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Old 11-16-2012, 12:58 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Ok, cool, I think mine just failed due to being an "off-brand". I have DDM's in my others, I'll just stick with those. Any recommendations on the driving lights in the same housing as high beams? I have a feeling the heat is what caused them to die, would ones with some form of metal housing be better?
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The only LEDs I've ever had die in that spot were cheap chinese ebay ones.

The better quality ones have given me no problem. I've been through a few different styles just to try something new, but they were all > $10 per pair, and still work perfectly fine.

Are you looking to have another light shining forward, just fill out the high beam reflector, or both? What color are you looking for (ie 5000k, 6000k, blue, etc)
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I'm only looking to swap the small bulbs (in the high beam housing) out. My last ones that were LEDs deteriorated and crumbled from the heat (presumably); but they ere made of plastic, so I'm thinking about trying some made of another material. Idk if it'll make a difference or not.
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I really wouldn't see the need for lights in the reflector spot. Are they a good look?
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These are LEDs that only shine around and not forward.. I only wanted to fill out the reflector...





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That seller has very good quality LEDs and would recommend to anybody.
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My previous LED's looked like that too, but not the same brand. I ordered some a few days ago before I saw your post, they seem to be better quality, but I suppose I will find out soon enough. You said you have HID's in your High beams as well; do those LED's hold up alright and have you had any problems with your high beams? I'm about to order some new ones from the same company I bought my others from and want to make sure I'm not wasting my time if they have a high possiblity of screwing up again because of some unknown issue with HID's being placed there.
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