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Old 11-07-2010, 01:01 PM   #1
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aftermarket LED bulbs?

are there any aftermarket LED bulbs that can work with the stock taillights (2010 Coupe)? i'd like to take the standard bulb out and replace them with an LED unit one day. i've seen the LED tail lights they have for the 2008+ but i like the look of my stock taillights better especially since their the blacked out versions.


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if they will work with the stock housing and i wont have to mess with the electronics of the car then yes
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You might have to wire in a resistor to not get the hyper blink like when a bulb is out, but they will work.
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You might have to wire in a resistor to not get the hyper blink like when a bulb is out, but they will work.
would the resistor have to be wired on the circuit board somewhere? or on/in the bulb somewhere?
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No, usually you would have to wire the resistor into the back of the light housing. Cut wires and splice resistor in the back of the tail light.
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No, usually you would have to wire the resistor into the back of the light housing. Cut wires and splice resistor in the back of the tail light.
oh okay and then wire the other end to the rest of the wiring correct? and would that be for each taillight or is the resisitor good for both taillights?
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you need one for each bulb
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each light is correct and that site sells the resistors too.
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SBLEDs.com suggests using the electronic flasher units over the Load resistors if they have them to fit your specific vehicle need. they are good for incandescent or LEDs flash rate of 80/min.
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