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sky65 
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Posted: April 24, 2020 at 3:12 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote sky65
Hello Looking for some help. I have an old Corvette, 65, and I installed Hella Conversion headlights.
These
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/hla-002850001?seid=srese1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1vu5mO2B6QIVEj0MCh3ERwsuEAQYAiABEgJEW_D_BwE
I used LED bulbs.
These
https://www.amazon.com/LED-Headlight-Bulb-CAR-ROVER/dp/B07HQFCPN7/ref=sr_1_8?dchild=1&keywords=led+h4+headlight+bulb+car+rover&qid=1587758723&sr=8-8
I love the lights! I can actually see at night now. Only issue is the are shadows or dark spots in the light. Do you think it is the bulbs or the lenses? Te bulbs do not have LEDs all around. Only on two sides. I did adjust the bulbs, rotated them, to get the best beam.
Thanks
Tom
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Posted: April 24, 2020 at 7:32 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote eguru
This is a typical issue with using LED bulbs in a headlight designed for a filament bulb.
sky65 
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Posted: April 24, 2020 at 7:37 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote sky65
Thanks
Would a bulb with chips on three or four sides fill in the shadows?
sky65 
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Posted: April 24, 2020 at 8:28 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote sky65
I found this interesting and probably my answer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnD_sDWNjEw
Tom
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Posted: October 09, 2020 at 6:50 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote jonas2
Here's a good option:
https://www.dapperlighting.com

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