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#4091262 - 01/11/21 07:03 PM Best LED bulbs??
BackwoodsAL Offline
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Registered: 10/04/20
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Loc: Alabama
Hi, guys. Have a question about some LED headlight bulbs. I recently swapped out the factory halogen bulbs in my 2007 Grand Marquis with Lasfit LED bulbs designed to fit the stock reflector housing and the issue I have found with them is while the low beam setting is good, there is almost 0 difference in the high beam setting. In fact, the halogen bulbs had a better high beam. As a result, I've went back to halogen. I did this exact same mod to my F-150 pickup and had no such problems. Strong high beam setting. Different company makes those bulbs, though.

My question is, what LED bulbs is everyone running in their headlights? Like I said, the Lasfit bulbs worked fine, but just a very weak high beam. I want something that can really light up the road when the high beams are selected. Thanks!
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#4091374 - 01/12/21 11:34 AM Re: Best LED bulbs?? [Re: BackwoodsAL]
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Registered: 02/23/19
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I've seen good results with morimotos in other vehicles that originally came with halogens. Proper beam pattern and not blinding to other drivers
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#4091402 - 01/12/21 04:13 PM Re: Best LED bulbs?? [Re: Danger2manifold]
BackwoodsAL Offline
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Registered: 10/04/20
Posts: 23
Loc: Alabama
Originally Posted By Danger2manifold
I've seen good results with morimotos in other vehicles that originally came with halogens. Proper beam pattern and not blinding to other drivers

Thanks for your reply! I'll check into those.
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#4091404 - 01/12/21 04:50 PM Re: Best LED bulbs?? [Re: BackwoodsAL]
RF_Overlord Offline

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Registered: 12/14/02
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While I have no direct experience with LED headlamps, I've heard only good things about the Morimotos. Kinda pricey, though.
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#4091546 - 01/13/21 03:46 PM Re: Best LED bulbs?? [Re: RF_Overlord]
BackwoodsAL Offline
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Registered: 10/04/20
Posts: 23
Loc: Alabama
Originally Posted By RF_Overlord
While I have no direct experience with LED headlamps, I've heard only good things about the Morimotos. Kinda pricey, though.


Thanks for the info! Looking like that's what I'm going to buy.
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#4092142 - 01/17/21 02:06 PM Re: Best LED bulbs?? [Re: BackwoodsAL]
bspurloc Offline
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Registered: 07/09/09
Posts: 871
Loc: New England
I have aftermarket headlights in my Crown Vic where the low beam are projector HID but the High Beams were crappy H1 halogens.
I tested several LED and found Beamtech H1's that worked perfect they are blindingly bright
So I would suggest Beamtech bulbs with CSP Leds in them
I'de get them off amazon, if you dont like just return them.

Here is a video showing my HID's then my Beamtech. Now understand the HID are projector and made to properly have a horizontal cutoff to not blind oncoming traffic. Where the Highbeam is a full blast of light. But you can clearly see how much brighter the Beamtech CSP Led is.
https://youtu.be/4ThE-gnQLZ0
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