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Old 05-17-2018, 02:55 PM
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Fog Lights and DRL/high beam upgrade. LEDs or HIDs?

Simply put, the stock fog lights and DRLs/high beams do not look good. So I'm upgrading from the halogens. What would you guys go with? HIDs or LEDs for the fogs and DRLs? And if I went with HIDs, would something like this work?

https://www.theretrofitsource.com/h1...ect_restrict=1

TRS says these are H11B and they came up when I put in my '11 TL, despite many people saying the fogs are supposed to be H11. These are also considerably cheaper than the $150 Morimoto Elites.

Feel free to recommend where you got your bulbs from too! Thank you!
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I just recently replaced the fogs and DRL/high beams with LED, links are below. I went with less expensive options since I wasn't positive they would function properly (DRL especially) but both look and work much better than the stock halogen bulbs.

Fog lights are H11:
Amazon Amazon
DRL/high beam is 9005/HB3:
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Old 05-23-2018, 08:08 AM
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Originally Posted by AL_BOS View Post
I just recently replaced the fogs and DRL/high beams with LED, links are below. I went with less expensive options since I wasn't positive they would function properly (DRL especially) but both look and work much better than the stock halogen bulbs.

Fog lights are H11: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
DRL/high beam is 9005/HB3: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Does that bulb change brightness when you're on DRL vs Hi Beam on that bulb?
How's the light out put on Hi Beam?
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Does that bulb change brightness when you're on DRL vs Hi Beam on that bulb?
How's the light out put on Hi Beam?
That was a question I had as well before I went with LEDs but I can say for sure that these are definitely dimmer as DRL and very bright as high beam, much brighter than the halogens. I really like these so far. Only issue I've had is that the light pattern is a little off but think it can be fixed by adjusting them in the housing, just haven't had a chance to play around with them yet.
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