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post #1 of 4 Old Apr 3rd, 2020, 10:54 pm Thread Starter
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Xenon/LED Conversion for HIGH BEAM

I've tried a number of search terms but cannot find posts about converting the high beam/running lights on the 2005-2009 LT.

Lots of easy to find info on low beam conversion.

The difference (aesthetically) between the clean white xenon and the yellowish 2 running lights bothers me.

Any input is appreciated.

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post #2 of 4 Old Apr 4th, 2020, 8:54 am
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Re: Xenon/LED Conversion for HIGH BEAM

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I've tried a number of search terms but cannot find posts about converting the high beam/running lights on the 2005-2009 LT.

Lots of easy to find info on low beam conversion.

The difference (aesthetically) between the clean white xenon and the yellowish 2 running lights bothers me.

Any input is appreciated.
That is because the xenon lights respond too slowly (warm up time) to be used as high beams that need to be switched on and off. Now, LEDs would be a great high beam solution.
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Re: Xenon/LED Conversion for HIGH BEAM

The running lights are easy, just go to the autoparts store (wear your mask) and pick up two type 194/168 bayonet led bulbs. Very easy to swap them out.
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Re: Xenon/LED Conversion for HIGH BEAM

Thanks for the input gentlemen. I appreciate it.

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