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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?

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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.
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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
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I may have to go this route. I cannot bring myself to spend almost 2k on headlights
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2k on headlights is a bit nuts, a lot cheaper if you build /retro-fit them yourself 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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