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      12-14-2018, 08:44 PM   #1
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OEM LED Door Logo Projector Lights not bright

So I purchased these via amazon love them but it isn't bright enough. I saw videos on YouTube of similar lights but twice as bright. Any idea what should I do ?
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      12-14-2018, 08:46 PM   #2
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The first two are form YouTube video and second are from my car.
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      12-14-2018, 09:57 PM   #3
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Yours seem about right. At least mine are that brightness too.

Video shows it projected onto a light concrete slab. Could be why it appears brighter
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      12-15-2018, 06:20 AM   #4
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I went from amazon ones to oem. Personally I liked the amazon ones better. It was clearer and brighter than oem. The only downside was they started buzzing obnoxiously.
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My Amazon lights cost $12 a pair vs $159 for oem and still look good. You can't swap out the logo on mine but I could simply buy all of them if I wanted and still be cheaper.
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If you have comfort access you will run into key fob problems trying to start the car with those knockoffs. Ask me how I know. ...
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The pictures of the video look to be photo shopped.
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      12-15-2018, 12:28 PM   #8
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If you have comfort access you will run into key fob problems trying to start the car with those knockoffs. Ask me how I know. ...
(Completely hearsay from my side )

Seems like perhaps some work better than others. I've been considering the eBay ones too and I've been reading the threads. Some as you have had bad issues with interference (electronic). Others are trouble free :shug:
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So I purchased these via amazon love them but it isn't bright enough. I saw videos on YouTube of similar lights but twice as bright. Any idea what should I do ?
What should you do? This is not rocket science. Either keep them or return them.
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      12-15-2018, 11:01 PM   #10
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What should you do? This is not rocket science. Either keep them or return them.
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It’s the ground. There’s a reason why they always use a light floor in those promotional video’s/photo’s. If you look closely you’ll see that your lights appear to be brighter on the white gravel in the asphalt. That’s the difference between a smooth, light and a rough black ground.
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      12-18-2018, 11:04 PM   #12
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Cheap Chinese Amazon projectors.
Bright, vivid and colorful. The splotches are my garage floor paint coming up.

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Expensive Chinese OEM projectors.
Dull and dim and now on the back doors. Not worth the cost.

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