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Old 07-31-2011, 04:49 AM   #101
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As long as both sides match, they could spell out "I suck" and I wouldn't mind. But by the looks of it, at minimum the right light needs to be replaced.
I agree
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Old 08-01-2011, 02:33 PM   #102
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i am going to avoid the head ache and do a one off. i want to do some light piping at the bottom of the housing and have it rap around the side. it would be clear during the day and red once the led's turned on. i would only have the stock bulb for the stop turn function.

since i cant get any photos to work on this site here is the link to a drawing of what i want to do. the piping would turn into and go thru the housing so that the leds wouldnt be seen. basically it is a straight angel eye.

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Old 08-03-2011, 01:01 PM   #103
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Just got my Focus 5 months ago, and now I'm on the fence on these LED lights. I would hate to buy them only to have some of the LED's not work. I guess I will keep reading and see what happends.
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Old 08-03-2011, 01:33 PM   #104
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I have had these lights installed on my 08 now for more than 2 years. So far they have worked just fine. I run them 8-9 hours during the day and 2-3 hours after dark.
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:52 PM   #105
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Just got my Focus 5 months ago, and now I'm on the fence on these LED lights. I would hate to buy them only to have some of the LED's not work. I guess I will keep reading and see what happends.
Nah, from what I've read, my set is an exception. Just make sure you buy them from a company with a decent return policy that won't charge you for return shipping in the event that they don't work.

I'm getting mine replaced for free (they sent me a shipping label), so the only thing I lost was some time. No big deal. Manufacturing defects happen!
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:04 AM   #106
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That's good to know. I almost got the wife talked into doing this. Guess I will have to put some money away and save up.
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Old 08-07-2011, 05:12 PM   #107
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They look great, but I'm a detail person. The 2008-2011, models, seem, more "Americanized", than the same model years, in Europe. Why does Ford do this?! It is a nice looking car, but the bumpers, are ugly, and so are the headlights. Also the biggest, and best engine= 2.3 duretech is gone for this model period, which sucks! Anyone else feel the same way?
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Old 08-10-2011, 05:29 PM   #108
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save your money.. there's nothing spectacular about these LED tail lights. IMO they look cheap and after reading some post, looks like they have some burnt out LED from the package. Wait til' something better gets out or if you have the S or SE version, get the black outline Tail lights from the SES.
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Not gonna lie, I have a feeling you'll be waiting for a few years (if not indefinitely) if you want new parts for the 08-11. The body style has been out for four full years and we only have one set of aftermarket headlights and one set of aftermarket tail lights available. And they're from the same manufacturer!

I mean...you can always retrofit, but since the body style has already changed to something new, I have a feeling that from a business perspective, making new products for a body style that's no longer in production is unlikely.

That said, I'd LOVE to be proven wrong. It's one of those instances where being wrong means you still win.
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I have to say, after using these tail lights for 2 years without any trouble I find them to be a GREAT upgrade! They are much brighter than the stock bulbs, They light up faster meaning they are safer and other cars see your lights much better!. I have used these tail lights every day both day and night for more hours than I can count. If they ever failed I would not hesitate to buy another set. I still have the OEM set off my SES but I will never install the factory set on the car again.
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