 6k heat range. -About $96.00 per set.- I see great even in some ridiculous rain storms up here in the NW. Normally I do hids on all my rigs but I didn't want to run them in the tacomas factory housings with those huge reflector housings. I assumed they would blind everyone, lol.
     
  9. Dec 20, 2015 at 8:46 AM
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    TacoVet

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    I bought nice led headlights on Amazon for 100$ opt7

    OPT7 Dual Motorcycle LED Headlight Kit w/ Arc-Glass Clear Beam - 80w 7,000Lm Crystal White 6K CREE (H4, 9003) - 2 Yr Warranty https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00WVJQO58/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_gSTDwb2YAG75S

    Love them.

    Just remember when you change your bulbs mark with tape where they are against a wall or garage or so when you put the new ones in you're all set.
     
  10. Dec 20, 2015 at 9:57 AM
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    I looked at those too and was tempted to try them out, I just have been running kensun hid kits for years in every rig I owned 10-12 and their customer service is incredible. Anything goes bad, they replace it express shipped for free. Those ones you linked look nice though for sure. How is the beam throw on them?
     

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