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Old 11-30-2016, 06:28 AM
karolisx3 karolisx3 is offline
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LED Halogens

Anybody upgrade there Halogen or fog lights to LEDs?
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Old 11-30-2016, 12:33 PM
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No. Unless the reflector is specifically designed for LEDs the position of the LED(s) vs the filament of a halogen bulb means the light emitted isn't focussed correctly so you may end up with less light where you need it and at the same time dazzling oncoming drivers.
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Old 12-01-2016, 09:57 AM
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No. Unless the reflector is specifically designed for LEDs the position of the LED(s) vs the filament of a halogen bulb means the light emitted isn't focussed correctly so you may end up with less light where you need it and at the same time dazzling oncoming drivers.
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