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Thread: Halogen conversion question

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    The LED ones that i linked before.
    Had to do some squeezing so the wiring and heat sinks would all fit
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    Do keep in mind that if those heat-sync "ribbons" are all crammed inside the back-cover of the housing, they won't do a whole heck of a lot to dissipate heat.

    Depending upon how much heat they generate, you may expect a pretty short life out of the bulbs as a result.

    I'd make an effort to keep those in open air, but still seal the opening to the housing around the base of the bulb somehow..

    Still, I'm very curious to hear about the performance of LED in our Marks. I look forward to updates on this one, good or bad..
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    I ended up moving the ribbons to a kind of "X" form in the housing so they could spread it out better, according to the site they should generate very little anyway.
    They should be wired up tonight and have some pics soon
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    https://memes2.fjcdn.com/comments/52...57231ba9bc.jpg

    Excuse the link, i know we cant like with pb right now and i dont have enough for membership :/

    Had my brother install them and turns out no splicing required, plugged right into the ballast feed, one note is that its not a focused light like the HID it does appear a little dimmer but alot more spread, distance pics will come soon with me looking at their temps.
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    Looks to be plenty bright. Have you driven at night? How is the aim? How well defined are the "edges" of the beams?
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    Driven a little bit, the aim of the brightest spot seems more downward but not exactly a bad thing since it keeps them from blinding other drivers. The edges seemed pretty blurry just fading across a 4 lane stretch of road but still highlighting roadsigns nicely. Ill have a pic tonight
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    so far ive had no heat related issues just the check headlighy message
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