Help on Choosing Pure White(LED or HID) Headlights for 2016 Civic EX Model

  1. cruisencode

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    Thanks. Did you need to get the Anti-Flicker Harness, or did they work out of the box?
     
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    So far it's working well right out of the box. Just installed yesterday night so haven't had time to drive around with them in the night time yet. If they do start flickering though I'll put a post up.
     
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    #18 JustAnotherCivic, Feb 12, 2019
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    First night out. No flickering. I don't know if flickering develops over time, OR, if they will show up as soon as you install them.

    It's expected to rain tomorrow and the following day, so we'll see how they do in the rain!
     
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    Thanks for the update!
     
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    My current cougar H11 LED's fried my wiring. I don't know if my set was bad or it was just bad wiring on my civic. Some people told me I should put a relay.

    https://www.civicx.com/threads/headlight-connection-issue.40912/

    this is my thread^^
     
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    Maybe it was the lights, but l've been running mine since June 2018 like I said, and have run into no issues whatsoever. Hard to tell whether your set was bad or if it was the wiring without looking at it or bringing it in to a mechanic to check it out.
     
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    I'm currently at Honda Service. Let's see if they fix it. I might just get another pair of Cougars and this might have been a hiccup. I've seen people run a relay to the battery, Im debating on doing that.
     
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    Relay is for hid I believe
     
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    HIDs are still supeior to LED, its been proved over and over again. LEDs look good but just do not have the distance.
     
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    Maybe because the actual Reflector systems are not designed to focus a led correctly, if they were originally designed to focus the HID.
    Another reason why some LED updates are so blinding to oncoming drivers !!

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    That picture is pretty funny! Also photoshopped or affected by the camera.

    These LED conversion kits from Car Lighting District mimic a halogen filament, so in reflector headlights, these kits do not produce excessive glare for oncoming drivers. They call them their Kong LED Conversion kits.

    https://www.carlightingdistrict.com/pages/kong-led-conversion-kit

    Message them through Facebook or Instagram, highly responsive and very professional.
     
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