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LED light idea

Postby midwesthunter » Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:35 am

Wanted to see if anyone has thought about this or if it is even possible. My thought is to take the cheapo burner headlights from Wally World and replace the bulb with one of those LED retrofit bulbs. I know they have them available for 1157/1158 style bulbs but didn't know if they were available for that style of bulb. Or even what style that bulb is.
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Re: LED light idea

Postby mudpack » Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:00 pm

midwesthunter wrote: I know they have them available for 1157/1158 style bulbs but didn't know if they were available for that style of bulb. Or even what style that bulb is.

When you find out all this pertinent information, get back to us.
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Re: LED light idea

Postby T Man » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:58 pm

The H3 style led replacement bulbs are garbage as they dont effectively use the reflector. The best way to go if you want to keep that style would be to use HID's. They have a great lumen to watt ratio.

And yes, someone has thought about it and done his research. :hi:
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Re: LED light idea

Postby midwesthunter » Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:32 pm

TMan is that what you did with the lights on your boat?
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Re: LED light idea

Postby T Man » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:27 pm

No. Will be upgrading to a pair of 7800 lumen led bars.

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Re: LED light idea

Postby sodfather » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:42 pm

Also LED needs to cool, people use retrofit bulbs and think the can slip it in there existing fixtures but little do they know without proper cooling they create an easy bake oven
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