LEDG vs Halogen Incandescent headlights

Electrical and Ignition

  1. Bewy

    Bewy Well-Known Member

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    I looked into LED h'lights. There was such a dizzying array to chose from...& some quite expensive. I went with reliable, easy to fit halogens.
     
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    • dano

      dano Evil Handy Man

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      If I had to night drive my GTS a lot I would do one of these and the relay upgrade (which I do have). This is probably as good as it gets for a drop in, beyond stock replacement upgrade for those looking for increased night vision with out the guilt of being a ricer mod man.

      Hella 002395301 Hella Vision Plus Conversion Headlights | Summit Racing

      J.W. Speaker 557661 J. W. Speaker Model 8700 EVO 2 Classic LED Headlights | Summit Racing

      J.W. Speaker 554961 J. W. Speaker 8700 Evo 2 DOT-Compliant Dual Burn LED Headlights | Summit Racing

      J.W. Speaker 554941 J. W. Speaker 8700 Evo 2 DOT-Compliant Dual Burn LED Headlights | Summit Racing

      Since I'm lucky to even get to drive in the daytime, these are very low on the radar for now...
       
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      340Dart Obsessive Dart Disorder FABO Gold Member

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      I run the Hella Vision Plus with the relay upgrade. I really like them. Made a big difference over the sealed beams.

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    • Krooser

      Krooser Reform School Graduate

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      50 years ago I ran aircraft landing lights in place of the highbeams on my '65 Kenworth.

      Got stopped by the WI State Patrol for my speed...cop asked me if those were aircraft lights. "Yep"... I run the UP of Michigan every week and need them to see the deer.

      OK was the reply.

      I think Ford has a recall out on F150 headlights. Seems the wiring was wrong on some trucks allowing all four lights to blind oncoming drivers.
       
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      • fratzog lover

        fratzog lover Well-Known Member

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        Aha! I wondered why so many Ford drivers had their high beams on.
         
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        • Krooser

          Krooser Reform School Graduate

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        • RustyRatRod

          RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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          Well just don't STARE at it Dan. What's wrong with you? lol
           
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            66 Valiant wagon Well-Known Member

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            • 70dart340

              70dart340 Well-Known Member

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              Let's not knock my 747, please. I spent 20+ years building them. FYI, we have a jig in the factory to make sure they're properly aligned for take off's, and more importantly, for landing at 150 knots. If you see my lights coming at you, something is terribly wrong.....
               
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                70dart340 Well-Known Member

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                Help us out, Dan. Your advice years ago made my son's first vehicle, a W150 with a 6" lift kit, safe for him to drive without offending other drivers or the Popo's. You've earned my respect, kinda like a furry Bill Nye.
                 
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                Kern Dog FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                That is like going to the bikini contest to look at chicks....then settling for the fat clerk at the Wal Mart store.
                 
              • dirty white boy

                dirty white boy 50 yr old Juvenal delinquent

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                still got a box of them lights, never could get them to work, hooked them up and turned them on and alternator stalled out the engine!! all the big fast trucks run them back then and always wanted to!
                 
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