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Old 11-19-2003, 12:32 AM   #11
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yess but a pack of multiple leds cost only a few cents and a board isnt much more i really wanna see pics.
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what do u mean jachin? spell out bonneville with LED'*?
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yes u can do whatever u want to them with just a little knowhow
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how would u see it throught the plastic?
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Whoever buys the LED taillights first has to do me a favor. Post here how pissed off you are that your light monitor goes ape with them in there. I wann see the look on your faces!

Different current draw, boys. It'll wreak havoc with the smart car.
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Also youll be disappointed on how much dimmer they are than stock bulbs. Unless you add a resistor so they work right. If not itll be dim and youll have a faster flash than stock.
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u would be able to see them through the plastic. what i sugguested doing is the exact same thing the companies that sells them does. only will had a good point with the computer, u would have to do some research but it would be a lot better to do it urself. u would save money, get to design whatever u want and learn a thing or 2
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u would be able to see them through the plastic. what i sugguested doing is the exact same thing the companies that sells them does. only will had a good point with the computer, u would have to do some research but it would be a lot better to do it urself. u would save money, get to design whatever u want and learn a thing or 2
humm.. now you've given me an idea.. next time i'm bored and have a few extra bucks to blow and a weekend of nothing to do ( not likely with Tamara'* horse around ).. I MAY redo my logo with LED ( since LED will change colors at varying voltage ( I believe, and not a lot of color difference however ) and make the acid rainbow affect ) ) hee hee

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Yeah that would be very cool... I will have too look into this. Thanks for the idea Sometime when I get my dremel, I wouldnt mind puting an LED bar behind the 'pontiac' on the back of the car like drifter'*.
Thanx... let me know how it went and send pics...

I will have to agree with Bill that it will cause havoc to the smart car ( I've thought of clearing mine a while back ago, but alas I couldn't cause 96 - 99 rear light housing has the red film on the outside cover and the internal lens is clear which is no good.. and you're right, they're not that bright cause they don't utilise the reflector ), but I don't think the flashin turn signal should be a problem as Bonneville has their own turn signal light/housing seperate from 95+
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Whoever buys the LED taillights first has to do me a favor. Post here how pissed off you are that your light monitor goes ape with them in there. I wann see the look on your faces!

Different current draw, boys. It'll wreak havoc with the smart car.
Good point, thanks Will.
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LED'* wont mess with an SE/SLE DIC. It'* good stuff. 4 LED'* in series wiring run on 12v perfect, and 14v when running will be fine. Otherwise you'll want a 280ohm resistor or so for each one. You won't need too many LED'* to light up the back, especially if you can reflect them well.
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