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After searching the forums for LED bulbs with results ranging from cheap ebay LED's that are worse than halogen to some that are OK to OEM LED headlight swaps. After consulting with Lightwerkz who I have used for many years we came down to two options. Diode Dynamics SL1 LED headlight bulbs and these new Supernova V.4 LED headlight bulbs.

Here is his post showing the results. More than double the output and it shows in the pictures. Matches the LED DRL's as well.
Another benefit is that LEDs run cooler so they won't burn up the projector bowls, which is a common issue in the long run with HID bulbs.
The stock projectors really take to the LEDs well. It has a very nice cutoff.

I purchased them for Lightwerkz, who are the specialists at this

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You used a reputable company and THANK GOD you got the lux readings as well! The beam pattern looks good, I see nothing to complain about really.

Also the SV4 is a much better choice than the SL1, every comparison I've seen the SV4 is brighter only go with the SL1 if you can't get the SV4 to fit. I have the SV3 in my Traverse and it's an excellent setup.
 

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Do you have part numbers and pricing info for this? I'm interested.
Get the H11 size
 

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This is awesome info - THANK YOU for following up!
Are you still liking them now that you've had them for a few days?
 

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This is awesome info - THANK YOU for following up!
Are you still liking them now that you've had them for a few days?
Still very happy with the results! They are a considerable upgrade and worth the price. Surprised they came out so well and clean with a nice crisp cutoff
 

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Lightwerkz is a good dealer. I came across them when looking for a Morimoto HID set 4 years back. The output is great and as expected. Do you know if they adjusted your headlight aim after installing the LED bulb? With the higher output retrofit, the OEM glare is very pronounced and almost blinding (if unadjusted). DiodeDynamics is a sponsor on ROC, but their customer service can use some help. Since you went with a dealer, any issue that arises down the road (pardon the pun) should be mediated adequately.

Also, if you ever want to retrofit your High Beams, you may run want to have them test a few of the DiodeDynamic's offering as they may not fit properly.
 

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Lightwerkz is a good dealer. I came across them when looking for a Morimoto HID set 4 years back. The output is great and as expected. Do you know if they adjusted your headlight aim after installing the LED bulb? With the higher output retrofit, the OEM glare is very pronounced and almost blinding (if unadjusted). DiodeDynamics is a sponsor on ROC, but their customer service can use some help. Since you went with a dealer, any issue that arises down the road (pardon the pun) should be mediated adequately.

Also, if you ever want to retrofit your High Beams, you may run want to have them test a few of the DiodeDynamic's offering as they may not fit properly.
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The LED bulbs were put in and no adjustments were needed. It had a very crisp cutoff in the correct height for the vehicle already. This setup actually works really well with the high beams as is but maybe in the future will give it a shot.
 

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Thank you for this!

I just ripped out the XenonDepot Xtreme Pro LEDs (high beam) and Xtreme HIDs from my 4Runner as I’m trading it and needed to return it to stock.

As my new vehicle is actually an RV, my wife’s 2016 Pilot will become my other car and I always considered those lights terrible.

Now it appears my Xtreme Pro LEDs will fit the high beam on the Pilot but not the HIDs. Hence I need a new set up. I originally looked at the Supernova V4 when I was fitting the 4Runner but at the time passed on it as I thought the 6000k temp to high (I would have preferred 5000k) but I think you just convinced me to go with the V4s.




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Thank you for this!

I just ripped out the XenonDepot Xtreme Pro LEDs (high beam) and Xtreme HIDs from my 4Runner as I’m trading it and needed to return it to stock.

As my new vehicle is actually an RV, my wife’s 2016 Pilot will become my other car and I always considered those lights terrible.

Now it appears my Xtreme Pro LEDs will fit the high beam on the Pilot but not the HIDs. Hence I need a new set up. I originally looked at the Supernova V4 when I was fitting the 4Runner but at the time passed on it as I thought the 6000k temp to high (I would have preferred 5000k) but I think you just convinced me to go with the V4s.




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Awesome! If you have the stock halogens these will be a great improvement. They are the OEM LED color. I rolled up next to an Elite model Pilot the other day and the output color was identical. I think output was still better on the OEM LED but not bad for under $200
 

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The reason is simple. The housing is a projector and the bulb is LED that has substantial lumens, compared to the OEM halogens.

Even comparing the stock Elite with LED projectors (low beam) to the newer LED reflectors on the Elite, the projectors throw 105.8m of light, compared to the 93.9m on the reflectors.
On a 250m radius right curve, the LED projectors illuminate 65.5m while the reflectors illuminate 58.9m.
Due to the sharp cut off on the projectors, the left curve light edges are only off by 1 meter.

I am partial to the reflectors and have a projector retrofit on my Gen 1 Ridgeline and comparing it to my '19 Odyssey Elite, the light output is more even in my Ridgeline. However, the Odyssey, similar to the '19+ Elite/Touring LED reflectors have a much wider spread.
 

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Just so everyone knows... u don't need to buy the supernova v4 with that price...😂

Grab the Nineo gen II on amazon for $50....Some say they are from the same chinese company, only rebranded.

Here are some test results done by someone

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This is awesome - it's just awesome to see the LEDs coming down in price and becoming more accessible for everyone.
 

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😁... there's no way im spending $100+ for a pair of leds...places like lightwerkz and trs are only doing what their customers want...if you want led in your projector housing, then they'll sell you what they feel thats the best with $100+ price tags....but they all still stand by hid (retrofits).
 

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I"m not sure what happened to all the info that was shared about going with the Sealight LEDs, but just wanted to share that I ended up changing the headlights low and high beam to LED and honestly the difference is just dramatic. I'm not sure the low beam is totally legit - it's so bright that if I come over a crest or something liek that where an oncoming driver is in the beam, there is no way they're going to be able to see. The high beams are just incredible and I mean you can literally see a mile down the road. For $100 total investment and maybe 45 minutes of popping them in (Japanese Engineers obviously have small hands!), the change is pretty massive.
 

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I"m not sure what happened to all the info that was shared about going with the Sealight LEDs, but just wanted to share that I ended up changing the headlights low and high beam to LED and honestly the difference is just dramatic. I'm not sure the low beam is totally legit - it's so bright that if I come over a crest or something liek that where an oncoming driver is in the beam, there is no way they're going to be able to see. The high beams are just incredible and I mean you can literally see a mile down the road. For $100 total investment and maybe 45 minutes of popping them in (Japanese Engineers obviously have small hands!), the change is pretty massive.
Can you share what and where you bought the LEDs you purchased for Low’s and highs?


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Can you share what and where you bought the LEDs you purchased for Low’s and highs?


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These are the two kits I bought - there is a coupon code you can activate to get these 2 kits for under $110 total.



I would run outside and grab some pics for you, but honestly it's not needed - the improvement over stock is just dramatic and the install is about as simple as it gets except for the tight squeeze getting your hands in there to change the bulbs. 🤙 🍺
 

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These are the two kits I bought - there is a coupon code you can activate to get these 2 kits for under $110 total.



I would run outside and grab some pics for you, but honestly it's not needed - the improvement over stock is just dramatic and the install is about as simple as it gets except for the tight squeeze getting your hands in there to change the bulbs. 🤙 🍺
Do you get interference with the FM radio when these LED lights are on?
Are the cooling fans noisy?
Is the light beam pattern the same as stock halogen bulbs? Do you need to re-aim?
Those are the main issues from my past experience with LEDs in my other vehicles.
Thanks.
 
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