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Old 05-10-2012, 09:16 AM   #1
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New LED Lights- What do you think?

Just installed new clear LED lights bought off Ebay, to get rid of the egg yolks that had started to yellow. What do you think "nicer or "ricer"





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Old 05-10-2012, 09:19 AM   #2
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IMO they're certainly better than the egg yolks.
Any pics of them with the LDEs/lights on?

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AWESOME! That is a million times improvement over the stock look. Very new and updated.

And yes, please post a pic with the lights on.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:44 AM   #4
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I think most agree that the led one piece light is a good alternative to the Bosch clears or litronics. I am interested in a review of the light output and build quality as well as seeing more pics. I will be watching this thread to see how it goes.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:07 AM   #5
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Here's a couple with the lights on. After driving a bit tonight with the lights on, my opinion is they are at least as bright as the factory lights if not brighter. My hope that these lights don't look cheesy as I have only done modifications that look kind of factory. IE cayman rims and updating badging.
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If they are not brighter than you old fogged halogens (e.g.: they are not HID's), I have to ask "Why?"................
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i am no expert, but don't projector lenses convert to hid better than halogen lenses (ie; the hid beam is more focused and less diffused.) i am looking at options to increase light output without spending 3k in one pop for litronics. i am hoping to add hid to these led lights after having used them with halogens for a while.
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:11 PM   #8
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I like it better than the egg yellow.
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:19 PM   #9
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In the end its only your opinion that counts most as to how well they look, but for me i'd say that the updated lights make it look like a new model car rather than a 10+ year old.

Two thumbs up from me.

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Old 05-11-2012, 04:36 PM   #10
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I am with Ray on this. It is only your opinion that matters.

I have been wanting these lights for a while. Have them on my ebay wish list, but I am having a problem spending $1000 for them.
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:14 PM   #11
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My opinion is the angled strips of LEDs make it "ricer" but the clear look makes it "nicer" so it's a toss-up.
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:50 PM   #12
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Love the zenith blue and the lights. Looks like a newer year.
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My opinion is that you are better off polishing the old lenses. If the yellow really offends you, clear OEM or Litronics would be - IMHO - a far more tasteful choice, and certainly more in keeping with the Porsche character of your car.
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I see someone who spent dollars and made their ride look nice. Always fun to put new stuff on, and its even better if the end result works like you hoped.

Pics from night time use?
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Hey brother, I think they're sexy. A night time (dark) shot from the front (no headlights) would be nice. Then a night time shot from behind the windshield with the new headlights on will give us all a good data point over what we have now (halogen, Lit's or candles).
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I like 'em -- if you no longer do ....I'll trade you my '99 's !!
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I have read descriptions and seen pictures of the lower leds being capable of operating as daytime running lamps as well. Have you looked into that at all? I wonder if its just model specific, or can they do either/both?

From an auction...

"For Cars That Do Not Have Daytime Running Light (DRL) Function: The Lights / HALO / LED Part Can Serve As / Give Out Daytime Running Light (DRL) As Extra Functions But In Order For It to Work, You Might Need Modifications To The Wirings And Plugs. Additional Wirings And Plugs For Daytime Running Light (DRL) Function Will Not Be Provided. ( Please Advice Mechanics For Installation And Remember that PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED )"

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Old 05-12-2012, 04:03 AM   #18
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My opinion is that you are better off polishing the old lenses. If the yellow really offends you, clear OEM or Litronics would be - IMHO - a far more tasteful choice, and certainly more in keeping with the Porsche character of your car.
That's where I am as well. They don't fit the style or lines of the car, regardless of year.
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There's a long thread over at 6speed forum with these lights, I hope the earlier QC problems have been rectified.

These lights are designed for halogen bulbs, although you can get a HID kit from ebay that will fit, they are not the proper HID bulb sockets.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #20
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I have yet to see any headlight option that I like. Yes, the stock lights grow on you, but they are still ugly as heck. That's always what people see, always the first thing they mention, especially kids. I just took the box to my cousins yesterday and his 6 year olds first comment was that the "lights are ugly".

Even the stock lights don't "follow the lines of the car". Look at the turn signal/front bumper line.

I'm thinking new fenders, frunk lid, and bumper, upgraded to the modern look.


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