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Old 11-12-2017, 10:07 PM
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Eagle Eyes and Anzo are the same from all my reading. When shopping for headlight or foglight assemblies as stock replacements, Eagle Eyes is probably the top of my list for aftermarket. TYC is junk.
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AZ-HARLEY HIGH beams are non projector and are 10x brighter than lows,but will blind oncoming traffic.
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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).
I never really looked into the spyders or anzos LED projectors but if they are like every other projector,,, whether it's Hi beam or Low beam its still a projector.
Its one bulb,same output weather it's High or low beam

Low beam = shroud is down,cutoff line is so you dont blind oncoming traffic.
High beam,shroud goes up and will blind oncoming traffic (as will any other high beam)
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Uhh nope... it's either a projector or not. If the low beam is a projector that does not mean is a projector... every product differs.

The spyders have a low beam projector... the high beam is NOT a projector it's a reflector style housing.

The 2015+ F150 Spyder housings have separate low and high cavities.

2014 and older trucks would have 1 cavity on a lot of the headlight designs... then where the shroud moves via a solenoid.. but some 2014 and older housings keep the highs/lows separate which is beneficial.
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Originally Posted by Vycor View Post
Uhh nope... it's either a projector or not. If the low beam is a projector that does not mean is a projector... every product differs.

The spyders have a low beam projector... the high beam is NOT a projector it's a reflector style housing.

The 2015+ F150 Spyder housings have separate low and high cavities.

2014 and older trucks would have 1 cavity on a lot of the headlight designs... then where the shroud moves via a solenoid.. but some 2014 and older housings keep the highs/lows separate which is beneficial.
Got it
agreed ,,,,keeping hi/lo separate is beneficial.
I have a 2012 and its has the single H-7. at the moment I have the CrystaLux XHP-70 Series LED Headlight Bulbs (H13)in stock housing, and they are better then stock. But since you pointed out the 2 bulbs on the 14 and newer I see they have both for the 09-14's ,the (2 bulbs,H-1) and also the single bulb
I'm getting boarded with my stock headlight housing so I'll have to look into these anzos
Thanks for the info
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I have Anzo Projector housings with an H7 bulb.
I currently have Phillips hi output bulbs in the Anzos and light output is washed out and borderline dangerous at high speed.
I'm looking at adding a conversion kit to the Anzo housings,but I am concerned any LED or HID I put into the Projector housings will not throw enough focused light down the road.
I am contemplating switching back to OEM FX4 Halogen housings and adding a LED or HID retrofit.
Any thoughts/reccomendations?
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I ended up going with the led bulbs in the spyder projectors. Couldn’t see much at night at first until I adjusted the beam pattern. They were projecting all the light into the trees above instead of the gradual downward angle to the road. Overall I am glad I switched from oem
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I ended up going with the led bulbs in the spyder projectors. Couldn’t see much at night at first until I adjusted the beam pattern. They were projecting all the light into the trees above instead of the gradual downward angle to the road. Overall I am glad I switched from oem

I wasn't aware the beam pattern could be adjusted??
I just unscrewed the stock Halogen bulbs and replaced with Phillips Ultra White bulbs.
If I can focus the beam that would be a huge improvement!
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I recently installed the spyder u bar headlights in my 2011 fx4 and they look incredible...the only thing I didn't like was the cheap halogen bulb they come with, I cut and spliced an h7 LED bulb into the existing wire harness and it made a huge difference...I also paired them with a set of rigid fog lights and the difference between OEM is night and day(pun intended)
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