Choosing the Best LED Headlight Upgrades

General topics.

Moderators: notoptoy, S Allen, Solex68, bmccarthy67

todd lorber
Posts: 511
Joined: Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:58 pm
Location: Los Angeles

Re: Choosing the Best LED Headlight Upgrades

Post by todd lorber »

I just had the Vintage Car VC3500 LED's arrive (thanks to a recommendation above about the expiring discount). Not sure when I'll get them installed, but If they work well I may also get a set for my 240Z.

-Edit-So as an update here, I received and installed the Vintage Car LED's. I first installed them onto the roadster and they went on perfectly. But since that car will be coming apart for body and paint work, I pillaged it and put the lights onto my Z. It is amazing to be able to see at night, and the best thing about these lights are that 1) they have glass lenses and 2) they are plug and play-no cutting or filing to get them to fit either of these cars. And since they draw around half the amperage, they put less stress on the circuitry.

I've become so accustomed to "Some assembly required" that I'm genuinely surprised when an after market part fits with no fuss.

I will be ordering a second set for the roadster, which will be my wife's Christmas gift to me. I just thought I'd relay my experience (heh heh electrical reference).
User avatar
Roadster Fanatic-Site Supporter
Posts: 8104
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2009 11:47 pm
Location: Tacoma, WA

Re: Choosing the Best LED Headlight Upgrades

Post by Gregs672000 »

I went ahead and ordered these from Amazon, got them today and installed in a few minutes:

They were the same size as my halogens. Unfortunately my pads' camera could not show the incredible difference they make side by side, but I'm super happy. Bright white light, not blinding, looks like they will work great with the tri-bars. The halogens were very yellow in comparison and not near as bright. Now the front of the car is much sharper. I'm excited to see them on the road, but that may be a bit. Really glad I read the posts... thanks for putting the info and idea out there. So far I can highly recommend these.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
Greg Burrows
'67 2000 #588
Tacoma, WA
User avatar
Roadster Fanatic
Posts: 212
Joined: Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:08 pm
Location: Edmonton Alberta, Canada
Model: 2000
Year: High Windshield-68-70

Re: Choosing the Best LED Headlight Upgrades

Post by redroadster68 »

Before awakening the beast from its winter slumber, I installed much better lighting. My old headlights were old and pretty much useless. I rarely drive in the dark...good thing. If the moon was out, I could see where I was going . Decided on LED, Auxbeam in Hella E code H4 lenses. Pretty much plug and play.

You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
datsun510 1971 past
Triumph GT6 1968 past
Austin Healey 100-6 1957 past
Infiniti G37Xs 2009 current
Datsun 2000 solex 1968 current