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Hey guys my bulbs need changing and I was looking at h11 LED bulbs. But I'm not sure if I should stick to halogen h-11 bulbs. Can I get your input. Thank you in advance.
 

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Get some Philip h9 bulbs, you just have to remove a small tab so it fits.


Way brighter than halgoen h11s (Shorter life trade off though) and like $15 for a pair on Amazon.
 

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Get some Philip h9 bulbs, you just have to remove a small tab so it fits.


Way brighter than halgoen h11s (Shorter life trade off though) and like $15 for a pair on Amazon.
Have you done this before? And why not just get $20 dollar LEDs
 

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Go with LED. You won't be sorry.

I've been changing halogen lighting to LED for several years now. No one has ever asked to have their old halogens put back in, lol. Every car has shown a vast improvement in night time driving visibility, with only several of the older cars (15 + years) sometimes needing adjustment for proper aim.

Carid.com is an excellent source for quality lighting and cross referencing the correct bulb. A little on the expensive side, but I have found out that you really get what you pay for when it comes to LED lighting. I have found out that the newer 2 LED design for the H series throws a much cleaner sharper cut-off line in low beam mode. That style also works well with the projector headlights.

On the cutting edge, there is a new series of LEDs now just making it out to manufacturing that uses about 30% less power, while providing about 40% more lumens (light output). For example, I had replaced all the T10 bulbs on my Murano with LEDs 2 years ago, turn, license plate, backup, and side marker lights. I've just replaced them all with the newer chips, with only 3 LEDs per bulb versus the old LED T10s which had 15 LEDs per bulb. Lumens is higher and the output is sharper, really noticeable when using reverse.


Have a good day.
 

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Have you done this before? And why not just get $20 dollar LEDs
Yeah, I have them in my car right now, I just did them because it was widely done thing but I should check out LEDs. I have some for my license plate light they are bright as hell.
 

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I still have the original bulbs in my 09. They are still bright especially the high beams. If they go out I’ll put the same one in. I have a 16 Edge and the halogens are weak so I’ll replace then with LEDS. Good videos on YouTube
 

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I have led bulbs coming in this week will keep you guys posted and will show before and after pics
 

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The ones I got are called beamtech from Amazon. Get the ones that are flat not round.
 

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Adobo_Santos, a lot of the difference in your photo is color temperature difference between the LEDs and the halogens. Most halogens are 3700 degrees, but they are available in "whiter" colors, meaning around 5000 degrees or even a bit higher. LEDs come in a selection of color temps as well, but often are around 5000. Clearly you went wit a higher color temp in the driver's side lights, which is fine.

That explains the color difference. How much the LEDs provided better lighting is another issue. The driver's side definitely looks brighter on the car in front, but the glare on the driver's side light may be the camera angle.

Getting the spec on the lumens generated by the LED vs. the halogen would answer the question about actual light output. Please let us know the output of the lamps on the left right side in lumens - that would tell us a lot.
 

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The ones I got are called beamtech from Amazon. Get the ones that are flat not round.
Be sure the orientation of the LED bulb is vertical, with the LEDs pointing to the sides.

Just looking at the reflection of the lighting on the van in front of your car, I can tell that you'll be able so see much better. Even with only one bulb installed.

Have a good day.
 

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Adobo_Santos, a lot of the difference in your photo is color temperature difference between the LEDs and the halogens. Most halogens are 3700 degrees, but they are available in "whiter" colors, meaning around 5000 degrees or even a bit higher. LEDs come in a selection of color temps as well, but often are around 5000. Clearly you went wit a higher color temp in the driver's side lights, which is fine.

That explains the color difference. How much the LEDs provided better lighting is another issue. The driver's side definitely looks brighter on the car in front, but the glare on the driver's side light may be the camera angle.

Getting the spec on the lumens generated by the LED vs. the halogen would answer the question about actual light output. Please let us know the output of the lamps on the left right side in lumens - that would tell us a lot.
These LEDs are a huge improvement over the old halogen bulbs. It's been a couple days and have had no issues.
 

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These LEDs are a huge improvement over the old halogen bulbs. It's been a couple days and have had no issues.
Enjoy!

Like I've said in the past, "I've never had anyone who's converted to LED headlights correctly come back wanting their old halogen bulbs back in.". Every complaint that I've personally dealt with was the result of someone using cheap LED bulbs or not using the correct LED assembly for the headlight housing.

It getting harder and harder to get a "bad/off" LED headlight, unless you're being cheap and only looking at the $50 and under LED headlights.

Have a good day.
 
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