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Old 04-23-2013, 08:43 PM   #41
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^^^ lol that's kinda of what I figured. There is probably no real scientific size for it then, just whatever you can get to fit on it I suppose. But Now I need to buy some different bulbs. Maybe I'll look at the phillips bulbs.
That's what I used, but they are kind of pricey. And I hope they hold up under the heat of the headlight. Read some previous threads where peoples LED's were melting.
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I saw that under the amazon reviews. I had a 10 amazon credit from state farm for amazon so my crees cost me like $5 or something. How expensive is expensive? I either want 6K or 8 K.
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I saw that under the amazon reviews. I had a 10 amazon credit from state farm for amazon so my crees cost me like $5 or something. How expensive is expensive? I either want 6K or 8 K.
I got them off ebay for $20. I just did a search and most are $30. If the heat doesn't kill them, I know Philips is a great brand name, and the LED is never going to fail like some of the cheap china crap I have bought in the past.

These are for the 4000K I have:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PHILIPS-LED-...678418&vxp=mtr
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^^^ right, that is my thought exactly . . .
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found a set of 6k phillips on ebay $24 free shipping. I'll go for it. They claim "heat resitant" lol. Hope that is true. Also hope I can manage to install them this time. Getting them out with my fingers only took a few minutes, reinstall didn't happen. Also I'm real excited to see what kind of error message I'll get from my car in the morning without having a bulb in there.
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For those who want to go LED, but think its too focused perhaps look into some LED optics to spread the light out a bit.
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They did light up, but notice the size difference. Will these fit as the reverse lights even?
Yes, sir, i have them working currently as backup lights.
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I have the projected ones (as backup lamps) in the hatch (no backup camera) and the 4 led in my sedan (with backup camera). The projector is much brighter, but narrow, and left the edges of my camera image dark, so I like the 4 led in the sedan.

Wife LOVES the projectors in the hatch.

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I have a sedan with no backup camera. but I want to get brighter lights for backup because I can't see much. what type of bulb what you all recommend for good backup visibility at night without blinding people too much?
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apparently a t-10 led bulb. If you get a projected one (Cree was the brand) like the one pictured in one of my above posts, its a very focused light beam. I haven't tried to fit them for my reverse lights yet but apparently they work.

Edit: Here you go, problem solved.

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Yes, sir, i have them working currently as backup lights.

This weekend I think I'll install them as reverse lights then.
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I just got my led bulbs going to try and put in today
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