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Old 09-26-2007, 12:53 PM   #1
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on some of the newer cars they re using LED tails.. i saw in a commercial how they light up like 7 tenths of a second faster than our traditional bulbs which blah blah blah leads to like an extra 20 feet or something if your so far away. anyways.. are there any ways to convert our tails into LED tails, obv with some work?
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yes its possible, how good it looks depends on how much time and money you want to put into the project.
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I'm certaint badnit did that with his tail lights. Don't think he has one stock bulb on his car he should be chiming in shortly
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considering the cost/work necessary, I don't see how LED'* are worth it since we dont have clear taillights. Is the bulb turning on faster that cool of a mod? someone justify please!
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considering the cost/work necessary, I don't see how LED'* are worth it since we dont have clear taillights. Is the bulb turning on faster that cool of a mod? someone justify please!
LED'* have a much smaller time to go from off to full brightness. On bulbs the filiment has to heat up and that takes much more time than the LED.

LED'* are also generally brighter, they draw less current and they look cooler.

Doesn't matter if they are not clear. The red will shine though just as well
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Plus, from the standpoint of this question, I believe the point is safety rather than coolness factor.

Value is relative to the intent of the viewer.
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If you just want to plug and playish...

Just get the bulbs form www.Autolumination.com

I have them in my SE. there brighter then the stock bulbs in my SSEi

But in any car with a bulb monitor it may make it see the bulb as bad.
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But in any car with a bulb monitor it may make it see the bulb as bad.
thats also what i have heard
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If you just want to plug and playish...

Just get the bulbs form www.Autolumination.com

But in any car with a bulb monitor it may make it see the bulb as bad.
I get so lost on that site, can someone tell me how to figure out that site lol
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I cleared the tails in my 90 and put in LEDs looks cooler/brighter, only draw back is my stupid light monitor says I have lights out, I got them at autozone, pretty sure you can get them at pretty much any auto parts store
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