Converting HID headlights to LED headlights

Discussion in 'Generation 4 - Exterior Mods' started by Justin405, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. Justin405

    Justin405 New Member

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    I have a 2010 sho that came with xenon headlights. I'm wanting to change them to led headlights but nothing is matching up. I bought a set of lumen g8 led's and none of the connections match. The I've searched online for no answer. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    I would bet that that L.E.D. conversion is for hologram lamps not H.I.D. The new lamps are ment for a normal hologram bulb connection and not to the connector that goes to the ballast. Pictures may help explain better what you are fighting?
     
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    Most likely this and I have yet to see LED conversion bulbs for HID. I am not even sure that would work without bypassing the factory ballast.

    What are you trying to accomplish? More output, different color temp? LEDs even if they fit won't match the projector design wasting light and most don't put out any more light than HID to begin with.
     
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    LEDs tend to highlight the foreground, not so great at distance without glare. Great for foglamps tho. Best to stay with HID but get a newer/better unit from Philips/Osram.
     
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