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I've been running Beamtech for over a year and a half now but I've been reading about how do much better DD SL1 H11 are so I though I'd give it a try.

Under $40 vs $140 bulbs.. if rather stick to the $40 set, it has the exact same output to my eyes.

This is not to meant to be scientific or whatever. It is just to show that a cheaper set can do the same as the expansive brand. Save yourself the $100+ for other mods.

Comparing the two side by side
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About 15' away from the garage, same cutoff, similar light pattern

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Lights illumination on the road, there is no difference

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i like DDSL1 @ 15 Ft ...
you can get $15 Luxmeter and do more realistic test

i still have Fanless model of Beamtech LED in a box and they are crap ... yet they have 2800+ Verified Purchases 5 star reviews ...
 

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i like DDSL1 @ 15 Ft ...
you can get $15 Luxmeter and do more realistic test

i still have Fanless model of Beamtech LED in a box and they are crap ... yet they have 2800+ Verified Purchases 5 star reviews ...
Mines isn't as you can see, maybe you got a dud.
 

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never liked Diode Dynamic any way ... if i need LED bulbs again i likely to go for HIKARI (start with) they make DOT compliant models with Adjustable Beam ..
 

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never liked Diode Dynamic any way ... if i need LED bulbs again i likely to go for HIKARI (start with) they make DOT compliant models with Adjustable Beam ..
I tried hikari xhp50 , I'm not impressed either, too many squirrels would cause issues with traffic. Like this.. and that's dot compliant?? I doubt it.

I've tried a bunch of LEDs already.

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i don't like OLD model in your picture LEDs are too far apart , new model Adjustable Beam (clock bulb correctly ) to remove squirrels and shadows..
HIKARI 2020, H11 H8 H9 LED Headlight Bulbs, 150% Brightness, 100% Extra Night Visibility, TOP XHP50.2 LED 10400lm 6000K Cool White

 

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last time in feb 2018 i end up with NAO after trying 8 different sets
Luxmeter was reading 5x over Fanless Beamtech model @ same 20ft ...
only down side was loud fan ...

 

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I’ve got the hi and low beam Beamtechs and I’m pretty satisfied with them. Yes they’re bluer than I’d like and no, they’re not as good as a true oem LED or xenon system. But for how cheap they are, and that they’ve lasted me a year and a half, I’d give them two thumbs up!
 

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I’ve got the hi and low beam Beamtechs and I’m pretty satisfied with them. Yes they’re bluer than I’d like and no, they’re not as good as a true oem LED or xenon system. But for how cheap they are, and that they’ve lasted me a year and a half, I’d give them two thumbs up!
My thoughts exactly. But I figured I give the DD SL1 H11 a try.. failed. Lol. Waste of money but I will save it for a tundra, they use H11.
 

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I like the design and function of the Auxito Y13 series of lights. The small copper mtg tab seems to make sense.
 

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But for how cheap they are, and that they’ve lasted me a year and a half, I’d give them two thumbs up!
I’ve had just the low beam beamtechs for 22 months now. Great bulbs for the money. No fan is a huge plus!
 
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