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I am looking to replace the OEM fog lights and headlights to LED. I heard that we are supposed to use 9006 for the fog lights, can someone link the best brand that I can find on amazon. I don't really understand the different styles of sizes, all I heard was that I should look up 9006.
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I changed my fogs and headlights to led using the ODX brand.The fogs are 9006 and the headlights are 9005 projector.The ODX lights have a solid lifetime warranty and they are one of a very few companies that sell specific bulbs for projector headlights.The projector headlights DO take a Projector bulb which they are designed to do.I did try several regular led bulbs from Amazon and they were a waste of time as the beam from them was scattered meaning dark and light spots in the beam in front of you.and no very efficient.Both the fog and the headlight bulbs from ODX are some of the very best on the market.They call their headlight bulbs PROJEKTOR.The difference in a projector bulds is that they have only one led panel which reflects light off of the top half of the lens.When you activate the high beams a small shudder opens and lets light reflect off of the entire perimeter of the lens.Imagine a two or 4 sided led panelled led bulb trying to reflect light off of a single reflector on the top half of the projector would look like,completely scattered.Most of the Amazon bulbs are designed for the reflector beam headlight buckets.I live in Canada and the prices I paid were 100.00 for the fogs and 170.00 for the headlights but they are well worth it compared to the Amazon crap.Look them up on youtube and they will show you a comparison video.FYI the stock halogens,I found threw a better beam than the amazon leds but not as white.Also a very important note is the the ODX lights are specifically designed not to blind oncoming traffic as I have never been flashed even once.To each his own but given the accurate info I provided you,It's your choice.By the way I do not work for ODX,LOL.
 

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Nope look in the middle.That is where the majority of the beam is.It should be that bright all the way across.That to the left and right is called scatter.Also lighter at the bottom and darker at the top,Should be bright the whole height all the way across.That again is called scatter,Mine has one solid bright white light all the way across and from top to bottom.Drive on a dark road with no street lights and you will see that they do not light up the area to the left and right but only a narroiw path down the middle.But if you are pleased with them then go for it.All I am saying is that there are far better lights out there made specifically for projector lenses.
 

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Sure, whatever you say (y)
Look, I get it, the aren't perfect. I put a set $500 Oracle LED's on my truck. I can tell the difference. But for $25, these look 100 times better than the stock bulbs.
 

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Hello,

I am looking to replace the OEM fog lights and headlights to LED. I heard that we are supposed to use 9006 for the fog lights, can someone link the best brand that I can find on amazon. I don't really understand the different styles of sizes, all I heard was that I should look up 9006.
Has anyone replaced their fog lights to LED? PLEASE POST PICS
I called the KIA dealer and had an extensive discussion with him...he said not to use LEDs because they run very hot, and woiuld void sections of the warranty. He advised using the proper 'halogens' instead. I believe he suggested "Silver Star" by Sylvania. He said they are white and very good. About $55 a pair I think.
 

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I called the KIA dealer and had an extensive discussion with him...he said not to use LEDs because they run very hot, and woiuld void sections of the warranty. He advised using the proper 'halogens' instead. I believe he suggested "Silver Star" by Sylvania. He said they are white and very good. About $55 a pair I think.
These bulbs have fans and heat syncs. They don’t get too hot. I have used this type bulb on many cars without issues. But you do you.
 

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These bulbs have fans and heat syncs. They don’t get too hot. I have used this type bulb on many cars without issues. But you do you.
The dealer was aware of the 'fans', hence the comment about how hot they run. Also mentioned voiding part of the warranty for the same reason. If the halogens are white, that's really all I'm looking for, the yellow headlight with the white trim looks silly.
 

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The dealer was aware of the 'fans', hence the comment about how hot they run. Also mentioned voiding part of the warranty for the same reason. If the halogens are white, that's really all I'm looking for, the yellow headlight with the white trim looks silly.
Yea, I’ve never found a halogen that is white enough. Also, the halogens run very hot also.
 

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Led's do not get hot,they only get slightly warm.The dealer is full of crap as they will not void your warranty.He does not know what he is talking about.As far as the Silver Star bulbs go they will give you very little additional light.
 

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I heard about the running hot issue as well which is why they come without LEDs. Has anyone had issues after replacing the halogens to LED?
 

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I have an SX so have no need to upgrade, but I think your recommended bulbs would work great, unfortunately for us Canadians that same bulb from Amazon.ca is $132.00 a pair the ODX are $165.00
Good luck with Amazon trying to get one replaced under warranty.I walk into my shop and they install a new one and away I go.I would pay the extra 17.00 per bulb anytime to have that type of service.
 

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I heard about the running hot issue as well which is why they come without LEDs. Has anyone had issues after replacing the halogens to LED?
I heard about the running hot issue as well which is why they come without LEDs. Has anyone had issues after replacing the halogens to LED?
I have had at least 6 cars that I switched to LED and non of those run hot.To prove that point,after an hour or so after running your headlights take the dust cover off the back of the lense and feel the back of the bulb where the fan is.It will be a little warm and that's it.Also in a colder climate such as Canada,notice when you get a little ice build up on the headlight lense the ice will not melt like it does with the halogen bulbs,thus no heat emitting from the led.Some of the led bulbs today even have a safety build in in case the fan stops working the bulb will automatically shut off saving the bucket from overheating.It is no different than a household led bulb.Unscrew one from the socket after it has been on for a couple hours and you will not feel any excessive heat if any at the base of the bulb where the heat sink is.That is the way these bulbs are engineered whether it be household or automotive.
 
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