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Brighter corner lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 95.5 taco, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. 95.5 taco

    95.5 taco [OP] Greenhorn

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    I got bored earlier today and noticed one of my corner lights were out so i changed the bulb and all I had were bigger ones for a dodge but they plugged in the same way so I changed them both to the bigger bulb. They are surprisingly alot brighter! Just curious if anybody else has done this or anything similar?
     
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    95.5 taco [OP] Greenhorn

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    image.jpg this pic doesn't show much but this is just the corner lights! Not headlights!
     
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    95.5 taco [OP] Greenhorn

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    Nobody?
     
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    Justus resident Apple Pie Monster

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    Leds are brighter and safer......
     
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    921 bulbs work nicely.

    T15, 921 LEDs are bright, but you might run into heat problems and not many of them are any brighter than a 921 bulb.
     
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    Tylerm5000 Well-Known Member

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    I was actually just looking for some better LEDs. I haven't decided on what I want. I have gone through a lot of them. I was thinking of trying Cree 921 7.5w bulbs since they have heatsinks.
     
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    95.5 taco [OP] Greenhorn

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    I will Deffinately be changing out all exterior and interior lights to LEDs as soon as I have the money to. But this was just me fiddling around the shop today. An I was wondering what other people have done with there corners
     
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    Tylerm5000 Well-Known Member

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    For now I decided to use 921 bulbs. I had T-15/921 LEDs, but a few of the chips went out. I have gone through many types of SMD LED bulbs in the corner lights. They always have problems and they are not bright enough for me. I am hoping V-LEDS makes their new V3 Triton in a T10/15 base soon.
     
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