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Adrien34 11-14-2019 12:07 AM

07 2500 Headlight Replacement
 
I have an 07 2500 that has some tired headlights. Where I live, there are no city lights and no street lights. Pure darkness and its swallowing up the factory light. Looking to switch over to a projector style headlight with HID's. Anyone have a projector style headlight they can recommend?

GRUNT 11B 11-14-2019 01:32 PM

You'll have to build them your self or have someone build them for you. The Retro shop specializes in ram retrofits.

Kbess 11-15-2019 06:25 AM

A little expensive but quality is second to none ^. When I replace mine, retro shop is the place.
http://shop.retroshop.us/default.asp

brooklyn 12 11-15-2019 07:11 AM

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Originally Posted by GRUNT 11B (Post 29141973)
You'll have to build them your self or have someone build them for you. The Retro shop specializes in ram retrofits.

Yes, one of the above ^^^ & you're done :thumbsup:

Dave88LX 11-15-2019 08:24 AM

I've been looking at RetroShop. They offer a ton of options but don't have them spelled out very well anywhere.

HID Retrofit Kit has them too.
https://www.hidretrofitkit.com/custo...or-headlights/

ProTuningLab has a bunch, but I don't think custom.
https://www.protuninglab.com/20062008.html

So much to think about.

Adrien34 11-16-2019 12:14 PM

Holy . Those retro shop lights are insanely expensive!!!

TexNeck 11-16-2019 12:59 PM

Have you tried LED bulbs in the current housings you have? Relatively speaking they are much more cost effective and throw off ALOT of light.

GRUNT 11B 11-16-2019 03:36 PM

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Originally Posted by TexNeck (Post 29143707)
Have you tried LED bulbs in the current housings you have? Relatively speaking they are much more cost effective and throw off ALOT of light.

Throw off a lot of light in the wrong places. You don't want light just thrown around all willy nilly. You want a controlled beam pattern.

Adrien34 11-16-2019 07:09 PM

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Originally Posted by TexNeck (Post 29143707)
Have you tried LED bulbs in the current housings you have? Relatively speaking they are much more cost effective and throw off ALOT of light.

I have not. I'm against it cause the light hits oncoming traffic dead in the eyes.

TexNeck 11-16-2019 07:54 PM

When I installed mine I had to adjust beam down a bit. Reality is any headlight/light housing needs to be aimed correctly or it will go into oncoming traffic.

With your halogen bulbs pull about 4 feet from a wall at night and make a mark by tire- then make a mark where the top line of your light is on the wall. Once new bulbs are installed pull to same spot and check your light output

Adrien34 11-20-2019 12:54 PM

I may have to go this route. I cannot bring myself to spend almost 2k on headlights

brooklyn 12 11-20-2019 03:27 PM

2k on headlights is a bit nuts, a lot cheaper if you build /retro-fit them yourself :thumbsup: but it sure isn't just a 1 hour job either.

....... Having said that, there is no comparison between 'stock' vs. a 'retro-fit' set up in performance/output.


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