Jeep Renegade LED Headlight Conversion Installation Write-Up

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  1. OmegaRed

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    Nope. Haven't had any issues.


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  2. pawlymz

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    Are all of these links all of the bulbs you used in your Jeep OmegaRed? I really want to upgrade my lighting but I don't want to try several pairs and yours seem to look great.
     
  3. Kvrobs

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    I installed the Car Rover H13s fir headlights today, and like pswick07 stated, they work flawlessly. The inline canbus pack tucked neatly into the housing and the dust cover went on easily. Install with the black wire in the 12 oclock position and it was secured. Didnt need to do any other adjustments.


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    Can you or pswick07 take some night photos of the beam pattern against a wall.
    I would like to see the cutoff on the lowbeams?
     
  5. Kvrobs

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    This was taken in the garage, vehicle at 13' from door IMG_2786.JPG IMG_2787.JPG


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  6. OmegaRed

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    All mine seem to be working just fine. Don't see any flicker or error messages on the dash. I've only had them for a few weeks so I can't say anything about length of life but other than that everything's great.


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  7. pawlymz

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    I got a set of SiriusLED H13 hi/lo dual beam LED lights:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01M...iusled+h13&dpPl=1&dpID=51xIz0WCnvL&ref=plSrch

    A set of SiriusLED H11 Fog LED lights:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01J...us+led+h11&dpPl=1&dpID=51-FUH2q8CL&ref=plSrch

    And a set of SiriusLED 7528 DRL LED lights:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00O...usled+7528&dpPl=1&dpID=51PgMnfkXJL&ref=plSrch

    What's great about the H13s is that you can pull a screw out and there are pre-drilled holes for you to rotate the bulb through the housing until you get the correct alignment for the beam pattern. That made it very easy for me to make the pattern match the halogen pattern.

    If you look on the left side of the beam pattern on the brick wall you see the LED and on the right, the halogen. When you make the adjustment, they become identical and the high beam will work properly.

    If you install them out of the box you get the opposite effect and the light pattern goes upward on an angle. See the pic against the fence. That is the beam pattern before the adjustment was made.

    The only thing I might swap is the DRL bulbs because they are holding residual power after they cut off for about 30-60 minutes. It is super dim and while it's not harming anything, it sort of irks me.

    Let me know what you think!


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  8. gulfcritter

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    Are the H13 headlight bulbs CANBUS ready? Are you getting any bulb out errors?

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  9. pawlymz

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    No errors. The product description doesn't mention anything about whether they are CANBUS ready but they work fine so far.


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  10. pawlymz

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    Here are some side by side comparison pics of what you can expect the car to look like with the LED lights vs. stock halogen... I am happy with the result and will be doing both renegades.

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  11. M W

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    Installed the 3 sets of LED lights referred above.

    Both DRLs and the fog lights hold a small residual charge (remain faintly lit) for 30-45 minutes after the engine is turned off. One of the fog lights flickers 1- 2 times a second during the time it uses up the residual charge. I am ok with the lights faintly lit but the one light flickering isn't acceptable - quality control isssue??. No CAMBUS errors yet.

    Time will tell on how reliable these lights will be in the long run. I plan on keeping the original headlight bulbs in the car in case I experience a complete LED headlight failure.
     
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    I would swap the flickering lights. Mine don't do that. I only have the residual power left for 15-30 minutes in the DRLs. Nothing in the headlights.


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  13. M W

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    Is it ok to install LED headlights (with integrated fans) and reinstall the rubber dust cap? Would this cause excessive heat buildup?
     
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    I installed mine in January (integrated fan) and dust covers and not had any problems.


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    Same here no issues


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  16. M W

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    You guys rock! All the feedback and tech info here is amazing.

    So after experiencing flickering Sirius fog lights and a non functioning high beam on a Sirius headlight I decided to try something else. Here is what I went with:

    Headlights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01JKK1HDY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Fogs: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LCE19OI/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1

    So far so good. No DOAs, flickering, errors or residual light after car is off. Hopefully they will last.
     
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    I have seen those and wondered how they would be, what's the color like by comparison to the Sirius leds? What model and year is your renegade?


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  18. M W

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    Well the HIKARI LED fog lights are working ok so far. But the Alla LED headlights are working but the one LED mades a weird sound from the fan when cold (it appears the fan RPM pulses). After about 5 secs the sound goes away and the fan spins at the correct RPM. Not sure if this is an indication that the fan is about to fail.

    The color of the light compliments the Sirius LED DRLs and the HIKARI LED headlights.

    My luck on these LED isn't great. Why can't anyone make a reliable LED light...seems like all of them are cheap China/Korea made LED lights.
     
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