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Old 19th January 2019, 22:48   #11401
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I had successfully used H11 in place of H8 for my Ertiga's fog lamps for more than year till I switched over to Orsam LED DRL + Fog lamps later.

As you mention, I faced no issues either with the extra load which was still within the limits (35w Vs 55w for each bulb) or with the heating. The output however was only marginally better and I would blame that on the very basic reflector design!
Yea. Should not be a problem in most cases.

H8(35W),H11(55W),H16(19W) share the same base and are interchangeable. This is a boon especially for those cars with H16(Tata tiago/tigor are the ones i know) which allows for easy swapping of bulbs, especially the LEDs.
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Old 20th January 2019, 15:32   #11402
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Yes please. Here we go!

https://maps.app.goo.gl/i22BG

I'm hoping it's attached the correct way.
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Old 6th February 2019, 22:23   #11403
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Hi Guys,

I drive a Ford Endeavour and I am not very happy with the headlights.

I got the high beams (hb3) upgraded to Osram night breakers but the these didn't help much.

Since the low beams are HID, I don't know what options do I have there and I don't want to fiddle with the wires.

Is there any plug and play option available to upgrade the high beams to led's?
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Hi Guys,

I drive a Ford Endeavour and I am not very happy with the headlights
Is there any plug and play option available to upgrade the high beams to led's?
Your best bet will be Morimoto LEDs (get the 2.0 version of the "2 stroke" led model , which should have a decent light distribution and 50% higher light level.
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Old 7th February 2019, 21:44   #11405
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Hi Guys,

I drive a Ford Endeavour and I am not very happy with the headlights.

I got the high beams (hb3) upgraded to Osram night breakers but the these didn't help much.

Since the low beams are HID, I don't know what options do I have there and I don't want to fiddle with the wires.

Is there any plug and play option available to upgrade the high beams to led's?
I am using these LED's on my Ecosport high beam and i am very happy with them.

https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/ZtfWoXI

For the low beam you could go with Osram Xenarc Night Breaker Laser or Xenarc Night Breaker Unlimited. They should give you more light.
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I am using these LED's on my Ecosport high beam and i am very happy with them.
I also ordered LED's from Aliexpress for trial: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NIGH...nsAbTest=ae803

I think that there are some space constraints in the bulb holder, as I was not able to slide these bulbs in.

Will check Osram's for low beam.

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I also ordered LED's from Aliexpress for trial: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NIGH...nsAbTest=ae803

I think that there are some space constraints in the bulb holder, as I was not able to slide these bulbs in.

Will check Osram's for low beam.
I had ordered similar bulbs too. They didn't go in the high beam holder. The ones with a fan have issues.

These LED's have copper fins for cooling that need to be spread out and can be easily slotted in.

Here is a video showing them in action and some images.



The build quality
Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here-img_20181211_153247.jpg

Osram Night Breaker unlimited halogen on right and LED on left
Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here-img_20181211_200517.jpg

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Old 10th February 2019, 02:50   #11408
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Hey, I have ultinon on high and low beams and on the fogs too. The dust caps fit perfectly. You can fit them without any issues.

I can send fitment photos if you want.

Attachment 1819495
Thanks for sharing! Would you be willing to share where you got these and how much did they cost? Looking to get the same on my Laura TSi.

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Old 21st February 2019, 16:24   #11409
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I have ordered a pair of aftermarket 5000k Bi-led projectors for my ride after testing out Led pnp bulbs. The long wait to get them delivered to India is hard to bear.

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I have ordered a pair of aftermarket 5000k Bi-led projectors for my ride after testing out Led pnp bulbs. The long wait to get them delivered to India is hard to bear.
Are you changing the fogs as well? Or only high/low?
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Re: Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here

I recently got the Laura Ambiente trim which came with regular halogen projector lamps.

Without changing the headlamp unit, what are my options?
Can I use Osram Night Breakers or the Philip HID/ Extreme vision. Something that can be fitted using the same holder setup.
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Are you changing the fogs as well? Or only high/low?
I already have LEDs in my fog lamps. They work very well to illuminate the sides of roads and the close area around car.
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I recently got the Laura Ambiente trim which came with regular halogen projector lamps.

Without changing the headlamp unit, what are my options?
Can I use Osram Night Breakers or the Philip HID/ Extreme vision. Something that can be fitted using the same holder setup.
Depending on the space available inside the assembly where the bulb sits, you can decide between an upgraded halogen or LED's.

These days there are lot of LED's bulbs that are pretty compact to fit into the tight headlamp assemblies. You have to measure the length inside the assembly and then start looking for LED options that fit into the space. Most LED products on Aliexpress have dimensions specified. Go for LED's that do not have a external driver unit. That thing occupies quite a lot of space and will be difficult fit. You need to do some homework before you start looking at the options.
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I recently got the Laura Ambiente trim which came with regular halogen projector lamps.

Without changing the headlamp unit, what are my options?
Don't go for Xtreme visions or Osram night Breaker halogen bulbs. You will not feel a perceptible difference with them. Your best bet is to go for a HID kit for the low beam projectors and can opt for LED for high beam and fogs.

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Depending on the space available inside the assembly where the bulb sits, you can decide between an upgraded halogen or LED's
LED's don't work well with projectors, unless they are projectors designed for LED's. I have already tried LED's on my Ecosport which come with halogen projectors and they are pathetic. They neither have a good beam pattern, nor are they as bright as in a reflector setup.
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LED's don't work well with projectors, unless they are projectors designed for LED's. I have already tried LED's on my Ecosport which come with halogen projectors and they are pathetic. They neither have a good beam pattern, nor are they as bright as in a reflector setup.
+1 to this. I tried all sorts of halogen bulbs, HIDs and LED Bulbs (from aliexpress) in my Fluidic Verna with OEM Halogen Projectors (these are bifocal-both low and high).

With Halogen - improvement was miniscule
With HID - repeated flashing meant the ballast went kaput twice and the left side bulb on the 3rd set.
With LED bulbs - this was the worst, halogens was better than this.

Finally put in pair of bi-led projectors and its a night and day difference. And I have one with a 5000k output. Perfect combination of performance and bling.
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