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Old 10-08-2013, 04:48 PM   #1
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Question LED Headlights?

Has anyone tried those 6k white "super bright" H7 102x LED headlight bulbs?

I'm thinking of trying them out...
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:51 PM   #2
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4 threads below.

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Old 10-08-2013, 04:59 PM   #3
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I was referring to the ones that appear to be replacement H7 bulbs that fit into the stock headlight housing.
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:03 PM   #4
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Like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/140599311449...84.m1423.l2649

and/or this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/360755544723...84.m1423.l2649
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:08 PM   #5
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LED Headlights?

^^ Bet they're sh!t.
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:11 PM   #6
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This looks to be more like $100, not $1,000

I'm tempted to take one for the team here gentlemen... I might just have to do this and report back

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Old 04-02-2014, 04:09 PM   #7
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Have you got them?
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Old 04-02-2014, 04:38 PM   #8
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Not yet. I have several other things on the list ahead of these. Haven't forgotten though...
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Old 04-02-2014, 05:22 PM   #9
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I understand...such is life...i figured you probably had since the thread is from 2013.
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Old 04-20-2014, 12:07 AM   #10
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Those are not going to have enough output to run as headlights. Might be OK for matching to the OEM color in say fog lights?

Used something on local vehicle and was amazed with the output. On an 09 X5 the foglight upgrade puts out almost enough output to just drive with the fogs on. Was quite amazed.

Found them through eBay and then went back to a site that offers them here in the US. A solid warranty too which was nice to see.

eBay - http://stores.ebay.com/Beyond-Driven...=p4634.c0.m322

Site - https://www.beyonddrivenauto.com/led-headlight-kit



*edit* - Oops. Was just replying to threads I had not seen and didn't realize I went 2 weeks old...

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Old 04-20-2014, 12:47 AM   #11
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I'm not following you,are you saying LEDs from those two links do or do not work?
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Sorry. The links in the post I quoted are just a large amount of SMD LEDs onto a bulb base. Probably less than 1000 Lumens per bulb and no projection.

The links I posted work awesome. I was surprised at the results. As said in the fogs of an E70 X5 you could drive around with just them practically.

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Ok,got it thanks for for the clarification,have you used the main lights,or just the fog lights?
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Done it in Fog Light location and High Beam. Car uses OEM HIDs so D1S. Don't see why it wouldn't work though. As said I was blown away.
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Good info!,i see they have H7 @ $119 the pair,i still have the halogen ones.....
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I assume while your headlights have HIDs you fog beam were halogen,right?
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Correct. Moved the factory Halogen to the LED. Just swapped it out. Plugs directly in with waterproof connections. Pretty awesome. X5 uses H8/H9/H11 style but same idea it seems like.

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Done it in Fog Light location and High Beam. Car uses OEM HIDs so D1S. Don't see why it wouldn't work though. As said I was blown away.
I see,i have to see how those will work replacing my H7s,the figure what will fit my fog housing...
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I just took the plunge on a set for my foglights. As little as I use high beams, I didn't see any reason to get those. Will post a follow up once they are installed.
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I see,i have to see how those will work replacing my H7s,the figure what will fit my fog housing...
H7 should just switch in. These had a full housing with flanges like a standard halogen bulb. HIDs, which we have installed in various locations, use a standard flat flange mount in the replacement style. So you need adapters and such in the E46 fitment. I would assume the standard H7 fitment would just drop in, twist and plug it in.

Fogs I think most E46 are 9006. Sylvania guide works well in that case to confirm:

https://www.sylvania.com/en-us/appli...s/lrgmain.aspx
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