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Hello,

Anyone have real world experience with a particular kit? I know we have the CANBUS/TIPM issue. I have always ran DDM Tuning kits HID kits but installed one and the lights would blink when turning the lights off. Also blinked when engine running if headlights were not on. I do not want a dissertation on resistors and such...just seeing if anyone has used a CANBUS/TIPM designed LED kit like OPT7 from Amazon. Cannot find a review for a Jeep on their. Looking for plug and play with the resistors/module needed. I tried a module on the HID kit and it did nothing. Found a review for the OPT7 resistor kit on a 2006 WK and he said it didn't work. Anyone running a plug and play kit that works?
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Appears my issue is due to the PWM (pulse width modulation). Anyone know of an LED plug and play kit to compensate for this?
Rusty;

I don't have any experience with the particular kit your are referring to.

When I decided to upgrade to LED headlights I went with Putco's Silver-Luxs.

They are pricey, but they come with everything you need including anti-flicker harnesses.

http://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/42-exterior-appearance-mods/57178-putco-led-headlights.html#post414946

I've had them for a little over a year now with no issues.
 

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Appears my issue is due to the PWM (pulse width modulation). Anyone know of an LED plug and play kit to compensate for this?
Rusty;

I don't have any experience with the particular kit your are referring to.

When I decided to upgrade to LED headlights I went with Putco's Silver-Luxs.

They are pricey, but they come with everything you need including anti-flicker harnesses.

http://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/42-exterior-appearance-mods/57178-putco-led-headlights.html#post414946

I've had them for a little over a year now with no issues.
Thanks Big Blue! I will definitely be ordering these!
 

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I know back when searching around for my wj I was reading that HID headlights needed hid specific housings or the light pattern would throw differently. Is that the same with the xk's? I think I saw somewhere that the 2009's and up came with HID headlights (or maybe they were just an option) do they have different headlights housings?
 

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Sorry forgot this thread was about LED not HID dont want to jack the thread. So I guess big blue, did you have issue when swapping to LED bulbs with light scattering or dispersion since the bulb shape was different than stock?
 

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I use a $50 kit from Amazon for driving/fog lights that I have never had a problem with....

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001C5RPY6/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
These are HID's not LED's.

That's why they are only $50.00
They are extremely Brite, only 30 watts and work great. On the other hand, I have LED backup lights that look great, but disperse the light rather than project and they are not practical... You can only see about 10 feet back.
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My mistake on led vs hid in the OP.
 

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I got some LEDs a few months ago and LOVE them. I had the CANBUS flickering problem. The company sent me an adapter free and it has been perfect since. The LEDs are obviously much brighter and they have the ideal cutoff for the beam. I did LEDs fogs last week and they are a mess! Light spraying all over the place.

Here's what I got on sale from Amazon for $38 shipped

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MXMHFXN/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

My thread:
http://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/42-exterior-appearance-mods/65114-project-2-led-exterior-lighting.html
 

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Sorry forgot this thread was about LED not HID dont want to jack the thread. So I guess big blue, did you have issue when swapping to LED bulbs with light scattering or dispersion since the bulb shape was different than stock?
@heffercow ;

The only thing you have to be sure of is that you properly "clock" the LEDS in your headlight housing which is basically how they sit - or how they are oriented;

You want both of your LED's to sit with the same exact orientation in the headlight housing - or the light throw will not be even.

It's really not a big deal, as long as you pay attention to detail and take your time when you're installing them.

But to answer your question - No, no issues with light scattering or dispersion.
 

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Funny. My LED headlights are perfect. The cutoff is just like stock.

The LED fogs are unbearable with light scatter. I'll be returning them and just get all new projector fogs
 

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Funny. My LED headlights are perfect. The cutoff is just like stock.

The LED fogs are unbearable with light scatter. I'll be returning them and just get all new projector fogs
Mine are perfect as well, I was just pointing out that the manufacturers instructions state to make sure both lights are properly clocked - and why it's important.

I've been running these Putco Silverlux's for about 15 months now with no issues at all.
 

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I got some LEDs a few months ago and LOVE them. I had the CANBUS flickering problem. The company sent me an adapter free and it has been perfect since. The LEDs are obviously much brighter and they have the ideal cutoff for the beam. I did LEDs fogs last week and they are a mess! Light spraying all over the place.

Here's what I got on sale from Amazon for $38 shipped

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MXMHFXN/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

My thread:
http://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/42-exterior-appearance-mods/65114-project-2-led-exterior-lighting.html
I don't see where this company sells the flickering adapter...did you just message them? I would like to have everything shipped together if I ordered these. Much cheaper than the Putco's and lots of good reviews. May be worth a shot.
 

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Yes. I just told customer service I had a problem and they sent the adapters free. You might request for CANBUS in the notes when you order
 
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