1157 27/8 W is the bulb I need, but I was wondering why the wattage is 27/8. Whats the purpose of the backslash. Can you get bulbs rated at either 27 or 8 watts?
Or I was thinking when you hit the brake, the light draws 27 watts of power and while it's simply on it only draws 8 watts of power.
Also is it important to make sure it is a 12V bulb as well? I have a feeling 1157's are universal to these ratings.