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a single pic. but one of my favorite mods yet. outpot shot added!

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LED reverse bulbs. so bright!

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Those tail lights are worse than mine!
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What kind of tails are those?
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give a link on those bulbs, i thought about doing that but lazy when i put my new tails on didn't want to wait.

edit: you should paint your tailgate handle black to match. it sticks out in my eyes.
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They look cool but the light output is going to suck! I had a set in mine and had to go back to incandescences.
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Shoulda put some hids in there
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Those tail lights are worse than mine!
That made me lol
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reverse lights are over rated...
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They look cool but the light output is going to suck! I had a set in mine and had to go back to incandescences.
Frankly, the light output from all "stock" reverse lights sucks... the only way to get decent backup lights is to run two flood lights off the back...
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Had LEDs in back-ups, ran into a problem where they would not turn off. The lights were on ALL of the time. I called superbright and they had no way to fix this issue. Also blackedge is correct, light output does suck. So in ending, may you have better luck than I did.
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Those tail lights look pretty good.

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They look cool but the light output is going to suck! I had a set in mine and had to go back to incandescences.
I have LED reverse lights too and they're actually pretty bright. I got mine from V-LED's.
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Can anyone tell me the best rear light kit or whatever to get? I need something bright cause im going to put black covers over them. HHEELLPP!!
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Can anyone tell me the best rear light kit or whatever to get? I need something bright cause im going to put black covers over them. HHEELLPP!!
L1224R LED tail light conversion for stock tail lights.
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They look cool but the light output is going to suck! I had a set in mine and had to go back to incandescences.
depends on what the bulbs are, i've got some turn signal bulbs in my bike (1157na) that are 10x brighter than the stock incandescents... they had 52 LED's each bulb, i run them in my brake light now too

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Shoulda put some hids in there
that would be AWESOME! but i would put them on a switch, so they can also be used as blinders

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Had LEDs in back-ups, ran into a problem where they would not turn off. The lights were on ALL of the time. I called superbright and they had no way to fix this issue. Also blackedge is correct, light output does suck. So in ending, may you have better luck than I did.
that doesn't sound like a problem with the lights themselves... it sounds like a wiring problem...

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L1224R LED tail light conversion for stock tail lights.
L1224r's are red, they wouldn't work for his reverse lights
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actually these are very bright. 30 LED's total in each bulb.

all around the sides and then theres a bunch on the top. the output is better then my incandescents were. i'll try and get some night shots.
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The ones I had were brighter looking at them but they didn't cast the light out as far. I'll grab some pics tomorrow night and show you guys what I'm talking about.
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L1224r's are red, they wouldn't work for his reverse lights
I thought he was talking about his tail lights.
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get a shot of the light it casts and another shot of it with the lights out (for comparison)
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The only problem I have with my LED reverse lights, is that most of the leds aim to the back, so they don't use the reflector in the housing to focus the light, so the beam penetration is less. But they look awesome!
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thanks! yeah these ones fill up the housing quite nicely imo

and even if they did suck, theres no place here that i need to have backup lights for seeing. everything here is pretty much lit. lol
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John, they arne't all directional, i looked on superbrightleds.com

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Looks good
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John, they arne't all directional, i looked on superbrightleds.com

Unfortunately, those aren't the one I got. Those are the ones I shoulda got.
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those are like 18 bucks each, i was gonna order some, but i've spent way to much this month on parts/tools :)

i picked up an impact wrench and some sockets tonight, and new bulbs for my front turn signals.
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I want LEDs for the front signals.

where the hell is the flasher at in our trucks so i can replace it?

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