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Can you plug and play Halogen to LED headlights?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by BlindGuyMcSqueezy, Jan 13, 2020 at 3:40 PM.

  1. Jan 13, 2020 at 3:40 PM
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    BlindGuyMcSqueezy

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    Im new to 4Runners, I have a 2019 4Runner Limited Nightshade edition. The Halogen bulbs are as expected so I am wondering if there are LED bulbs or conversion kits somewhere I could swap the Halogens out with.
     
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    Welcome to the forum.
     
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    There are several lighting threads in the forum, if you use the search box, here is a thread i pulled.


    https://www.4runners.com/threads/xt...ormance-even-after-upgrade.12026/#post-124683
     
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    HID>LED in my personal opinion for low beams. Xenon Depot sells the best set in my experience.
     
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    +1, LEDs have less light output comparatively.
     
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    HIDs for the win
     
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    HIDs are fine , an awesome upgrade.
     
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    None yet, got it yesterday!
    I have a 2018 and have been running a LED kit for maybe 18 months now, works great and visibility is considerably increased, they look great, and they don't blind people like HID's do. Really happy with them.
     
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    Details on which "kit" would be helpful to researchers and prospective buyers
     
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    Hikari Eyes of Megatron LED’s ($80 Amazon) were the highest performing plug and play LED’s that crashnburn tested on Tacoma World. He does some pretty rigorous performance testing.

    Do note, the Hikari’s have a fan for cooling rather than a passive heatsink.
     
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    I have morimoto 2.0 2 stroke. To me they are better than OEM halogen and plug and play. The only downside is you can hear the fans spinning when engine is off and lights are still on.
     
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    Incorrect.I never get flashed with my HIDs and they provide much better light than LEDs. You do need to know how to adjust your lights properly.
     
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    Eh, not really. Up to 40 feet they are brighter than stock, but after that they lose focus and brightness quickly, eliminating the point of headlights entirely. Take a look at results here:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...ctor-headlights.589465/page-106#post-22171352
     
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