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Hello all,
I'm not overly fond of the yellow color of the DRL bulbs in my SX. Can anyone recommend something that would give a less yellow, more white light? Also wondering if one could replace them with LED instead of the Halogen bulbs being used. possible?
 

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For what I'm told is the LED has a fan on it to keep it cool. Because of out back cover I think it stops the fan from working and eventually over heads the LED. If you want to get HID. There are 2 routes. The first one is buy the OEM HID head lamps (about 250-300 a light) or get a kit which will involve cutting a hole in thus cover I spoke of.

The cheapest is to magically find an H11 bulb that's stupid bright that omits a white light. I'm in the same boat because I hate high crystal clear the LED is but when looking at a yellow light it ruins the beauty
 

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when i checked... the OEM HID unit was around 600 to 800 a light lol
 

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when i checked... the OEM HID unit was around 600 to 800 a light lol
Oh damn.. Maybe I was looking at the wrong lights. I thought it sounded off seeing as out lights without HID are about 350-400 lol. So.. HID kit? Would be much much much cheaper
 

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Just to clarify, I'm talking about the bulbs that would be on if you have the light switch in the auto position and it's normal daylight. I think HID (which I have for low beam anyway) would overkill for DRL. the LED thing about a fan is interesting, never heard about that before. Perhaps all I need is a bulb upgrade?
 

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I see. I don't have normal DRL. It's not a law or anything so I don't have them unless I switch on my parking lights, the LED eyebrow and LED tail lights. If I have my lights in auto my lights are all off until it gets dark enough for them to turn on then I have my regular low beams with LED and all that. I always thought that cars with DRL just had their regular lights in but the car provides less power to give it a lower beam for say than normal..

So are you saying you have an HID for your night time lights and a yellowish light for a daytime light?
 

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Pat,
Indeed you did. Just to keep this thread updated, I've ordered a pair of H1 COB12 LEDs (12W), so we'll see how they go.
 
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