On or around Fri, 16 Dec 2005 17:26:05 +0000, John Oakes
<doyenePLEASEREMOVEME@zetnet.co.uk> enlightened us thusly:
> I notice an advert for replacement light bulbs, LED stoplights
>and indicators. Have anybody tried these and are they any good.
They work nicely in defender lamps, or series lamps.
The latest kind with sideways ones as well are better in lamps with
To make the indicators work needs either load resistors or surgery on the
flasher unit, depending on flasher unit fitted - the old-fashioned thermal
kind will only work with load resistors.
The amber ones are not as bright as you might hope. They're OK for
flashers, but not as bright as 21W bulbs. Red ones are better - it some
sort of subjective thing.
white ones in the sidelights are seriously cool, though. I used 12-led in
LR sidelights to good effect, and 19-led narrow angle in brake/rear and
Currently got 24-led wide angle in the minibus lights, they're pretty good
and the 6 extra sideways ones make a difference. You'd want that type in a
disco or RR light.
and finally: Buy 'em from America. Seriously.
it's ridiculous, but buying from them and paying 5 bucks for normal,
non-tracking post is way cheaper.
Austin Shackles. www.ddol-las.net
my opinions are just that
"You praise the firm restraint with which they write -_
I'm with you there, of course: They use the snaffle and the bit
alright, but where's the bloody horse? - Roy Campbell (1902-1957)