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Ive been trying to talk my gf into letting me put a set on her escape but she doesnt want me to mod it
Didn't you buy a few sets from me?
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One set and i love it... Im trying to find a nice set of ambers i can get next... I saw a 2010 VW CC the other night with factory LED Rear turn Signals and they were extreamly bright... Ive been poking around and cannot find the vendor or the bulb number for the LED VW bulb so if you hear anything let me know...
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One set and i love it... Im trying to find a nice set of ambers i can get next... I saw a 2010 VW CC the other night with factory LED Rear turn Signals and they were extreamly bright... Ive been poking around and cannot find the vendor or the bulb number for the LED VW bulb so if you hear anything let me know...
ill have amber L1224Rs first, and they arent out yet. Stay tuned.

I've got red ones for sale still guys - buy em up!
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I want Ambers When you get em... I have sent an email a couple months ago to sylvania asking them about the different color L1224s and the person who answered back sayed that they have the other colors but are not DOT yet because they are trying to make them brighter so they will pass
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I want Ambers When you get em... I have sent an email a couple months ago to sylvania asking them about the different color L1224s and the person who answered back sayed that they have the other colors but are not DOT yet because they are trying to make them brighter so they will pass
Yes they aren't out yet.
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Is this mod Legal? Will it work with the 05 tail lights?
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Why would it not be legal?
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Some times retrofits aren't. I will be attending the CHP academy soon and my vehicle needs to comply with all laws.
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Is this mod Legal? Will it work with the 05 tail lights?
It is perfectly legal. These are the same LEDs that OEMs use to put LEDs in the tails stock. This insures you they will not be dim like all all of the autozone style plugin LEDs. Don't be scared of these LEDs if you have been disappointed with LEDs before.
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It is perfectly legal. These are the same LEDs that OEMs use to put LEDs in the tails stock. This insures you they will not be dim like all all of the autozone style plugin LEDs. Don't be scared of these LEDs if you have been disappointed with LEDs before.
I am not concerned about the quality of the system, just the legality of it. Dont forget I am in the wonderful state of California. I had better hold off on these until after the academy as I have a feeling the the mentality there will be (if is not stock its not legal) and I dont need to give the instructors any reason to yell at me.

Thanks for your time and responses.

If this forum is half as good as the Buell forums I frequent than getting helpful and informative answers will be cake.
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You won't have a problem. Its behind a lens anyway, they are brighter than stock but not blindly bright. Better safe than sorry though
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You won't have a problem. Its behind a lens anyway, they are brighter than stock but not blindly bright. Better safe than sorry though
My thoughts exactly. After graduation I will also have a working knowledge of the vehicle code and then I will decide if I want to proceed with the mod.
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Its legal dude you dont have to worry they are dot approved.
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Also any word when ambers will be out. Cause im dieing to get a pair for the front of my truck. Also any clue on the white ones for reverse lights?
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I have these and love them. Thanks for the help too Jp7. I have lots of pics and vids up with the 3rd bulb mod done to mine as well on 06+ tails.
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how many more do you have?
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I'm lazy so I didn't search it out, but do I have to permanently modify anything to make this work? I'm sometimes overly picky about things like that so I just want to know if I need to either have to cut any wires, or permanently modify the tail lights to make this work. Or is it just plug and play?
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how many more do you have?
Just 2 pair, when they are gone, that's it. VERY hard to come by.
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I'm lazy so I didn't search it out, but do I have to permanently modify anything to make this work? I'm sometimes overly picky about things like that so I just want to know if I need to either have to cut any wires, or permanently modify the tail lights to make this work. Or is it just plug and play?
No - this is completely reversible, but it is NOT plug and play. You need to do some work only to the parts I send you.
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once again... because I'm lazy, what has to be done to the parts you send? I'm fine with modifying ancillary parts as long as I dont have to modify anything on the truck. I'm interested.
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There's a how to that STL posted I believe... I have pics.. Lemme find them.

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You cut the teeth looking thing off the plug he sends you, and dremel out the inside. You also dremel down the teeth on the L1224R bulb so it's smooth so the ring you just made can slide over the bulb. Adhere with some sort of plastic cement or silicone, which ever you prefer.

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once again... because I'm lazy, what has to be done to the parts you send? I'm fine with modifying ancillary parts as long as I dont have to modify anything on the truck. I'm interested.
You have to do some dremel work on the sockets included with the kit.

See Trevors thread:

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...al-update.html

The sockets I send you need to be cut in the center so they can be epoxied around the L1224R. This makes them fit in your stock tails so you don't need to modify the tails.
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It is fairly easy actually
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I just got a pair off another member on here. Is there any specific way to connect the wires off the L1224R harness? What wire is ground / signal / stop? The L1224R harness has grey/blue , grey/green, grey/red wires on it. Also, can I get replacement harnesses at an electrical store? (i.e. Radio Shack or online)

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