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I have to admit, I'm getting older...what I need are the brightest headlights I can install in my 2014 Optima. (and I can't be worried if others think I have high beams on....) Suggestions would be appreciated
 

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First of all do you have stock HID or Halogen? Are your stock lighting dim or you just want to upgrade to brighter bulbs? This will let members to chime in to help you out.


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I had stock and installed Cree 6000lm, and they just aren't bright enough, or reach out enough. Old eyes...
 

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I had stock and installed Cree 6000lm, and they just aren't bright enough, or reach out enough. Old eyes...
HID is the way to go on these cars.
 

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Looking around, I see some with and without a significant harness? Complicated indtallation?
Maybe slightly more difficult than the LEDs you installed. Have you checked out K5 Optima store? They carry some of the best aftermarket kits.
 
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Maybe slightly more difficult than the LEDs you installed. Have you checked out K5 Optima store? They carry some of the best aftermarket kits.
Yup...was looking at the Morimoto Elite Kit..which has an extensive harness. One install video showed pulling off the front bumper...not really into that level of a mod...
 

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Yup...was looking at the Morimoto Elite Kit..which has an extensive harness. One install video showed pulling off the front bumper...not really into that level of a mod...
That shouldn't be necessary. At least not on my 2013.
 

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Which kit did you settle on?
Use just the bulbs and ballast?
The Morimoto Elite. Bulbs, ballasts, relay, everything.
 

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OK neemster...where did you find to mount the ballast on the drivers side? Not much room over there!
On the headlight housing. I believe on one of the sides or maybe the bottom if I remember correctly.
 

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Here for comments. I purchased a 2011 and did not realize I did not have bottom lights and I can hardly see a thing at night and have to use my high beams at times.
 
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