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Old 01-30-2011, 11:38 PM   #1
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How do I install LED taillights?

I'm looking to buy a pair of LED taillights for my 2005 ZX3. Question: how do I install them? Further, several people here mentioned about installing resisters to prevent the lights from blinking too fast. Where can I buy resisters and how would I install them into the LED lights?

http://depoautolights.com/ford-focus...4c68e02fab267c



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Old 01-30-2011, 11:43 PM   #2
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You'll want to install one of these on both sides.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/LED-T...ehicleQ5fParts

Those are really nice tails!
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:13 AM   #3
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Get them at Advance or Autozone. They're about $12.00 for a pair.
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I have LED tails on my kit car and I used an electronic flasher from Kragen. Its the yellow translucent ones. Try that too. Cheaper than the load resistors.
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Get them at Advance or Autozone. They're about $12.00 for a pair.
How long do resistors last?
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I've had mine for over 2 years now. I really have no idea of the life cycle. The only comparison I can think of is the old ballast resistors I had in my old Mopar. It was years before I replaced the original and it was a '66. I just did my nephew's '68 Dodge Dart last year and it was pretty old.
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u only got led stop n tail lights they wont blink its only the indicators that will flash faster, and u wont have that problem coz in the pic u have a normal indicator bulb, so no issue there.
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