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Help finding LED 9005

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Cammy2341, Mar 7, 2023.

  1. Mar 7, 2023 at 9:49 AM
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    Cammy2341

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    Hey guys,

    I want to switch my halogen brights so I’m trying to find a Plug n play 9005 LED bulb for my high beams. I’ve heard a lot of stories of people getting flickering in their DRL with some bulbs. Does anyone have any recommendations or use LED’s that haven’t caused the flickering? Also, if there are LED’s that have a built in decoder I’m open to those too.

    For the record I would prefer Lasfits so if any of you out there have aftermarket lasfit LEDbulbs that don’t cause flickering PLEASE let me know!
     
  2. Mar 7, 2023 at 10:01 AM
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    Cleanest DRL I've installed is Xenon Depot LED Pro. But not bright as Lasfit in highbeam mode.

    Lasfit 9005 is good but not dim and smooth as Xenon Depot LED Pro. I think the best way to explain is like you move your fingers in front of a CRT monitor. I was not able to show it on video as the camera show it as its turning on and off.
     
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    That's something to consider. Xenon Depot is the only one I know of that has designed a driver module to control the PWM function, allowing for zero flicker and proper dimming in DRL mode so you're not high-beaming people all day.


    COMPRIMISES: Prepare for science: The obnoxious flickering LED DRLs you see in the world are actually illegal. They happen when a manufacturer has utilized something called PWM or Pulse Width Modulation. It's a cheap workaround for them that allows the high beam headlamps to run at reduced power to provide the DRL function. It's done this way because the maximum safe, effective and legal brightness for a DRL is much lower than the minimum for a high beam headlamp. It looks terrible, but it meets legal requirements, it's cheap to install, and that's pretty much all the automakers care about.

    THE PROBLEM WITH LED + PWM: LEDs bulbs are different than halogen bulbs. They're instant-on and instant-off, so PWM feed doesn't dim them--it just makes them flicker as mentioned above. Many companies claim you can fix the problem by using what they call a "CANbus decoder" or capacitor-based "anti-flicker" module to solve the problem, but that's wrong. Some of those devices may eliminate flicker, but your daytime running lights will operate at full high beam intensity and produce lots of glare during the day and dusk--don't be that guy!

    THE PROPER SOLUTION:What you need is a product designed to fix the problem the way it should've been from the start at the vehicle manufacturer. Our Xtreme Pro DRL Driver is that solution. It knows precisely how to handle both jobs. So when it's time for the DRL they get 12% of total possible intensity with ZERO flicker. When it's time for the high beam they get full power as they should. Both will look perfect because they are with this driver.

    INSTALLATION: You're not going to need any additional modules, CANbus components, jumper wires, or anything else. Already have an Xtreme Pro LED kit? The Xtreme Pro DRL Driver is a simple 1:1 drop-in replacement for the standard 9005 Xtreme Pro driver. Simply remove your current Xtreme Pro driver (and any anti-flicker devices you might have installed) and install the Xtreme Pro DRL Driver. Have a different type or brand of LED kit? Sorry, this driver won't work for you--it's engineered specifically for the XenonDepot Xtreme Pro LED series.

    WILL IT WORK ON MY CAR? We've specifically designed this product around the 5th-generation Toyota 4Runner 9005 high beam / DRL application, but many other vehicles use a similar PWM power signature for DRL mode.



    I have zero connection to this company but I'm currently considering them for my recently acquired 2019 LE. They seem to be the only proper solution out there and I dig the fact they're fanless, but the kit isn't cheap.
     
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    Diode dynamics super bright but doesn’t dim for the daylight function. No flickering. Love them as a high beam.
     
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