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Old November 7th, 2018, 11:35 AM
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I have only driven the van at night a couple of times. Last time I went from driving my 2015 Prius C with factory LED lights to the van with Halogen lights. It looked to dim and the pattern didn't look even compare to the Prius. Has anyone tried installing LED conversion headlights on the van? What other options do I have?
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Your options depend on which front end your van has... sealed beam or composite headlights. From what I've found, there are only bulb choices with the composite headlights, but the older-style sealed beam actually has several aftermarket options, including projector beams and LEDs, but they are expensive (https://www.carid.com/2016-chevy-exp...or-headlights/). Teammuir1 replaced his sealed headlights (https://chevroletforum.com/forum/exp...-85622/page58/) and there are other threads that have asked about headlight options (https://chevroletforum.com/forum/exp...t-bulbs-91994/). I have the composite headlights, and I've looked for options. Unfortunately, the options just don't exist, unless you are willing to tackle a custom creation (do your research because you could make your headlights illegal).

As a side note, I tried some LEDs in a projector lens on another vehicle of ours, and I was not impressed by the light pattern on the road. I haven't tried them in a reflector housing, but if you use a bulb that's not designed for your headlight type you could risk other drivers' ability to see at night. Best of Luck! and if you find something, please share, I'd be interested too.
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There's this: https://www.sickhids.com/gm

I have NO idea how much they cost though...
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I saw their lights on youtube yesterday. I email them asking them how much? I might just buy the LED headlights and adjust the angle the lights are pointed. Its the cheapest, fastest, reversible option. I can get a pair for $15 from amazon. They have ok reviews.
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It starts at $529 for the pair.
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Originally Posted by silent_20 View Post
I saw their lights on youtube yesterday. I email them asking them how much? I might just buy the LED headlights and adjust the angle the lights are pointed. Its the cheapest, fastest, reversible option. I can get a pair for $15 from amazon. They have ok reviews.
Hi, we still don't know what type of headlights you have, halogen capsules in the composite set up, or sealed beams. LED's are available from superbrightleds.com. What are you getting for $15 a pair?
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It starts at $529 for the pair.
Ouch! Too much $$$ for me.
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I have the composite headlights. I bought this https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B073NZ41LS I used this code OCT03D62. I just bought the 9006 bulb for the low beams.
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I'd have gone for the high beams instead. I'd hate to burn out an expensive bulb the is also my daytime running lights.
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I have the composite headlights. I bought this https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B073NZ41LS I used this code OCT03D62. I just bought the 9006 bulb for the low beams.
You weren't kidding!

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