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Old 11-06-2009, 10:17 PM   #11
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the 2000+ dic dont tell ya when you have a bulb out
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Old 11-06-2009, 10:45 PM   #12
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the 2000+ dic dont tell ya when you have a bulb out
That'* because it'*...well...a DIC(k) lol.
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So, why make two different numbers? To confuse me?
3057 are a single philament bulb and the 3157 are dual philament. The LED'* will work just fine in your parking/brake lights. If they don't light up when you put them in, turn them 180* and they should work, some are picky that way
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now ya just have to figure out how to make them spin
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3057 are a single philament bulb and the 3157 are dual philament. The LED'* will work just fine in your parking/brake lights. If they don't light up when you put them in, turn them 180* and they should work, some are picky that way
I hate to disagree, but you're wrong here. While researching this (during the time of the original post), I looked at 3057 and 3157 bulbs. Both are dual filament type. They HAVE to be. Why? Because your factory OEM stop light bulbs are 3057. A single filament bulb couldn't come on with the headlights, then get brighter when you apply the brakes. Thats the second filament doing it'* job.
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I've had problems with 2 different sets of LED bulbs that were supposed to be dual intensity but when you hit the brakes with the parking lights on you could barely tell a difference, thats why I'm back to regular incandescent bulbs now
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I MAY stick with incandescent bulbs for my break lights, but I'm pretty sure I'm going LED for the turn signals in the rear. I'll also put LED'* for the corners in the front once I get them cleared. I found these sweet new LED'* called switch back'*. They put out a 6000k white light for your parking light, then flash amber for turn signal. It'* pretty cool.
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Post a link to the switchbacks. I'm interested
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TYPE 2 DUAL COLOR CHANGING HID 6K WHITE AMBER SWITCHBACK 92 M-SMT TURN SIGNAL BULBS 3157 3157NA 3357 3457 4157 4057

They are spendy, coming in at $80 for a pair. I've seen these at other websites, but the other places don't back up their stuff like this place does. I've seen these installed on a GXP, but won't post pics or video because they are on the "other guys" website.
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