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Headlight upgrade??

Any input on better lighting would be appreciated, what has anyone done to improve nighttime visibility. My 95 12v is dangerous to drive at night. For now I wired up 2 led cubes I had laying around to help. Undecided on whether to try led conversions or just getting new headlight assembly.

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This topic has been covered ad nauseam. Search is your friend. My choice was a set of replacement lights from Genos. I was not disappointed. BTW, those cubes are dangerous to other drivers and probably illegal.

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I recently just finished up my HID/projector retrofit, hands down the best lighting upgrade I've ever done.

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If the question is so annoying and tiresome why answer it at all?

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Any input on better lighting would be appreciated, what has anyone done to improve nighttime visibility. My 95 12v is dangerous to drive at night. For now I wired up 2 led cubes I had laying around to help. Undecided on whether to try led conversions or just getting new headlight assembly.
2 thoughts

Any LED or projector bulb upgrades, need a different housing, especially the shape and angles of the reflectors, so the light is focused the correct way to light up the road and not be shinning in the eyes of on coming drivers.

When I did a little side by side testing, even though the LED bulbs look bright and white, when you look into them, they did not do a great job of throwing the light down onto the road.
I think the projector light do a much better job.

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I know people hate the LED bulb upgrade but I bought a set of NAO led bulbs on amazon. Super cheap and they made a huge difference. I've had them for about a year now and I havent had anybody flash their lights at me thinking I have my high beams on. Might not be the best upgrade but for 20 bucks I'll keep using them.

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Actually, he answered with sound advice about cubes, and provided a link to a viable alternative he has bought & used.

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Actually, he answered with sound advice about cubes, and provided a link to a viable alternative he has bought & used.

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If the question is so annoying and tiresome why answer it at all?
I did say he answered it.
The point is: If he's so annoyed by the question why answer it?

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Nowhere in my post did I say I was annoyed. Apparently you are annoyed that I suggested he look up some of the many opinions and fixes that different members have applied. I suggest if you can come up with a complete list of options, links to all the companies that produce the parts, wire diagrams, installation instructions, et al that you post that rather than spend your time trolling me.

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Ive tried every option thats come up for these trucks. HID projector retrofits are by far the best
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Nowhere in my post did I say I was annoyed. Apparently you are annoyed that I suggested he look up some of the many opinions and fixes that different members have applied. I suggest if you can come up with a complete list of options, links to all the companies that produce the parts, wire diagrams, installation instructions, et al that you post that rather than spend your time trolling me.
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