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Good to all. Looking for a Head Lamp kit to convert OEM lamps tp LED. Do anyone have a Point of Contact or place I can order the kit?
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AFAIK, nobody makes a conversion kit that's worth owning.

There's a bazillion of them out there on ebay and Amazon, but they all seem to suffer from short lifespan and/or poor focus.
 

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Retrofit of LED bulbs into our old school halogen light housings sucks at best. The light output will be scattered and blinding to other drivers, and the high beams might very well be dim and shadow filled... Least mine were!
 

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Don't do it. Retrofit projectors instead. You'll get better usable light output with projectors and HID or LED bulbs. No LED bulb in the stock housing is going to give you good usable light output that doesn't scatter and glare into oncoming drivers' eyes. I too tried LED bulbs and learned my lesson even after others warned me not to do it. You won't be disappointed with a proper retrofit.
 

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ditto ! here is why: lighting is based on optical measures and specifications. the
light source needs to be individually calibrated to the headlight housing. if you change
the light source from, e.g. halogen bulb to LED or HID kit bulb, the focal length is
nearly always out of calibration.

if you remember in your youth, using a magnifying glass to start a fire, how tricky it
was to hold the glass just right in order for the light to converge to the sweet spot
and for the light to focus? that is pretty much what is happening with the headlight.

Much R&D is spent designing and calibrating the headlight design to fit the bulb. if
you change the bulb, all bets are off. you may get strong lighting but the focus will
be scattered and glare invariably ensues.

don't fool yourself into believing that light scatter isn't a concern. it is to opposing
drivers or those in front of you.

the projector retrofit will nearly always be calibrated to the bulb since the majority
are 'take offs' of the OEM design. so use their R&D, use their projector and fit the
projector and bulb into your headlight assembly. yes, there is labor involved and
more costly than a simple LED or HID plug in. but the quality of the output will be
appreciated, even coverage, minimum glare and safe for other drivers on the road.
 

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... don't fool yourself into believing that light scatter isn't a concern. it is to opposing drivers or those in front of you.
I ran into more trouble with blinding truckers as I was passing them... Quickly realized that the LED light scatter was striking them through their side windows and mirrors....
 

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i agree with everyone. I went with 5000k hids for the headlights and then changed the foglights to led pods. It is damn bright and because the hid has the same light dispersion as the regular bulbs I angled them down and don't get to many people upset while driving
 

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i agree with everyone. I went with 5000k hids for the headlights and then changed the foglights to led pods. It is damn bright and because the hid has the same light dispersion as the regular bulbs I angled them down and don't get to many people upset while driving
You just put HID bulbs in or did you retrofit projectors?

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Just hids in. I like the retrofit but i don't want to do all that work. and knowing me I would probably mess up the seal
 
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