LED Headlight Bulbs

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LED Headlight Bulbs

Postby ricardocordoba » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:34 am

Hello, everyone I just wanted to let everyone know that I'm taking a risk trying some LED Bulbs. The bulbs I'm trying are in the following link:

https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinf ... 3910/8027/

and the resistor kit here:

https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinf ... ry_of=3910

I'm a bit nervous in hopes that it won't do any damage however, so far the lights work without any error messages. I will warn you that the heat sinks and the resistors do get hot so mount them away from anything you don't want melted. I'll see how these work out long term but, the reason why I'm trying them is to update the lighting on this car to later standards and in hopes to reduce the temperature inside the headlight housings. I have a set of NOS housings for "Cosmo" but, I am going to test these lights to see how they hold up over time before I install the NOS housings. I'll update this thread in the future at some point.
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

Postby Brad4d » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:28 pm

Very cool upgrade. Great to have an extra set of lights to try them with, in case it goes bad. Not cheap, but probably the last time you'll have to replace them. I'll be looking forward to an update. How does the light compare, and is there a chance they're too bright? I love a clean windshield, & a good set of lights, that's for sure.But, I'll never forget what an old biker told me about driving with high beams on. "You don't want the last thing you see, to be a driver coming right at you with his hand over his eyes". lol
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

Postby ricardocordoba » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:10 am

These lights will probably last a while I hope. I don't believe they are too bright but, then again the headlight housings on the car now are slightly foggy on the inside of the housing from wear and tear. I will see how these work with the current setup and then see how they are with the new (NOS) headlight assemblies. These bulbs are brighter than the factory ones but, I don't believe they are any worse than any newer car with LED headlights.
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

Postby oldschool1 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:51 am

Ricardo,
Very cool post.
The Club and it's Members truly appreciate the hands on post instead of hearsay.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs

Postby ricardocordoba » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:43 am

Oldschool,

Hello. In the first post, the links to everything should be there. My goal was increase light output without going too many lumen (brightness) that would cause issues. Just another note, these bulbs/resistors are pretty much plug and play. Again, I'll have to report back on how these do over a period of time. Probably will be more toward the end of the year due to the road salt and chemicals here currently.
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