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MARKHAM, ONT

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Thought I'd share this little piece of advice.  Not sure if any of you have tried the new LED upgrade bulbs that simply pop in to your 1156 or 1157 sockets.  They are pretty cheap at Princess Auto and work pretty good although your flasher may not like them.  Anyway, what I found is that unlike a regular bulb, when they go bad they cause a short instead of an open so you lose everything on the circuit.  Not the best thing for brake lights or trailers cause they all seem to die on cold nights and you have to start isolating circuits.  Sometimes it pays to keep it simple I supposed. 



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I have seen people people install them incorrectly in new cars and end up costing them thousands cause they were put in backwards, fried computers and wiring harness, oh my!!!!!!

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Mike,

Yes, I've seen a few people "let the smoke out" of the body control modules when they start messing around.  LOL



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I've used a LED card set up that has 48 LED's got them in PA. around $100 US had them in back of Olds.& the Avanti [before fire in shop] they were almost "blinding" gave up on LED bulbs and will go with card again on finding a replacement vehicle!!!

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if its just led lights running on the circuit put put a resistor or a resisting diode in the circuit just before the lights drop it from 12volts down to around 2.5 -3 volts and you wont have the issue with lights dying and frying modules especially if you use a diode with with resisting diode the lights will last forever and if they do short out nothing can back feed because of the diode. there dirty cheap and really easy to install



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I just installed a "kit' on replacement vehicle from Didgi -tails in NJ has printed circuit board with 16 LED's on ea. board, and a switch to set signals on sequential !!! After reading wiring diagram I called co. as I questioned the "cross" wiring of signals? they said "wire it as per instructions" the module with figure it out!!! Did so & they were right!!!Signals go 'in circles" Looks KOOL!!!! extremely bright. Just replaced all the dash bulbs with LED's too, what a difference!!!!!

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dualquadpete wrote:

I just installed a "kit' on replacement vehicle from Didgi -tails in NJ has printed circuit board with 16 LED's on ea. board, and a switch to set signals on sequential !!! After reading wiring diagram I called co. as I questioned the "cross" wiring of signals? they said "wire it as per instructions" the module with figure it out!!! Did so & they were right!!!Signals go 'in circles" Looks KOOL!!!! extremely bright. Just replaced all the dash bulbs with LED's too, what a difference!!!!!


 Have a link to them??
TMJ



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Digi-tails.com don't know how to do a "link"

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dualquadpete wrote:

Digi-tails.com don't know how to do a "link"


 thats good thanks



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