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did a lot of reading over the weekend about these. Seems like great light for the first 5 feet or so then falls off. Although your pics seem better than that.

I read it literally every post on the forum for LED lighting. I bought them because I was more concerned with having the right color headlights that I was with distance. That being said I was incredibly surprised about how far they reach. I think the distance was exaggerated with those posts. As you can see in the pictures they reach much farther and I did not edit them except to remove my license plate numbers. To give you an idea of distance, the picture showing the cut off against the building has the building at about 50 feet away and it's crazy bright.

 

 

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Hello Everyone,   After spending some time on the forums looking at everyones headlight replacements I finally chose the OPT7 LED H11 Headlight Bulbs off Amazon.com for $100 and thought Id sha

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So I installed the lights yesterday and tested them last night. I've read a few complaints about the opt7 hid kit but I don't understand why. Im impressed and the light output feels/looks to me like

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It fits your vehicle. Mine came up like that also but I bought them anyways and it worked for me :) Editing and uploading night time pics now!

 

Don't the Sierra's and Silverado's use different bulbs?

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Thanks for the write up and pictures. Great job!

 

My thought on the heat sink and fan. Since the fan is at the end of the light, and you put the dust cover back on, I would think you're just recirculating the hot air and not cooling the bulb. Would leaving the dust cap off cause any issues? I haven't looked at the back of my headlights recently and can't remember what the dust cap is actually protecting.

 

How did you decide on the OPT7 brand vs another brand?

How do these bulbs work during the day with the DRLs on?

 

Thanks again.

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Don't the Sierra's and Silverado's use different bulbs?

 

Correct I adjusted my previous post.

 

Price?

 

Price was listed in the review... $100

 

 

Thanks for the write up and pictures. Great job!

 

My thought on the heat sink and fan. Since the fan is at the end of the light, and you put the dust cover back on, I would think you're just recirculating the hot air and not cooling the bulb. Would leaving the dust cap off cause any issues? I haven't looked at the back of my headlights recently and can't remember what the dust cap is actually protecting.

 

How did you decide on the OPT7 brand vs another brand?

How do these bulbs work during the day with the DRLs on?

 

Thanks again.

 

I thought the same thing but then I started to think about it and don't Halogens produce more heat and they are behind dust caps?

I think the caps work to seal the headlight.

I chose this brand because it had the highest reviews on amazon.com and I had a buddy who installed them. I don't have DRL so I don't know about how they would look :/

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I pulled the trigger. I'll report back after I get them installed.

 

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Opt7 premium ac canbus hid kit 9012 5000k bright white xenon light conversion is what i got. Item number 121599480127 for my 2015 GMC.

 

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Just joined the forum and this is my first pos, although I've been coming here for a while for information. I've been looking at installing these LED's as well. My question is, will they function as DRL's? The head lights that are on our trucks work as DRL's during the day and head lights at night. Do they draw a different wattage when they are on during the day?

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So I installed the lights yesterday and tested them last night. I've read a few complaints about the opt7 hid kit but I don't understand why. Im impressed and the light output feels/looks to me like its double what the OEM bulb puts out. I'm extremely happy with the kit and the best $95 I've spent to date for the truck. I personally would recommend the 35w 5000k HID kit opt7 offers.

 

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Just joined the forum and this is my first pos, although I've been coming here for a while for information. I've been looking at installing these LED's as well. My question is, will they function as DRL's? The head lights that are on our trucks work as DRL's during the day and head lights at night. Do they draw a different wattage when they are on during the day?

 

To be honest I have no idea if they will function as DRL I don't think our lights do that in the daytime? Excellent lights though

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Hello Everyone,

 

After spending some time on the forums looking at everyones headlight replacements I finally chose the OPT7 LED H11 Headlight Bulbs off Amazon.com for $100 and thought Id share my experience with it so its easier for someone else to find what they are looking for. Like most, the first thing I did when I wanted a swap was to scour the forum for everyones experience. I saw some reviews that were good and some that were bad. Some people wanted HID, LED, Morimotos, and so on. My main priorities were this:

 

1) I want it to be white

2) Needs to look good

3) I don't want to blind people

4) Needs to last awhile

5) I don't go off roading much so light throw isn't TOO important

6) Needs to be at least as good if not better than stock.

7) Needs to be budget conscious

 

Thus, with those parameters I nixed projector retro fits. I narrowed it down to HID/ LED. After doing some research I found that due to light patterns and dispersement, the HID would most likely give me a scatter pattern where as the LED would give me closest to the stock cutoff while meeting my additional parameters.

 

This all being said I didn't expect it to be a 1 1/2 hour install. The lights worked fine once you figure out the right way to connect it all. The hard part however is removing everything and fighting the tiny space behind the light. There are two ways to do it also so I could have just removed the lights but I didn't really know what tools Id need and I did it in a parking stall at my apartment complex so I just went with the tight space. Not going to lie, it was tough. The space is really hard to maneuver and that was the hardest part for sure. Having done it, I could cut my time in half for sure but Chevy definitely didn't make this easy.

 

Ok so install was finally finished and the fruits of my labor realized. Initial thoughts on it:

1) Install was a pain in the butt.

2) The truck looks way better than stock, Chevy should have done this from the start.

3) The space behind the lights is a pittance. If you aren't nimble or have medium to small hands then don't even attempt it just take the lights off.

4) The LEDs only go in one way so that makes things easier.

5) Lights are for sure brighter than Stock but definitely not overpowering. (Will have night review later tonight)

6) The LEDs fit inside the light and the seal plugs just fine but it is tough. Additional thought, These LED have fans... if the fans are sealed inside of an airtight headlight... isn't it just circulating hot air? Any thoughts on this could be helpful.

7) The whole set up looks to be really good quality parts actually.

8) Light output coming tonight

 

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9) Light output at night is approx 100-150 feet.

10) I didn't expect to like them as much as I did.

11) The output is a great color and at least double the stock output.

12) Plug and play I didn't have to adjust the lights at all.

13) Cut off is the same as stock.

 

*MY VEHICLE*

 

1) 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Crew Cab 4x4 Tungsten

 

Here is the EXACT link to the product I bought from Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/OPT7-Headlight-Bulbs-Clear-Arc-Beam/dp/B00VNBDWPK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1458508907&sr=8-1&keywords=OPT7+H11

** When you plug in the "Does this fit your Vehicle" it will say that it doesn't. Trust me when I say that it does fit your vehicle. I don't think its been updated because I ordered them anyways and they worked perfectly fine**

 

 

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Ok folks this wouldn't be much of a review if I didn't have some pictures for you! If you have any questions feel free to ask. I will be updating this post as it goes and if I have any issues with them at all, rest assured I will update this review with the issues noted.

 

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Hey bud. Did u change out the fogs too? I just ordered an OPT7 25w hid kit for my fogs. The led bulbs weren't bright enough for me

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