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Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by evolution6972, May 23, 2007.

  1. evolution6972

    evolution6972 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Apr 13, 2007
    i wanna put together some led's to light up the foot areas do i need resistor or can i just wire a few 12v leds together and if anyone knows whats the point of the resistor since i installed windsheild washer lights on a freinds car and the negative wired had the resistor but other leds had no resistor that he used for lighting his interoir
    please help
    confused :confused:
  2. BrianPK

    BrianPK Offroad Enthusiast

    Mar 17, 2007
    Modesto, California
    01 TRD 4WD V6 SR5
    CB Radio, 3'' fabtec spacer lift and 3'' body lift flowmaster dual exhaust, deckplate mod, silencer mod, Work in progress pioneer 7900bt stereo with 5X8 infinity speakers all around, and eclipse ex400 amp
    i have some experience with LED's...

    i wired some up to a 9v battery for a project a couple of weeks ago. you are definately going to need resistors. well, that is... unless you like watching your LED's pop the first time you turn them on.

    unfortunately, there are a lot of factors to consider when looking at LED's.

    -type of LED (Color, brightness)
    -power supply (voltage, amps etc)
    -how many bulbs

    www.theledlight.com is a good place to start, and buy what you need.
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