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Led headlight install 2003 SLK 230

Here's a quick vid on a led headlight install I did. Took about 5 mins each side. Didn't have to remove the airbox on the passenger side. The good, really inexpensive. 12 bucks for the pair on ebay. Really bright light. The bad, it trips the trouble light on the dash. I'm going to try these for a couple months and if they don't fail, I'll wire in a resistor to kill the trouble light. If the light doesn't come on, reverse the plug. Sorry about the wild tunes. You need audio on Youtube and it was the first thing I found. Hopefully this is helpful.

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What slowed me down a bit was the $12 LEDs I looked at had a 960W spec. At 12v that is 40A nd a bit much for stock wiring. Also I ordered H1s and received H13s with a three pin plug and no pinout.

Now have on order a 55W Kensun Xenon set and plan a shootout between the SilverStar Ultras, Kensun HIDs, and the 960W 144000LM LEDs (if I can make work) in my projectors. This is the type of thing I enjoy doing.


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