Many vehicles today are coming with LED headlights right off the line but before this was a popular item to find direct from the manufacturer, people were already upgrading their lighting to high power LED or HID conversion kits. They … Continue reading Ford F150 LED Headlight Bulbs are Brighter than OEM LED!
We hear it all the time from people, “Will installing LED headlight bulbs void the manufacturer’s warranty on my car (or truck)?” This question gets asked all the time and it’s the same for LED headlight bulb replacements as well … Continue reading Will installing LED headlight bulbs void my truck’s warranty?
When you are looking at options for upgrading or replacing the headlight bulbs in your car or truck sometimes they will ask you if you have “OEM HID Headlights“. If you don’t know what that means, then keep reading! If … Continue reading What does OEM HID Mean?
There’s a really good reason to spend time educating yourself about upcoming automotive lighting technology if you are in the automotive market. For one, overall the automotive lighting market is expanding rapidly and overshadowing many aspects of traditional automotive aftermarket … Continue reading Advanced Lighting for Automotive Summit Conference
Most Jeep enthusiasts know what types of LED headlights are available for their vehicle, and arguably the most popular option in recent years has been the JW Speaker model 8700 LED Headlight. This model of the available Jeep headlight options … Continue reading Will the JW Speaker 8700 be the new Jeep LED Headlight Option
At the 2013 SEMA Tradeshow in Las Vegas showcased every major automobile manufacturer in the world, and their new toys and Mopar/Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep was no exception. The Mopar booth in the South Hall at the SEMA Show had several new Jeeps and they all had LED headlights. 3 of the Jeeps were sporting the Truck-Lite 27270C LED headlights, but ONLY ONE was sporting a new Jeep branded LED headlight – which signifies the turning of the tide in non-luxury vehicles finally getting OEM LED headlights: This new Jeep branded LED headlight product slightly resembles the Peterson Manufacturing 701C by the way … Continue reading New Jeep Wranglers Will Come Equipped with Factory-Option LED Headlights!
Recently I reviewed a set of Starr HID 7″ Round Bi-Xenon replacement Housings, part number HID-XP6024. The thing that I like about these lights the most is not only do they use OEM Philips brand components, including D1S xenon bulbs, but they also LOOK AWESOME! I mean, check out this Hummer H2 with the Starr HID headlights: The next best thing about these headlights has got to be the light output. Many consumers of fine lighting products already know that an HID conversion kit in a halogen/reflector style headlight doesn’t work as well as an OEM xenon system because that … Continue reading Starr HID Offers OEM Performance with Aftermarket Flair!
Since the late 1990’s some automobile manufacturers like Ford, Audi and Mercedes Benz have been using xenon high intensity discharge headlights as an option for consumers when buying a new vehicle and the most common OEM HID bulb had been the D1 series bulb. First there was D1R (for reflector housings) then there was D1S (for shielded housings AKA projectors). The “R” type bulbs have a painted section designed to block light output to a certain part of the housing thus helping to create a safe output pattern. The “S” type bulbs have nothing on the bulb itself because the … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between D1C and D3C?