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Old 10-19-2017, 07:03 PM   #1
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I just bought a set of Spyder projectors but the halogens in them are weak. Everyone recommends upgrading to hid or led kits. Im going with an LED kit, but has anyone had any trouble swapping them out or getting the weather proof seal to fit back on?
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I believe spyder doesn't recommend HID's but you could contact them for more info.
I've been looking at these projectors to install in spring and have the same question.
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I know a few people on here have installed LED bulbs in their Spyders. I think it was either H1 or H7 for them. Not sure who they were.
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I believe spyder doesn't recommend HID's but you could contact them for more info.
I've been looking at these projectors to install in spring and have the same question.
I just installed them the other day with opt 7 leds and I was able to fit the dust cover back on with no problems at all. There’s a side compartment on the headlight housing that the wiring harness fit in. They turned out awesome
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[QUOTE=I just installed them the other day with opt 7 leds and I was able to fit the dust cover back on with no problems at all. There’s a side compartment on the headlight housing that the wiring harness fit in. They turned out awesome[/QUOTE]

How was the alignment process and what size opt 7 leds did you use?
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How was the alignment process and what size opt 7 leds did you use?
Alignment process as in aiming the headlights? If so I haven't aimed them yet. These are the LEDs I picked up. http://www.opt-7.com/fluxbeam-led-headlights/
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Did the light output improve much after the LED's?
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Did the light output improve much after the LED's?

yes he/she did. i can tell you that without even talking to them. the h7 bulbs that those headlights come with are horribly weak. i have flashlights that have more output.
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I've got some No Name "Ebay" Angel Eye Projectors on my 2011.
They look pretty cool,but light output is pretty weak.
I picked up some Phillips Ultravision bulbs and noticed very little improvement.
Output in city traffic is not too bad,but driving home from Vegas last week at night I almost felt unsafe @ 80mph being able to see far enough if front of me and make adjustments.
High beams are non projector and are 10x brighter than lows,but will blind oncoming traffic.
I had given thought to trying to fit an Aftermarket HID/Projector combo in my housings,but a Plug & Play LED sounds like a more affordable option.
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I just got a pair of the Spyders for a 2015+ in today to play with. I like the look compared to the Anzos. I'll PROBABLY stick with my Anzos but not 100% sure yet. I want to put them side by side on my truck (1 side anzo, 1 side spyder) to see which I like better.

As Harley said the high beam is a non-projector, which is probably so you get more light thrown out (projectors won't throw as much light, it's a CLEANER light but for high beams you don't need that cut-off).

So we'll see how I like either one. I plan to put LEDs in the Spyder to compare against the anzos I have now which have LEDs
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