Corvette headlight rebuild...

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Re: Corvette Encounter of the 3rd Kind

Post by b3freak » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:54 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:31 am
I was vaguely concerned that the multi-LED setup would detract from the vintage 80s look of the Corvette, but if anything they make it even more turn-of-the-millennium. Kinda Tetris-y...

The T pattern is low beam; they are all lit for high beam.

I am really having to resist the urge to hack the bulbs to make each diode individually addressable and cook up a Raspberry Pi controller.
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Re: Corvette headlight rebuild...

Post by AnthonyS » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:06 pm

Wow those lights look sweet compared to the C4 OEM lights. How do I get those for my 91?

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Re: Corvette headlight rebuild...

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:55 pm

The C4 headlight uses a 6054 headlight bulb - which is also used in a TON of Jeeps and other vehicles, so there are loads of options for HIDs, LEDs, etc.

The cool thing about the ones I purchased is that they're wired to run on 12V with no power supply/ballast/whatever. They plug right into the C4 headlight harness.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MX ... UTF8&psc=1

When I was looking around for something to replace my HIDs with, I came across this YouTube video and decided on LEDs. I chose a bulb that does not have DRLs...

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Re: Corvette headlight rebuild...

Post by Cuda911 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:17 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:55 pm
The C4 headlight uses a 6054 headlight bulb - which is also used in a TON of Jeeps and other vehicles, so there are loads of options for HIDs, LEDs, etc.

The cool thing about the ones I purchased is that they're wired to run on 12V with no power supply/ballast/whatever. They plug right into the C4 headlight harness.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MX ... UTF8&psc=1

When I was looking around for something to replace my HIDs with, I came across this YouTube video and decided on LEDs. I chose a bulb that does not have DRLs...

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Yep. Got LEDs in my jeep.
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