2013 to 2014 Face Lift Headlight Install

wallyyfm

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I have been meaning to do this for years but finally got around to ordering them. This was a dramatic difference, my other headlights were terrible no matter what bulbs I put in there. These are HID plug and play, no issues worked immediately.

I have the black grill from powerful UK with the bottom trim panel but I won’t be installing that until I do the Lazer Lamps 750 kit. I will update this thread after.

If you were debating I wouldn’t put it off. All in it’s probably about $1500 including trim and $50 in customs duties. Valeos came with bulbs from LR Centre so no surprises, barely needed adjustment.
 

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wallyyfm

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Also if you want my old xenon headlights I will give a forum member a great deal. After I said they were awful lol.
 

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The new ones are xenon too correct or are they aftermarket led? Why were the old ones awful? Were the housings (internal) dirty?
 

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My vehicle was factory equipped with xenons. These are OEM Valeos - they make the LR lights. If you want them to say land rover they are an additional $1000+ per set.

I think the aiming mechanism was off, if I adjusted the low beam to be useful the high beam was in the clouds. Others have had the same problem. I never noticed until pitch black driving where I am now.
 

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The Valeos @wallyyfm got are the LHD euro-beam pattern, which has almost always been better than the NAS pattern in every headlight ever made. NAS requires squirrel spotters, for example, which is almost a requirement for a terrible beam pattern.

I did the exact same thing in November 2020. Would never go back.
 

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Link to the replacements you purchased? I have halogens on my 2016 LR4 Base and they are AWEFUL.
 

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Just google LR Centre. It's in the UK, but shipping isn't too expensive. Look for the left hand drive non-adaptive ones.
 

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