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Old September 26th, 2016, 11:29 AM
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Love my Nolden's
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Old September 26th, 2016, 12:59 PM
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This looks identical to the Nolden 7" Bi-LED.

Design looks same, possibly same manufacture?

Yes, Nolden & Pilot are same manufacturer, and for the 7" LED...they're the same lights.
I have the Pilot Automotive VP-3106C on my D90 and really like them. They're nice and bright. I posted a picture in post #53).

I now need to rethink my aux floodlight aim/placement for the truck... since the Pilot renders the aux light not very useful - except for the trees and extreme sides.
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Old September 26th, 2016, 01:03 PM
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I think the only difference between the genuine autobiography Noldens and the identical pilots are the leveling motors.
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I think the only difference between the genuine autobiography Noldens and the identical pilots are the leveling motors.
To add to this, it is not applicable on 99% of US end users currently, although I have used this feature with the Nolden's and I might add it is quite underwhelming.
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Old September 26th, 2016, 01:31 PM
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I haven't even installed mine yet, but I was hoping the leveling motors would be the bees knees. Oh well. I do tow with my 90, so that will be the test.
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Trucklights - recommend looking elsewhere. The low beam on my right bulb turned to a dim purple within a few hours of use. Dim as in weak, barely throwing light. Hi beam was fine. Trucklite mailed out a free replacement. No hassles there. Now comparing the two bulbs, the low beam on the left side has a purplish tint compared to new on bulb on the right. Both throw the same, but different colors on the spectrum. Perhaps 10 hours max on the left bulb. Anyone else have both go bad?
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Love my Truck-lite headlights. Zero issues in ~3 years.

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Trucklights - recommend looking elsewhere. The low beam on my right bulb turned to a dim purple within a few hours of use. Dim as in weak, barely throwing light. Hi beam was fine. Trucklite mailed out a free replacement. No hassles there. Now comparing the two bulbs, the low beam on the left side has a purplish tint compared to new on bulb on the right. Both throw the same, but different colors on the spectrum. Perhaps 10 hours max on the left bulb. Anyone else have both go bad?
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Old September 26th, 2016, 02:25 PM
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Love my Truck-lite headlights. Zero issues in ~3 years.
Guess I received a bad batch.
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OK Got my JW Speaker headlights installed on the RRC. They look cool but the difference in illumination from the Hella Vision Plus to these? Meh. Not exciting. Also an unexpected issue...when in traffic the amount of light bouncing back into my face from the back end of the Toyota I was stopped behind was nearly blinding.
I guess I was expecting dramatic improvement. I would say that unless you really really have to have LED headlights, save the coin for other goodies.
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OK Got my JW Speaker headlights installed on the RRC. They look cool but the difference in illumination from the Hella Vision Plus to these? Meh. Not exciting. Also an unexpected issue...when in traffic the amount of light bouncing back into my face from the back end of the Toyota I was stopped behind was nearly blinding. I guess I was expecting dramatic improvement. I would say that unless you really really have to have LED headlights, save the coin for other goodies.
You align them correctly? It should be a dramatic difference between any halogen light.-
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LED Headlights are designed to provide an amount of illumination limited by specification. I guess some people make it sound like they are brighter than the sun, but in reality, they output a finite amount of light. Therefore, they are in fact no brighter than HID or Tungsten bulbs designed to output the same amount of light.

There is nothing in the laws of physics that states that LED-based headlights are intrinsically brighter than HID or Tungsten.

But at least now we can ooh and ahh at your cool new LED headlights, bill
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Trucklights - recommend looking elsewhere. The low beam on my right bulb turned to a dim purple within a few hours of use. Dim as in weak, barely throwing light. Hi beam was fine. Trucklite mailed out a free replacement. No hassles there. Now comparing the two bulbs, the low beam on the left side has a purplish tint compared to new on bulb on the right. Both throw the same, but different colors on the spectrum. Perhaps 10 hours max on the left bulb. Anyone else have both go bad?
Finally got around to taking a photo. Low beam on top. High below.
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