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Icon5 Best LEDs for replacing OEM?

I've tried searching around for threads on this, but couldn't find anything. I'm looking to replace just the bulbs in my stop/turn signals in the rear, the park/turns in the front, and maybe the reverse and marker lights with LED, but blindly searching eBay is frustrating and I don't want to buy junk due to ignorance. Anyone willing to shed some light on the subject? Pun intended.
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for the tail/turn lights i'd go with 120SMD LED 3157 plug ins, as well as reverse. idk about the front

you'll need an EP27 flasher to replace the relay under the dash as well. you can get it at any autoparts store


these are the ones i have in my interior, from member buggman on here.



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Yeah, I guess the bi-metal won't work due to the difference in the amperage being used, huh? I've seen resistors that are supposed to go in-line, but didn't know about the flasher. Thanks.
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Yeah, I guess the bi-metal won't work due to the difference in the amperage being used, huh? I've seen resistors that are supposed to go in-line, but didn't know about the flasher. Thanks.
yeah its much easier to do since its plug and play. if you can't find it under the dash just turn on the hazards and listen/feel for it
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For tail lights, go with L1224R. OEM quality blows the cheap plug in bulbs away...Here's a link to my tail light thread that goes into more detail of how to.

L1224R +06 rear lights - Ford Ranger Forum - A Community of Ford Truck Fans



These are the reverse lights I put in. Crazy bright.

2pcs 3156 Xenon Bright White CREE LED 12 5050 SMD 3056 3456 High Power Projector | eBay


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i need to get a pair of those reverse lights since my windows are pretty dark
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those ebay one looks crazy bright!
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those ebay one looks crazy bright!
Yep,
The Cree emitter really makes a difference..
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I forgot about those LEDs. Thanks for the reminder lol
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bought those reverse leds and WOW! i can actually see out of my rear window at night now. also got new brake/running/signal leds since i sold mine to a member a few months ago
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Great.............
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I also did the taillights with L1224R leds... LOVE THEM.

All other bulbs are from vleds.com.

There is no halogen bulb on my truck other than fogs or the hid projector retrofit i did for the headlights.... Everything else is LED.. both interior and exterior.

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