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I have a 2017 F150 and was looking to upgrade the fog light & head lights to LED'S anyone change them to a particular brand that works well with ford & if i change them out will this effect the warranty in any way for the truck.

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We put on the Morimoto LED fog lights and like them. We've had it in for service, and no one has noticed or even commented. When they're off, they look exactly like OEM.
 
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THANKS For the heads up on that i will be sure to check them out..
 
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THANKS For the heads up on that i will be sure to check them out..
We're an authorized dealer for Morimoto. We can put a package together for you with headlights and fog lights. Let us know if we can help.
 
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Thanks Nick , I will check this out & see if this is something i want to use, Appreciate your time..
 
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Originally Posted by DISPATCHER3385 View Post
I have a 2017 F150 and was looking to upgrade the fog light & head lights to LED'S anyone change them to a particular brand that works well with ford & if i change them out will this effect the warranty in any way for the truck.

Your opinion & suggestions are gratefully appreciated.
For LED fog lights and in my opinion, the best would be the OEM LED fog light assemblies followed by the Morimoto XB`s. Because of the cost, many if not most people bypass these two options and lean towards LED bulb replacements from one of the many vendors out there and the cost of these bulbs vary.

As far as LED headlights go.... again, most people lean towards LED bulb replacements because of the cost compared to upgrading to factory LED headlights or even aftermarket assemblies.

When it comes to brands, it`s hard to beat OEM, followed by Morimoto. One of the more popular "bulb" brands are Diode Dynamics.

Remember this, OEM halogen assemblies are designed for halogen bulbs but many people ignore this and put LED bulbs inside of them.

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I don't know about the OEM LED fog lights, as they were not available yet when we got the Morimotos. One thing I will mention is that the light beam from the Morimotos is VASTLY different than the factory halogen lights. The vertical beam width on the factory lights have to be in the 30-40 degree range; there is a lot of "spill over". The Morimoto lights OTOH, have a vertical beam width that is probably on the order of 10 degrees with very little spill over. As a result, the cut-off is very noticeable between what's lit and what is not. I found that I had to tweak the vertical alignment on the Morimotos in order to get them to illuminate the desired area in front of the truck.
 
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Originally Posted by DISPATCHER3385 View Post
I have a 2017 F150 and was looking to upgrade the fog light & head lights to LED'S anyone change them to a particular brand that works well with ford & if i change them out will this effect the warranty in any way for the truck.

Your opinion & suggestions are gratefully appreciated.
Hi there,

We also offer plug-and-play LED headlight and fog light upgrades, which we manufacture right here in St. Louis. If you have any questions about upgrading your truck, feel free to shoot me a DM!

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by GlueGuy View Post
I don't know about the OEM LED fog lights, as they were not available yet when we got the Morimotos. One thing I will mention is that the light beam from the Morimotos is VASTLY different than the factory halogen lights. The vertical beam width on the factory lights have to be in the 30-40 degree range; there is a lot of "spill over". The Morimoto lights OTOH, have a vertical beam width that is probably on the order of 10 degrees with very little spill over. As a result, the cut-off is very noticeable between what's lit and what is not. I found that I had to tweak the vertical alignment on the Morimotos in order to get them to illuminate the desired area in front of the truck.
Cool info.
 
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If money is no object, the OEM LED fog lights from the same year Super Duty are a drop in replacement but depending on where you get them they can go for $200+ each. The OEM LED headlamps are also a straight swap but at $1,300 each, Yikes! Ask me how I know.
 
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I've looked at headlight upgrades from multiple makers now, and one of the most cost-effective ones now are the Axial projector headlights available through American truck. They are < $500 for the set & available in black or chrome.

IIRC, I think I paid $200 for the pair of Morimoto fogs.
 
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I swapped my fog lights to Morimoto LED fog lights. They are fantastic. I'm also going to be swapping to ANZO headlights soon, so I'll report back with the results from that eventually.

 
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I'm using Diode Dynamics SL1's in both high and lows. Much better than the OEM halogen. I'm also using SpecD housings. Once properly aligned, I've had no flashing. I'm happy with them, and would recommend. They're not el cheapos, $150 a pair when I bought them, but I feel you usually get what you pay for.
 
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If money is no object, the OEM LED fog lights from the same year Super Duty are a drop in replacement but depending on where you get them they can go for $200+ each. The OEM LED headlamps are also a straight swap but at $1,300 each, Yikes! Ask me how I know.
LOL....The OEM LED headlights are indeed very pricey but one has to pay to play.
 
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