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Old 17 Apr 2018, 11:13 pm
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Just installed a pair of low-beam (9006) "all-in-one" LED headlight bulbs and I am really impressed. Looked around eBay and Amazon for some deals and found a pair on Amazon for only $21.99 ($23.58 tax included) and with 2-day shipping too! Prime is cool.

I was only adamant about 2 things: they had to be 4 sided LED's and they had to be 6K white. Most of what I found was running for more than $40. I almost bought a set on eBay for $45 that looked good. I went back to Amazon and bought these instead.

A couple of things struck me when I received them. First, each bulb seemed to be fairly heavy. That's a good thing. Seemed sturdy and everything looked in order. Second though, while installing the first one, the metal bottom cap broke off. I was a little flustered but super glued it back together. It seemed to hold pretty good so I went on with the installation.

Both bulbs were perfect fits. Exact replacements with no problems whatsoever in direct replacements for my halogen bulbs. The bulbs fit right into that little low-beam side, "center" cup inside the headlight securely. I did not buy the high-beams since I am fully satisfied with the new halogen 9005's I have in there now.

I was really impressed with how much brighter and whiter the light was from these LED's to say the least. My first drive was even more impressive. 6K is the way to go. Due to the PT headlight design, it seems automatically focused and no problems with stray light spraying all over the place.

Just a personal side-note, since I didn't buy the high-beam LED's, it looks cool (to me) when I hit the high-beams and the lights are 2-tone. The yellower halogen 9005's are plenty of light for me and I rarely use them anyways. Maybe I'll change them to LED eventually, but not now.

Included photos so everyone could see how they look - both low and high-beam. Also, here's a link to the lights I bought: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I would also fully endorse using similar LED's if you are interested or just curious. Nice upgrade in my book. Be sure to look around and try not to "settle" for the 2-sided LED's either. Popnow is a big brand for these types of "all-in-one" lights but there many other brands that are simple "plug and play" installations as well.

These are the actual lights that I bought from Amazon:

Here are the photos of the low-beams only in action:


Finally, high-beams too - notice the shade difference:

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Old 18 Apr 2018, 08:29 am
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Those look pretty cool.

To me, 6000K seems a little blue with HID's. But for the 6000K LED fog lights in my PT and Charger Daytona, they look more like 5000K or 4500K. And that's about perfect. I wonder if these LED headlights are the same?
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Old 18 Apr 2018, 08:45 am
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How do they look the other way, like pointed at a garage/wall. Crisp line or?
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Lol at the translation on the box

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How do they look the other way, like pointed at a garage/wall. Crisp line or?
I'd like to know about this too...
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Old 18 Apr 2018, 02:33 pm
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Those look pretty cool.

To me, 6000K seems a little blue with HID's. But for the 6000K LED fog lights in my PT and Charger Daytona, they look more like 5000K or 4500K. And that's about perfect. I wonder if these LED headlights are the same?
There were also LED fog lights that were 6K in the same search on eBay, but these were definitely pure white. I asked a friend about how they looked from a distance, half mile or so, and he told me they looked "clear white".
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Lol at the translation on the box

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LOL made in the USA obviously. I get a good laugh at some of the "english" descriptions. For their sake I'm really hoping it's not their first language.
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How do they look the other way, like pointed at a garage/wall. Crisp line or?
I park my PT in my backyard and have the gate about 10-12 feet away when parked. The beam looks straight and very focused on the gate. The high-beams hit right above and there's a clear separation between the beams.
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Since I've seen some concern about what LED headlights do to lighting, thought I'd get out and take a pic of beams.

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Since I've seen some concern about what LED headlights do to lighting, thought I'd get out and take a pic of beams.


That's a big difference, but it also looks like you blind oncoming traffic.
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