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Old 12-08-2012, 09:05 PM   #10
Tymes
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Mine went a few years ago, the metal clips crumbles in my hand. I did the LED strip, but because of the weather the outer coating kept cracking and letting moisture in and killing the lights. Then I tried these bolt lights:


DO not bother with these, they don't put out enough light to satisfy most cops, they are intended for the much smaller motorcycle plates. Now I have this:



Only issue I found was it put a lot of light straight back at cars behind you, so I taped the part I needed light to come thru and painted everything else black. Works pretty good and the cops leave me alone now.
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