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Old 02-05-2015, 07:11 AM
joe02 joe02 is offline
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no kidding, my headlight switch LED mod and 4wd switch have held up well and license plate LED's....but regret the dash
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:12 AM
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It's blue LED's - if you have issues getting blinded by blue LED's I would see a doctor

And by brighther I mean more blue, that's the goal for a blue LED, right?



Rest my case...

To each their own I suppose, but that's against the point of the thread
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:14 AM
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To each their own I suppose, but that's against the point of the thread
OP wants to swap in red LED's in the dash - so hows the off the thread?

I argue for asian LED's (Not all, but the good ones) and you argue for Bugg's
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:17 AM
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OP wants to swap in red LED's in the dash - so hows the off the thread?

I argue for asian LED's (Not all, but the good ones) and you argue for Bugg's
yeah but so many asian led's seem to be hit and miss so I figured I'd recommend Bugg since it worked for me. its always so hard to know which led's will be the brightest/ last longest/ produce more color
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:19 AM
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If you get the ebay ones get the canbus error free ones. They seam to hold up good. The other ones that are the normal looking leds off ebay suck I have an extra pack of 10 laying around cause I always have one that likes to flash. Lately it's been my license plate doing it.
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:20 AM
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I have an extra pack of 10 laying around cause I always have one that likes to flash. Lately it's been my license plate doing it.
The people behind you should be thanking you for the free light show
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:23 AM
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The people behind you should be thanking you for the free light show

Yeah, getting to the point just gonna put halogen bulbs back in.

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I have buggman leds in my ohc and mustang dome, as well as his modded fog switch and headlight switch. I have absolutely no issues with buggmans stuff. Super bright and amazing.
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Old 02-05-2015, 07:34 AM
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I buy leds off of amazon and some of the lights like to go out I guess since they didnt make them for voltage higher than 12 my truck run at 14.3v im thinking about soldering resistors to the lights to keep them from going out all the time

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There are 5 leds lights on the bulb and 1 or 2 or them like to go out and make a strobe light show it looks cool in the parking lamps but its annoying in the dash so I have to use the dimmer to make it stop and cant run them at full brightness
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Old 02-05-2015, 09:02 AM
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I buy leds off of amazon and some of the lights like to go out I guess since they didnt make them for voltage higher than 12 my truck run at 14.3v im thinking about soldering resistors to the lights to keep them from going out all the time ---------- There are 5 leds lights on the bulb and 1 or 2 or them like to go out and make a strobe light show it looks cool in the parking lamps but its annoying in the dash so I have to use the dimmer to make it stop and cant run them at full brightness

Yeah that's the bulb taking a dump. 14v or so is normal for a running vehicle that runs off 12v. The bulbs are just cheap. The error free bulbs seem to not so it like the cheaper ones. Although I can't talk Much. I just ordered 20 5smd bulbs off ebay in green for my jeep. But it's a mud truck so Idc what it looks like. Just want brighter gauges. And those are clear so any color will changes the cluster
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Old 02-05-2015, 09:13 AM
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They are still worth it for the price though
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:00 AM
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Just to be clear. I wasn't knocking any particular brand or person. Just stating from my experience it's not worth it in cluster
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:45 AM
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Just to be clear. I wasn't knocking any particular brand or person. Just stating from my experience it's not worth it in cluster
No grudges here! I for one is not against bugg's mods etc - my point was just that you can find error free asian LED's..

I just threw these in my stang dome, THEY are bright as shit and rocking and their canbus

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261715150779...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Old 02-06-2015, 09:09 AM
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No grudges here! I for one is not against bugg's mods etc - my point was just that you can find error free asian LED's.. I just threw these in my stang dome, THEY are bright as shit and rocking and their canbus http://www.ebay.com/itm/261715150779...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Nice. I still have one bulb out in my mustang dome. Can you put bulbs in without taking the dome out?
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Old 02-06-2015, 09:54 AM
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No grudges here! I for one is not against bugg's mods etc - my point was just that you can find error free asian LED's.. I just threw these in my stang dome, THEY are bright as shit and rocking and their canbus http://www.ebay.com/itm/261715150779...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
got one from auto zone that looks like that but blue. It's suprisingly bright and is a good color blue.
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Old 02-06-2015, 05:02 PM
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Nice. I still have one bulb out in my mustang dome. Can you put bulbs in without taking the dome out?
No you can only swap the center! But come on, that's a 5 min job you lazy a**

I dont even need my OHC lights with just the center lid
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