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Old 12-24-2009, 12:43 AM   #51
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dude i just got them in i cant wait to install them 2marrow after work!!!!! XD
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Old 12-24-2009, 09:52 AM   #52
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looks a lot better than i would've thought.
Does that line of LED's along the edge flash as well? and how is the visibility at night/daytime?
In answer to your questions No the LEDs along the edge do not flash, And the LEDs are MUCH brighter then the stock bulb daytime visibility is GREATLY improved! I also noticed when applying the breaks The lights respond much quicker! this I feel is great for safety reasons. I also have to commend the manufactures of these tail lights the construction quality is as good or better then Fords. They are sealed against water and all kinds of weather I dont expect moisture problems ever. Although I havent had these long enough to judge their longevity I see no reason that these should fail for years of use!. The seller I got them from on E Bay packed these double boxed and shipped FAST!.
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Old 12-24-2009, 12:02 PM   #53
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nice i should be getting mine today same with my projector halos
I see in your post you are installing halos in your Focus. I considered doing the same to my 08. I am friends with a Ford repair tech at my dealer he called me as he wanted to show me a customers car in for repair. The customer installed Halos into his 08 Focus, I am unsure of the model of halos he installed but His entire headlight wiring assembly was fried and turned to dust!. Please think carefully about your halo mod.!. I installed a set of aftermarket bulbs instead of halos into my 08. The wattage on these replacement bulbs was the same as the Ford factory bulbs 55w-65w but the bulbs preformed MUCH better then the week bulbs Ford put into the car. I would rate the brightness and whiteness of these aftermarket bulbs as being 35% brighter!. The factory bulbs Ford installed in the 08 Focus had a color temperature rating of 3100K the high performance bulb I replaced it with had a color temperature rating of 4000K without drawing any more wattage. The only downside of these replacement aftermarket high performance bulbs is they burn out quicker then the stock bulbs. The stock Ford bulbs last a average of 2 years while the high performance bulbs burn out in only 1 year. The wiring Ford installed in the Focus was of the smallest gage they could use for the headlights on the car there is NO safety margin on this wiring. I am sure if you really wanted to you could just replace all the headlight wiring with a much heaver gage wire but the cost to do so as well as replacing the headlight relay might be higher then it would be worth. I installed these http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...ce/Xtravision/ check the link out it has photos of the light from these bulbs taken from the drivers seat I think the improvement from these bulbs is adequate and the insurance of not having the expensive repair bill well worth it!. I wish you luck!
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Old 12-25-2009, 09:20 AM   #54
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Here is a good place to understand and upgrade headlight wireing systems.http://www.danielsternlighting.com/t...ys/relays.html
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i never had to cut any wires. was just a quick swap of lamp housings
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Others have requested another video of these LED tail lights shot from farther away.Here is another video done in bright daylight from farther away I positioned the rear of the car for maximum daylight glare to show light visibility. To simulate brake lights I used the emergency flashers with running lights . Conclusion was visibility GREATLY improved! and LED lighting response faster then stock bulbs!. I hope others find these videos useful. Please consider a reputation boost I could use it! LOL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qmntn2dqms
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i never had to cut any wires. was just a quick swap of lamp housings
I guess that's what they mean by "PLUG AND PLAY" LOL
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no actually you have to wire the plug before you can " plug and play"

lol jk but I love how they skipped all the 05-07 sedans (maybe hatches too but you guys have special tail lights) and didn't put out ANY aftermarket tails for them. lol.
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Old 12-25-2009, 11:38 AM   #59
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no actually you have to wire the plug before you can " plug and play"

lol jk but I love how they skipped all the 05-07 sedans (maybe hatches too but you guys have special tail lights) and didn't put out ANY aftermarket tails for them. lol.
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I dont think they forgot you! LOOKhttp://www.kbcarstuff.com/00_07_Ford...005rled-tm.htm
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those aren't sedans
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