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Old 03-10-2007, 03:20 AM   #1
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Hey y'all, im wanting to clear my corners on my car, i was wondering what you thought about LED lights instead of the regular 3157 bulbs? i had led lights on my firebird for a while, they looked cool because they were "fast" lit, but just didnt look right next to a regular bulb because of the way it was directional. ive found some LED bulbs that have some on the side too. Do you guys think this would work alright? or should i just get regular amber bulbs?
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heres the link to what i found:http://www.ledlight.com/detail.aspx?ID=99
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i say that you just put in regular bulbs. Reason is that the Bonneville has a Light Monitor, and it might not like the LED'* Being in the car. Also you would need to replace the turn signal flasher IIRC so the turn signals operate correctly
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thanks, i didnt know about all that.
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I've tried LED'*, they're may be bright, but in a blinding sense. They don't cover much area, that goes for length and width. All you see after you put them behind your taillight covers is just a lit up bulb, not like halogen, which is wide spread, and even illuminates the ground.
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I've tried LED'*, they're may be bright, but in a blinding sense. They don't cover much area, that goes for length and width. All you see after you put them behind your taillight covers is just a lit up bulb, not like halogen, which is wide spread, and even illuminates the ground.
you where doing something wrong them. all my LEDs in my car work 100% and are not blinding and fill up the whole reflector, they look just like regular Bulbs

You have to buy the right ones.

Ryno02- In a SSE or SSEi you really cant do LEDs with out having th bulb monitor yell at you just like 1993 SLE said, you will also need a LED Flasher to replace your stock Turn flasher, there only $15-20 but you will still have the Bulb monitor bugging you.
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yeah, i get enuf "service stability system" messages, i dont need anymore annoyances that i need to deal with. i think i found a amber bulb that looks clear until on the other day, ill try searching for that again.
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