New GTR Lighting LED Interior Bulbs

36 mm LEDs

The new 1.5w LED festoon bulbs to replace all 36mm interior/dome lights.

I’d like to show you the new video put out by GTR Lighting about their new lineup of LED bulbs for the interior of your car or truck. These new high power LED bulb replacements come in a variety of styles and power ranges including 1 watt, 1.5 watt, and 3 watt. Please watch the new video showcasing the latest products here:

Universal and bulb-replacement products are available if you are in the market for interior LED bulb upgrades or for adding a splash of LED lighting ANYWHERE in your vehicle with the universal products. All LED bulbs from GTR Lighting are available in white, red, blue and amber for maximum options.

Rigid LED Festoon

A myriad of LED bulbs are available from the GTR Lighting lineup including this rare and hard to find “rigid loop” festoon bulb upgrade.

Projector Headlights for Sealed Beam – 7×6 Housings

7x6 Projectors

New headlights provide upgraded lighting for older vehicles.

Many vehicles from the past are outfitted with “sealed beam” headlights from the factory, which means that the headlight housing and the headlight “bulbs” are one and the same. There are no replaceable capsules like modern headlights and when the filament burns out the entire assembly needs to be replaced. We’ve seen this issue overcome multiple times in the past by manufacturers creating something called composite headlight conversions. This means you take a headlight housing (round or square) that is the same dimension as the old style sealed beam housing but the new product has replaceable light bulbs. This allows for less expensive and less time-consuming light bulb changes and the opportunity to upgrade with high power halogen light bulbs or HID conversion!


The problem that people have run into in the past with this type of product, however, is that when installing an HID component into these new headlight housings, the light output was super bright and blinding! In order to do away with this issue all together, GTR Lighting has introduced a line of single-beam housings that use real OEM grade projector lenses. The product line is called Tru-Projector and can be used with a halogen bulb or HID and provides the coveted cutoff line that all enthusiasts seem to be after today!

True Projector Housings

GTR Lighting Tru-Projector Headlights offer style and functionality!

7x6 Headlight Cutoff

OEM Grade Projectors create a sharp cutoff line for use with either halogen or HID bulbs.

This product has never existed before, so it is very exciting to be able to add an actual projector headlight to an older car. The two biggest benefits are performance and style. Not only do these headlights use a real projector assembly (not just a cheap lens) but they also utilize an LED halo ring constructed from fluted plexiglass. Simply wire the halo to your parking lights (2 wires, positive and negative) or a switch inside your vehicle for an updated custom look:

Halo 7x6 Headlights

LED Halos built into the housings.

Halo 7x6 Headlights

HID Lights turned on behind the projectors.

For more information on these headlights visit

HOD Bulbs Review – New Hotness or Just a Big Hot Fail?

HOD Headlights

A new fad in automotive lighting: H.O.D.

One of the most common upgrades done in the automotive lighting world is replacing your stock halogen/incandescent headlights with blue halogen/xenon type bulbs. They are still incandescent and they still partially use xenon gas, and sometimes they use more electricity and are rated at a higher power than your original bulbs. Some companies like Putco, Street Glow, Nokya and GP Thunder have done a good job at producing a regular style blue headlight bulb. They look good, the last a decent amount of time, and they are brighter than stock in a plug and play form.

Enter the “H.O.D” bulb… HOD stands for, this is not a joke, “High Definition Olive Lamp”… are you kidding me? The name comes from a translation of the original Chinese name of the bulb after describing the shape as being round like an olive. Today retailers are marketing the product by calling it a High-Output-Discharge bulb, which sounds much better but it’s not the original name of the technology. Your best bet for better lighting is an HID system for your vehicle, there is still nothing brighter than a true xenon high intensity discharge system. Even the best LED headlights still cannot compare to HID.

When you find an HOD bulb for sale, it looks just like the others out there. Do your own research and hit up Google for these brands:

Oracle HOD
Pegasus HOD
Startway HOD
Vance Hypersports HOD
Eagle One HOD

Comparison of HOD Bulbs

Oracle HOD, Eagle-One HOD and Pegasus HOD bulbs in a comparison – identical.

All of the packaging is the same for each “brand” and they all equally perform poorly. I was blown away when I watched a testing and review video on the Tundra forum about using these bulbs in high beams – you can’t even tell they are turned on! Watch this video for a demonstration of HOD bulbs in the high beam position of a Toyota Tundra:

If you want to learn more about HOD bulbs, and what proponents of the product are talking about, check out this blog:

Basically, what this all comes down to is, until the technology in made better, don’t waste your money on an HOD bulb product. They are all the same, just re-branded for each company selling them, and they don’t perform as well as many factory headlight bulbs. They are cool looking, they are blue and attractive in their packaging, but provide no real functional value to the enthusiast.