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Old 02-21-2012, 10:08 PM   #1
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LED taillights

so i'm thinking about upgrading to LED taillights since mine are blacked out and not too visible during the day, im looking for more light, at night they are fine. someone told me if i get LED's it would make my cruise control not work, and that i would need a resistor or something to make it work right.

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someone told me if i get LED's it would make my cruise control not work,
.......what? who the hell told u that? lol
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
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i know right? i was thinking the same thats why i posted it here. it shouldn't do anything haha. LED's are noticeably brighter right?
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I've got the led's in my tail lights , you'll need a resistor or else you'll end up with the super fast blink referred to as hyperblinking .






This is about the only place that I could mount the resistors without touching any painted surfaces.








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so i'm thinking about upgrading to led taillights since mine are blacked out and not too visible during the day, im looking for more light, at night they are fine. Someone told me if i get led's it would make my cruise control not work, and that i would need a resistor or something to make it work right.

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so i'm thinking about upgrading to LED taillights since mine are blacked out and not too visible during the day, im looking for more light, at night they are fine. someone told me if i get LED's it would make my cruise control not work, and that i would need a resistor or something to make it work right.

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you didn't know that?!?! it also makes all 4 tires go flat, breaks all your windows. and worse of all your seat belts won't work anymore, LED tails are bad news my friend, STAY AWAY!

nah jk you'll be fine, and they will look great
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where can i get these resistors? i know where i can get teh bulbs
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where can i get these resistors? i know where i can get teh bulbs

I got my bulbs and the resistors from www.superbrightleds.com
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What about those LED tails that are already smoked out?
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