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The LEDs in that first link aren't going to fly in our application. The fan on the back would be broken or caked with mud in no time.

I would love LED headlamps, bu that 6k color would be horrible for bad weather driving.
 

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I have never heard of an OEM Cree Headlight but that doesn't mean no one is doing it. What are you trying to do?
Just curious that's all. I didn't realize how expensive these cree headlight bulbs were. I will probably just go with 55watt HID for the high beams.
 

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Just curious that's all. I didn't realize how expensive these cree headlight bulbs were. I will probably just go with 55watt HID for the high beams.
I will admit CREE is the Ferrari of the LED industry. I am a bit biased though I guess.....they use my companies (the one I work for...not own) equipment as part of the manufacturing process and have seen the manufacturing first hand. But they are only as good as the fixtures they are integrated into....
 
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I have cree led flashlights and they are bright as hell. I wouldn't buy anything other than cree for flashlights.
 

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I like the ones in the last link better. I have 55watt HIDs 5500K in my high beams now and there great, and Stock halogens in low beams. And what i do like is the LEDs dont produce the EMI like the HIDS do. so radios will work better. As of right now tho Im putting 4 point harnesses on my priority list.
 

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I will admit CREE is the Ferrari of the LED industry. But they are only as good as the fixtures they are integrated into....
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Did anyone bother to look at the seller feedback for all three of these? I don't think I would take the risk.
 

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I've tested these, they are a decent alternative to HIDs. For eye style lenses nothing beats 35watt HIDs for low and 55Watt for highs. I've tried them all. Plus the ballast on the COD LED is not water tight. They advertise 3200 Lumen which is a far fetched statement. It's more like 1800 to 2000. They will look awesome next to the stock bulb:)
 

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I've tested these, they are a decent alternative to HIDs. For eye style lenses nothing beats 35watt HIDs for low and 55Watt for highs. I've tried them all. Plus the ballast on the COD LED is not water tight. They advertise 3200 Lumen which is a far fetched statement. It's more like 1800 to 2000. They will look awesome next to the stock bulb:)
would u say there as good as the low beams for light distance ? as for being water tight, i can fix that problem. lol
 

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would u say there as good as the low beams for light distance ? as for being water tight, i can fix that problem. lol
Not quite as good for distance. COD LEDs have come a long way but for the price vs LUMEN they are not quite there with HIDs. Don't get me wrong, you can buy crap HIDs which don't have as much gas in them and low quality ignite filaments, these are the type of lights that people buy and two months later they are trying to find the person they bought them from because the ballast went bad or a light went out.

When you get these take a pic of the light installed, I would like to see how they look. I havent tried this exact brand of COD.
 

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Not quite as good for distance. COD LEDs have come a long way but for the price vs LUMEN they are not quite there with HIDs. Don't get me wrong, you can buy crap HIDs which don't have as much gas in them and low quality ignite filaments, these are the type of lights that people buy and two months later they are trying to find the person they bought them from because the ballast went bad or a light went out.

When you get these take a pic of the light installed, I would like to see how they look. I havent tried this exact brand of COD.
I have 55watts HIDs in my high beams already, my reason for LEDs in the lows is because i hate the warm up time of HIDs and am looking for a good alternative. the low beam distance isnt that critical (hense low Beam lol) I also have a 10in Rigid Sr on the front bumper n that MOFO is bright !
 

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I have 55watts HIDs in my high beams already, my reason for LEDs in the lows is because i hate the warm up time of HIDs and am looking for a good alternative. the low beam distance isnt that critical (hense low Beam lol) I also have a 10in Rigid Sr on the front bumper n that MOFO is bright !
These would work very well for what you need.
 

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Update of the Led lights i got,
They are bright but are not as bright as HIDs distance wise. the thing i discoverd is that.
1. they do not work as well in projector style housings as they do in regular non projector light housings.
2. the Lumes rating is at the bulb so as far as light distance they only produce light up to half of what the regular hologen lights emitt.

I tryed them in my truck light housing and they work, alot better because the reflector is larger and not as close to the led as it was inside the projector housing on the maverick. When they where in the maverick i was only able to see about 45ft or so of the ground. when i installed them on my truck i could get another 40 or 50 ft of light out of them. Hids are still better in the headlight housings because of the massive amount of light they produce. If you want a good led light I would just got with a LED light bar. Im just going to use these LED head lights in my trucks high beam housing as they, do work really good for flashing people when they think your low beams are high LOL

Dont get me wrong these LED head light bulbs are good but they still need a few years of perfecting before they will be as good as a LED bar or HID. If they made a 9005 with the 25w CREE led thats in the Vision X light cannon. We would probably have some of the most badass headlights out there. Untell then HIDs will have to do.
 
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