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Anyone have any good places to get LED daytime running light bulbs? Want to switch out the OEM bulbs with something with a different color.

Any pictures would be great to share too!
 

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which area are you from? Maybe try looking local if you want them asap. But if you want to save some cash you can go on ebay but the shipping time is killer but you pay less for the LED light itself.
 

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Buying them local at a good shop is always your best bet just incase you need to get a replacement LED. But buying from a place like the retrofit source is recommended.
Do you know what bulb number to look for??
 

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No i'm not really sure what to look for. I've never installed LED's on any of my previous cars before.

I just want to change out the yellow daytime bulbs into a "whiter" daytime bulbs. Possibly do the same for the fog lights as well.

Any coaching on this would be great!
 

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No i'm not really sure what to look for. I've never installed LED's on any of my previous cars before.

I just want to change out the yellow daytime bulbs into a "whiter" daytime bulbs. Possibly do the same for the fog lights as well.

Any coaching on this would be great!
I don't have an ILX of my own, so I can't really help you out when it comes to bulb numbers, but the numbers you need can be found in your owners manual.

Installation is fairly easy.
 

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Your DRL is bulb 9005 ~ If you swap these out know this, the only way to change the color is to lose the effectiveness of your high-beams near completely.

Your foglights are H11 bulbs. They're very easy to swap out. Your headlights are 5K HIDs so 5K or 6K foglights should do the trick!

I personally use Home page, however they're more expensive.

Hope this helps!
 

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Thanks for the help guys! I just bought a LED kit from Ebay and expect to install them the next week or so. I'll take a pic and show you when it's done! Wish me luck!
 

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what if you changed the drls with an hid kit. I guess that would help with the effectiveness of the bulb but blind the crap out of the oncoming cars.
 

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Do NOT change them with an HID kit. The bulb cannot run at low voltage.. it would be a waste. The way the DRL/High Beams are made it just doesn't work..

You CAN disable them.. just pull Fuse 21
 

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I was thinking of running yellow bulbs in the drl kind of give it a jdm look with the yellow tint. What do you guys think about that rather than running a bright blue light.
 

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I was thinking of running yellow bulbs in the drl kind of give it a jdm look with the yellow tint. What do you guys think about that rather than running a bright blue light.
I was always a fan of this JDM look, being a Honda/Acura, you might as well do it, definitely can't do it on other cars, It just goes so well with Honda's. 3M also has a nice yellow tint you can apply to the lens for even more yellow.

Before you buy those bulbs, look for yellow LED bulbs... LED > Halogen.
 

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Maybe someone can clear this up. Why exactly does changing the DRL bulb effect the high beams? They use the same bulb I figure?
The new LED bulbs do not output as much light compared to the OEM bulbs during max wattage. Therefore, your high beams aren't as bright anymore. Maybe one day they'll come out with a brighter LED DRL.
 

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Im sure a company out there makes the LEDs we need with a high and low watt frequency... or whatever it would be called.
I haven't seen one yet but I am sure it's either out there or they're working on a way to make it. Until then, you sacrifice for that pretty color.
 
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