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Old 04-05-2020, 09:11 PM
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Default Who is Running Replacement LED Headlights in your Pickup???

I have a Headlight out and want to replace my Bulbs with LED in my 2004 2500 HD Pickup.
Looking through E-Bay, they all look the same to me..
Can someone who has done this help point me in the right direction? An E-Bay link would be appreciated......................Thanks in advance.
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Have you checked Carid.?

I changed to led, but I went the whole way and changed the entire headlights. I now have the led 3\4 circle which makes my 2013 truck look much newer.
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Originally Posted by snagged line View Post
I have a Headlight out and want to replace my Bulbs with LED in my 2004 2500 HD Pickup.
Looking through E-Bay, they all look the same to me..
Can someone who has done this help point me in the right direction? An E-Bay link would be appreciated......................Thanks in advance.
What type of bulbs to you currently have?
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Originally Posted by KenoJoe View Post
Have you checked Carid.?

I changed to led, but I went the whole way and changed the entire headlights. I now have the led 3\4 circle which makes my 2013 truck look much newer.
^^ This. I’m wrapping up giving my ‘02 F250 7.3 a complete makeover. Just installed some Spyder headlights along with a new grill. They look great. Can’t wait to put the doors and new bed on to drive it.
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I put led head light bulbs in my 2000 Astro. Big improvement.
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Look at Headlight Revolution, they are a reseller but test all the brands they sell first.

Diode Dynamics and Anzo are also good companies to look at.
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I replaced the bulbs in my 85 GMC with led. Nice improvement.
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I’m driving a 02 tundra and refuse to blind other drivers with the new led lights. I stuck with the original replacements. When the bed is loaded or the boat tongue weight is applied the truck squats and the light beam comes up. That blinds oncoming traffic. I choose to be part of the solution, not the problem. If I wanted more light I’d use the high beams or add a light bar.
but that’s just me....
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too many brands- its almost like they flood the market to confuse, you. days of 4 or 5 major brands are gone now you have 25 brands you never heard of the company.
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
What type of bulbs to you currently have?

apparently.......................9005 / 9006 ???


Leaning Towards these...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SEALIGHT-La...oAAOSwDX9eZYCL








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LED's You get what you pay for. E Bay's $20 one are, well $20 ones.

I went HID's, 5000 color and have been happy. But I have burnt out 1 Ballast and 1 Bulb, (both replaced on Warranty) in the first 2 years.
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While you are at it, replace your backup lights with LED’s. Just a bulb swap, but amazing difference in brightness and ability to see when backing up.
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My wife kept complaining about the dim lights in our Traverse. I decided to give the LED's a try. Ebay with the highest lumens I could find,they have built in fans. The best thing ever. Super bright white light and no more complaints. Never had a vehicle that you had to go in through the wheel wells to change a bulb though.
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Originally Posted by snagged line View Post
apparently.......................9005 / 9006 ???


Leaning Towards these...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SEALIGHT-La...oAAOSwDX9eZYCL
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I've been using Beamtech's for 4 years now, I've installed them in 4 vehicles and so far they have been excellent. They are white, bright and the aim is excellent. Nobody has flashed me yet while driving at night. When installed correctly the throw of light will be longer, I love being able to see the shoulder of the road farther down

https://amzn.to/3bWejPE



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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
I've been using Beamtech's for 4 years now, I've installed them in 4 vehicles and so far they have been excellent. They are white, bright and the aim is excellent. Nobody has flashed me yet while driving at night.

https://amzn.to/3bWejPE



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This is what we use also.
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Originally Posted by Finfever21 View Post
This is what we use also.
They make a great product for a real good price
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Headlight Revolution is pretty much the only place I'd bother looking. They do extensive testing of every brand bulb in every truck. Not every bulb is the same nor is every headlight the same. Projector vs reflector, Ford vs. Ram, etc.
They have a great youtube channel, too, that shows pretty much all you need to know.
I'm not sure if they have anything specifically for a 2004 Silverado 2500, though. They tend to concentrate on a little bit newer trucks, but they do go back on certain models.
You'll pay more with them, but you'll be getting a tested and proven bulb.

You don't HAVE to blind other drivers just because you put LEDs in your headlights. You're supposed to aim the headlights after the install in order to make sure you're not doing it. They have videos showing exactly how to do it.

I've been running the V.4 LED bulbs from Headlight Revolution in my 2017 Ram for over two years.
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I love being blinded at night by some dumbass that just threw Xenon or super bright LED bulbs into their reflector headlight housing.
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Originally Posted by Lorne Greene View Post
I love being blinded at night by some dumbass that just threw Xenon or super bright LED bulbs into their reflector headlight housing.
THIS.
Projector and reflector headlights are very different and do not mix well, if your wish is to go LED change the headlight assembly.
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I changed all my bulbs to LED, I use Amazon for the easy returns, just check what # bulb you are running and look for LEDs with that # and I only buy bulbs with 100's of positive reviews

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