LED Headlights kind of wierd

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Technical Discussion' started by AZGeek, May 12, 2012.

  1. AZGeek

    AZGeek Semi-informed Member

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    Anyone have an idea what could be causing the two dark dips in this headlight pattern? These are supposed to be the LED headlights. The cut-off is pretty good, but the dark area on the left is noticeable on the road. I didn't notice the one on the right until I lined up this shot against the garage door.

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  2. WE0H

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    That's the shadow where your supposed to line up the deer's eyes :pound:

    Mike :madgrin:
     
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    Paradox Prius Enthusiast / Moderator
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    My 2010 and my 2012 LED headlights did that, but its never been an issue for me.
     
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    I think most cars have dimmer headlight patterns on the left. it keeps the light off people's eyes that are traveling the opposite direction.
     
  5. WE0H

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    Except for those NON-DOT certified 'HID' kits many people are using these days. That's why you need to keep your sunglass's out for at night :rolleyes:

    Mike
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    LulzChicken Prius Enthusiast

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    I wouldn't worry about that. It's normal.
     
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    Thanks for the confirmation guys. Just checking to make sure this actually is "normal".:)
     
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    Hey, don't forget to update that Avatar picture :p

    Mike :tea:
     
  9. AZGeek

    AZGeek Semi-informed Member

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    ^^^ Done! Well, not quite done. I am sure I will have a few shots once I get the lowering springs installed. :D

    Here's a larger version to oogle:

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  10. WE0H

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    Cool background :)

    Needs springs fast. Looks like a 4x4 :eek: Much better Avatar :eyebrows: Wasn't that 3.5 month wait well worth it :madgrin:

    Mike