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The Ultimate Guide to LED Lighting for Cars

Below you’ll find information about LED lighting, including Amazon rankings and recommendations from experts. You can also learn how to install LED bulbs.

What is LED Lighting for Cars?
The most popular upgrade option for cars is LED lighting. This can be used for both appearance and many other benefits. LED lights have a 20-year life expectancy, so they are very cost-effective. They also last for a long time, meaning that you will rarely need to replace them. LED lights can:

Increase visibility
They are extremely efficient in energy consumption, meaning they draw less power from your vehicle’s electric system.
Easy to install
Enhance the exterior’s aesthetics
Different types of LED Lighting for Cars
There are two main options when it comes to choosing the right LED lights for your car: single-beam or dual-beam.

Dual-Beam
Dual-beam headlights such as the Nilight E1 H4/9003 and Firehawk 2021 H8/H9 LED Bulbs have both high and low beams built into one bulb unit. The bulb can be turned from high to low by turning it on when it is on. A dual beam is used if there is only one headlight on your vehicle.
Single-Beam
Bulbs such as Nilight 9005/HB3 high beam and 9006/HB4 low beam,70w come with separate bulbs to provide both high and low beams. One bulb will turn on and the other will go off when it is turned on. If your car has single-beam headlights, you will find two spaces for each bulb.

How to choose LED Lighting for Cars
Although installing LED lighting in your car can seem difficult at first, it is possible with just a few steps to complete the task and start enjoying the benefits. There are some things you should consider before you start.

Are you sure there is enough space? You need to ensure that you have enough space before you start using LED lights.

Are you able to vent properly? The bottom of LED diodes can produce heat so it is important to allow for venting.

Are there any plastic parts that are susceptible to melting? Excessive heat from LED bulbs can cause soft plastic near to melting.

What kind of housing is your vehicle using? You won’t get the effect you want from certain housing types when you convert to LED.

After answering the above question, you can search for the right size or filament type for your vehicle simply by entering the make and model in any auto part finder.