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Do these LED Tails look right?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by taco_24, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. Jan 8, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    taco_24

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    I just installed these today and am not sure about the brightness and visibility. During the day you can hardly see the leds light up. At night it's better, but looking at all the other pics on here, mine don't look as bright as theirs. What do you guys think? This is where I purchased the tails.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/05-0...ptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories

    The first 2 pics are with headlights on no brakes, the last two pics are with brakes. I know it's hard to tell looking at pics, but they should be brighter right?

    Truck 001.jpg
    Truck 003.jpg
    Truck 004.jpg
    Truck 005.jpg
     
  2. Jan 9, 2011 at 1:12 AM
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    Carson

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    Those are terrible. :( I think you got lemons or maybe just bad quality leds. I would be careful with those. Are those even red leds?
     
  3. Jan 9, 2011 at 1:14 AM
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    Nightstr

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    Those are bad.
     
  4. Jan 9, 2011 at 2:13 AM
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    TacoRun

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    Take them off before you get rear-ended
     
  5. Jan 9, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    Don't worry, I wont try to sell these! I am going to return them tomorrow before I get rear ended. So if your looking to get some LED tails, don't buy from these guys on ebay. Terrible.
     
  6. Jan 9, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    I feel like an idiot. I thought a regular bulb was supposed to go where the brake light is. So I put my old bulb in there. My mistake. I took the standard bulb out and it looks right now. So disregard the last post, the lights are good, the people on ebay are safe to buy from.
     
  7. Jan 9, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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    xSpyderguyx

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    New pics with lights on.
     
  8. Jan 9, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    aha nice once:p but yeah in the pic they just seemed soooo wrong!
     
  9. Jan 9, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    Glad you figured it out and are safe now.
     
  10. Jan 9, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Hold on....so in the pics it was the regular halogen bulb that is behind the LED's??:confused:
     
  11. Jan 10, 2011 at 7:24 AM
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    That's right. I'll post updated pics of the led's later today. I am pleased with the new look.
     
  12. Jan 10, 2011 at 7:34 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    the lights did not come with bulbs??
     
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