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Old 11-18-2020, 03:28 PM
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Default New headlights

I have stock headlights. They are not very bright when driving at night, especially compared to new cars. Is there a different type of bulb to use or new kits to replace the entire housing? Would I need new wiring too?

I see a local place advertises $79 LED lights but not sure if that's a good deal or what it would do for me.
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Old 11-18-2020, 07:50 PM
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I have stock headlights. They are not very bright when driving at night, especially compared to new cars. Is there a different type of bulb to use or new kits to replace the entire housing? Would I need new wiring too?

I see a local place advertises $79 LED lights but not sure if that's a good deal or what it would do for me.
It's not a good idea. Putting a different light source inside a reflector designed to work with a very specific halogen bulb will yield a shitty beam pattern, and blind oncoming traffic. The single best option is to retrofit projectors into the current housings. Even aftermarket 'projector headlights' and pretty shitty.

www.theretrofitsource.com or PM http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/driftki7vg.html , he does it, and he does a damn good job.
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Old 11-19-2020, 05:36 AM
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It's not a good idea. Putting a different light source inside a reflector designed to work with a very specific halogen bulb will yield a shitty beam pattern, and blind oncoming traffic. The single best option is to retrofit projectors into the current housings. Even aftermarket 'projector headlights' and pretty shitty.

www.theretrofitsource.com or PM http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/driftki7vg.html , he does it, and he does a damn good job.
^this, he did ones for my old 03 ranger. Cost about 600 bucks all said and done but worth every damn penny. So glad i have LED lights again in my 2019 Ranger
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