LED Headlight Conversion

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by genetiix, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. trentofdestiny

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    Yes the side marker socket will hang. And you can either get a mating plug for the triangle plug or cut & splice. But that should use the same terminals as the big plug.


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    Thank you so much for the info. Let’s start shopping lol
     
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    Whatever Toyota wiring you get your hands on, check the connector for the part number, find it in the wiring book, and it will tell you if the terminal is correct for what you need. If you were here I'd give you some to get you started lol


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    I tried a similar one from XenonDepot. They weren't as bright as my Morimoto HID kit o had at the time, and it gave the halogen projectors a cat's-eye look, so I got rid of them. Eventually I got the Toyota LED headlamps.


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    I am not as concerned about "the look" as I am about the projection. We have two other vehicles ('17 Ford Focus RS, '18 RAV4 Hybrid Limited) that have bright LED headlights and they really light up the road well compared to my stock Prius bulbs. I want bulbs that will really illuminate the road.

    This kit from Precision LED seems to be simple and complete. I replaced my horns so have experience taking the front bumper mounts apart so I'm not averse to a little disassembly and reassembly but I just want something that works.

     
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    I don't think they will be bright enough for you but that's subjective; the only way to find out is to try.


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    Thank you very much for the feedback. I'm not expecting perfection but if it improves a little I'll be OK with it.
     
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    It terms of increasing brightness, I would say fog light kits may do better job than LED bulb. I am having Opt7 LED kits on both ZVW30. The LED improves but not a lot. But with fog n without fog makes a big difference.
    I’m switching to OEM headlights because my halogen is getting moisture inside. I’ve been told that the OEM set is way better than LED bulb. Of course, the price tells the differences lol
     
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    These LED's doesn't show how much lumen output it can produce on each bulb.. If it's 8,000 LM total or a little more, then it's good.. if it's under 8k LM, then it sucks cos you can't see as far of a distance.. I haven't watched the video ad yet though..
     
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    Just wondering if every plugs in the engine bay for any toyota that have similar size use the same water proof type 2-3 type terminal?
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    I’ve been looking on a 2004 corolla wiring manual but couldn’t tell which are suitable for me.
    Would u mind giving me a hand on getting a better clue on that, please?
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    You kinda need to have the connector in your hand to read the numbers on it. I'm not sure that you can find a connector shell number from a wiring diagram, although it should give you a diagram of the connector pins. As far as the 04 Corolla, I'm sure there's a few connectors with suitable terminals, just not sure which ones.


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