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I decided to do a comparison after a few members have asked for a comparison of aftermarket led headlights to the stock halogen bulbs. For my tests camera settings have a fixed iso and exposure. Let's start with some specifications.

The stock bulb in our cars are the Sylvania H13 Halogen Headlight Bulb Here are some specs from sylvania's and auto zones websites.

Lamp Replacement Guide Product Specifications.

Sylvania H13 Halogen Headlight Bulb, 1 Pack H13BP: Advance Auto Parts

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Sylvania H13 Halogen Headlight Bulb

  • Voltage (V) 12.8
  • Power (Low Beam)(W) 55
  • Power (High Beam)(W) 65
  • Light Output(Low Beam)(MSCP) 79.6
  • Light Output(High Beam)(MSCP) 119.4
  • Light Output(Low Beam)(lm) 1000
  • Light Output(High Beam)(lm) 1500
  • Color Temperature (K) 3200 K
  • Filament Life(Low Beam) (hrs) 1500
  • Filament Life(High Beam) (hrs) 250
  • MSRP per 2 bulbs (prices vary) $29.99
Now for the LED bulbs I will be comparing. The bulbs I have are marketed as G7 PHILiPS Lumileds H13/9008 LED Headlight Bulbs. The original Ebay post is gone but they are still sold under that name as well as others. I was able to get the specs from the OEM website and confirmed them on the original box.

CN360 H13 Led Headlight Conversion Kit Led Headlight Bulbs 6000k 4000lumen 360 INTERNATIONAL GROUP LTD

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G7 PHILiPS Lumileds H13/9008 LED Headlight Bulbs

  • Voltage (V) 12-24
  • Current (Low Beam) (A) 2.0A±0.2A
  • Current (High Beam) A 2.0A±0.2A
  • Power (Low Beam)(W) 25
  • Power (High Beam)(W) 25
  • Light Output (lm) 4000
  • Color Temperature (K) 6000 K
  • Life (hrs) 30,000
  • Working Temperature (C) -40°C~+85°C
  • Price per 2 bulbs (prices vary) $50.00
  • Comply with European Union(E-mark) E4 Standard design
  • Light beam Angle adjustable; adjustable base for shorter lamp body
  • Waterproof driver and connectors level IP65
Cut Off Comparison

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Road Comparison

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LED
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High Beam
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LED
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Not the same picture but this is an appearance comparison.
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Thread stuck. I also increased the images of the headlight cutoff and beam patterns to make them easier to see. This is a good example of how a proper retrofit of headlights should end up.
 

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Out of curiosity will these work with the bulb out indicator? When i used led in tail lights it didnt make enough resistance and onstart noticed it as did the computer... Set of cel and the bcm did not like them,
 

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Now thats great to hear! Ive seen led burn up housings but if they finally fixed the issues as led over all id consider switching.. After all my whole house is
 

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Mine haven't thrown any cel or anything.
Have you done a scan? My car doesn't throw a CEL for the LED tail lights I have, but the dealer noticed it in the codes that came up. From the work order, I'm not sure if they were at first confused by the codes, or used it to justify what I wanted without lying.
 

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i had led brake, license plate,and interior... when they warranty my rack and pinion they pulled bcm codes that didn't have enough resistance in the circuit.
 

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Out of curiosity will these work with the bulb out indicator? When i used led in tail lights it didnt make enough resistance and onstart noticed it as did the computer... Set of cel and the bcm did not like them,
I would think that LED bulbs would result in too much resistance and therefore not enough current.
 

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Where did you purchase these? Do you have a link?
I went on the website, but there are a few choices for the H13 bulbs, I wasn't sure which ones you got.
 

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Where did you purchase these? Do you have a link?
I went on the website, but there are a few choices for the H13 bulbs, I wasn't sure which ones you got.
I got mine on ebay. Here's the link I got mine at. 50W 8000LM Kit LED Headlight H13 9008 Lo Hi Beam Bulb 6000K 6500K | eBay I made an offer of $50 and they took it. You can also just do a search for G7 PHILiPS Lumileds H13/9008 LED Headlight and you'll find them for various prices. I believe they are also sold under the JDM Astar name.
 

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So, these are just straight drop-in LED bulbs? And they have that tight of a cutoff?
 

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That's extremely impressive. Do they have a similar setup for the fogs, as well?
 

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Looks like i found my new replacement bulbs!!! Thanks for the output shots!!!

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