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What color LED bulbs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TACO TX, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. TACO TX

    TACO TX [OP] Well-Known Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    First Name:
    Denison ,Texas
    03 TRD Off road DC aka (Charlotte)
    Bilstein hd's, hunter bull bar w/ KC apollos, vent visors, Cooper AT3's, grey wire mod, KnN filter, Kenwood head unit.
    When replacing regular bulbs w/led bulbs shoul you use the color bulb thats the same as the lens. Such as red for tail/brake lights which arered lenses. Thanks for any help.
  2. Mishael

    Mishael Idiot abroad

    Oct 23, 2012
    First Name:
    Ann Arbor, MI
    2004 Seize Demon
    As far as I know, it doesn't actually matter. I get all my LED stuff from superbrightleds.com*** and they recommend sticking with the lens color for the color of the LED, but again, it doesn't matter. If you pull a white lamp off, you should be able to put a white LED array back on.
    the only reason you might want a lens colored LED set is if:
    A. broken/cracked lens
    B. faded lens (brake/tail turns pink? I don't know)
    C. Because you want to

    From my findings and because of how life is, red LEDs are BY FAR the cheapest LEDs, therefore red LED replacement lamps are cheaper than white or amber. Granted, the total price might be a dollar or two different, but hey that might convince you to head for the color instead of white.

    ***not to put in an ad for them but these guys have great products and they're US-based. Highly recommended.
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