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The 921 LED Reverse Light Bulb Study

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by crashnburn80, May 6, 2017.

  1. May 13, 2018 at 12:50 AM
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    crashnburn80

    crashnburn80 [OP] Vehicle Design Engineer

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    Not those! Not good would be the answer.

    In looking for high power LED reverse lights, you want fewer higher power chips. Many smaller low power chips is an older and much lower output design. See this post here for the reverse lights you linked:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/led-lighting-conversion.436865/page-141#post-17816879

    These are the JDMs I was talking about:
    https://www.amazon.com/JDM-ASTAR-Ex...D=51zIu2zFzDL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=detail
     
  2. May 15, 2018 at 1:29 PM
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    [kiesster] Be water, my friend.

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    Thank you for the link showing that comparison. I ordered the set from your link and will report back when installed. Thanks again for the information.
     
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  3. Sep 17, 2018 at 3:04 PM
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    Thanks for the review and allowing us to participate.

    Please everyone interested in purchasing our reverse use code "REV20" FOR 20% OFF - they will run this code for awhile.

    LISTING:
    http://deautokey.com/product/bright-15-chip-reverse-leds-194-921-wedge-error-free-fits-toyota-tacoma


    We feel these are the brightest in terms of light spread - this spreads light far/wide vs many on the market
    -Color is clean white and not yellow
    -NO modifications required - simple plug and play
    -Error Free

    We feel this places light where you need it: far on sides so others can easily see you - the photo in the bottom shows how much light is shining on top/bottom where others can easily spot it. You can also see a lot of light behind you where you need it.
    We always felt any light beyond this point is not helpful as you are only going to be looking where you are reversing. You don't need light spread 30 feet away as you are only going to be looking 10-15 feet at a time. We find this important to have more concentrated light 10-15 feet.

    We have many happy customers running this setup so we hope you give us a try:

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  4. Oct 1, 2018 at 2:50 PM
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    I have a pair of the DeAutoLED reverse lights, and I really like them. The light output is amazing. After reading the reverse light thread by #crashnburn80 , I bought the GY6 HIR bulbs. I got one of them installed and ended up breaking the prongs on the other bulb. The LEDs were plug and play which really appeals to me. Buying an expensive bulb only to have it break while trying to modify it to fit is a bummer. #DeAutoLED has great customer service and a lifetime warranty.
     
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  5. Oct 1, 2018 at 3:06 PM
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    Thank you for the feedback. We had many people contact us and said they switched from the HIR bulbs to our LEDs because of the install process and because they are too yellow. We feel the brighter clean white light and brightness outweighs the bit more brightness you achieve from the HIR so it is up to the consumer at the end and that is fine but wanted to share some feedback we received through email and much is like what you are saying: -easier install plug and play -no errors -bright white vs yellow light

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback we do appreciate it.
     
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  6. Dec 12, 2018 at 11:35 PM
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  7. Dec 13, 2018 at 7:13 AM
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    I did not try those but they have a similar rear facing reflector based design as Philips and are rated at the same output, though the XD bulbs have a slightly lower (better) color temp at 5500k vs 6000k.

    I’ve spoken with Steve on the phone a few times, very upstanding nice guy.
     
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