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Old 08-22-2013, 09:16 AM   #1
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L.E.D. Markers And Blinkers


Anyone have these in their truck or van?

I had to change the rear blinker bulbs in my 2012 Express, what a total pain in the ass! I seriously don't look forward to doing this in another two years, so I looked up LED bulbs in that size and found a variety of models and shapes and prices. I am curious if any of you guys have these in your vehicle or could recommend a specific one or style such as the 360 degree bulb or flat One Directional bulb
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I have a led as my license plate light. It is very bright but has a blueish tint to it. I doubt you'd notice if its inside your taillight but I will probably change it out eventually. You may need to add a resistor because the current draw is so low the van will think you have a blown bulb and blink very fast to alert you. My old explorer was like that and I had to get Inline resistors from autozone. They got rid of the stupid fast blinking but I found they got very hot.

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Anyone have these in their truck or van?

I had to change the rear blinker bulbs in my 2012 Express, what a total pain in the ass! I seriously don't look forward to doing this in another two years, so I looked up LED bulbs in that size and found a variety of models and shapes and prices. I am curious if any of you guys have these in your vehicle or could recommend a specific one or style such as the 360 degree bulb or flat One Directional bulb
A friend of mine tried them and the resistor inside kept burning out.
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I tried some bulbs a couple years ago. They really weren't that bright, they were just the ones from the local auto parts store and just had the led's on the end.

I have been looking at upgrading mine too. I think you have to look for the led bulbs with the led tower to properly light up the lense. Like these http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...led-tower/633/

And then maybe a different flasher, so they don't blink fast.


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LED's all around. Just buy the right ones. Autozone is NOT the place!
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