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Looking to get some new headlights and wondering what is the better way to go. LED or CCFL Halo? Looking for opinions on what people have found out to be the better way to go.
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CCFLs are way brighter and will be a more fuller light
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LED's. Brightness depends on how many there are in the halo, more led's, more bright. Plus they last longer.
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I am actually in the process of replacing my ccfl's with LED's because the LED's are so much brighter. Check out the xb halos at TRS.
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CCFLs require inverters, LEDs can be direct wired. I hated the CCFLs I had in my old truck and replaced them with LEDs
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Thanks guys that is what I have been reading but wanted to hear from the board on their personal experiences. Kurtis what type of lights were you running in Charon
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LEDs, CFFLs have too many issues. The XB LED halos from TRS (as mentioned above) are extremely bright
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I am actually in the process of replacing my ccfl's with LED's because the LED's are so much brighter. Check out the xb halos at TRS.
Oh, he's talking about those. I thought he meant the halos in the aftermarket headlights.


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I was running AAC led halos, the 300C fog light rings fit the Anzo housings perfectly. The TRS xB halos are the same quality at a lower price if they have the color you want, they're just limited in color options compared to the Oracle halos.
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If your looking for aftermarket headlights, I recommend CCFL. I had set of headlights with LED halos and another set with CCFL halos on my old g6 and the CCFL blew the LEDs out of the water in terms of brightness and I personally liked them better. As soon as I got my ram, I put in a set of lights with CCFL rings and love them.
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