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Question LED Projector Bulb for Hyundai Veloster

SanditeSpartan

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Hello car enthusiasts, I am having a headlight dilemma on what I should do.
A few months ago, I bought a brand new headlight assembly that went from the basic reflectors, to projector lenses. I only put in high-performance halogens for both hi and low beams. Although I do like my new projector lenses, I have always wanted to install LED's for my headlamps, but I don't know how effective and reliable they would be in the projector housing. I am about to embark on a long road trip from Washington to Oklahoma and I'd like to make sure that my night time driving is nicely illuminated. I have always loved the light output of LED's.
I drive a 2014 Hyundai Veloster, base model. The new assembly can only house H1 bulbs so I know I need those types, but how well would LED's work with this? And if so, what LED's would be best?
The headlight assembly I currently have installed: https://www.carid.com/2014-hyundai-veloster-headlights/spec-d-projector-drl-bar-headlights-470347636.html
 

mymutter

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I have tried a few with Good and Bad results. (in different housings). I would try These: Amazon, Prime, returns. The problem you might find is because most LED headlights will only have the led's on 2 sides, so the pattern will be weird. You will probably lose your brights. unless those are a separate bulb, not familiar with those aftermarket housings. And third, just the bulbs you might lose the use of your FM radio due to the rf the lights put out.
 
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You don’t typically put LEDs in a projector housing. Thats why most of them are just retrofit kits...

Might I suggest HID instead?
 

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