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Old 09-18-2021, 07:37 AM   #21
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LED's are polarity sensitive, so you need to specify you're running positive earth when buying. There are some that are not polarity sensitive, but they must be specified.

I'm running LED's in the rear of my 41 (after seeing Merc Cuzers' vid- thank you Sir) and I can attest they are real attention getters.
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Old 09-18-2021, 05:15 PM   #22
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LED's are polarity sensitive, so you need to specify you're running positive earth when buying. There are some that are not polarity sensitive, but they must be specified.

I'm running LED's in the rear of my 41 (after seeing Merc Cuzers' vid- thank you Sir) and I can attest they are real attention getters.
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Old 09-19-2021, 06:57 AM   #23
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LED's are polarity sensitive, so you need to specify you're running positive earth when buying. There are some that are not polarity sensitive, but they must be specified.

I'm running LED's in the rear of my 41 (after seeing Merc Cuzers' vid- thank you Sir) and I can attest they are real attention getters.
The pins on my 40 taillight bulbs are off set.Is your 41 the same way?If so what is the part # on the bulbs you are using? Thank you Merc Cruzer for video!
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Old 09-19-2021, 08:53 AM   #24
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The pins on my 40 taillight bulbs are off set.Is your 41 the same way?If so what is the part # on the bulbs you are using? Thank you Merc Cruzer for video!
Sorry this is not the best shot , but yes they are off set.

Here is the bulb:

https://www.ledlight.com/1157-miniat...se-60-smd.aspx


Thought I would add a better picture, of the off set pins on the bulb, for clarity.
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Old 09-19-2021, 10:02 AM   #25
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Thanks Merc Cruzer,I am wondering if white or red would give the best results?
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Old 09-19-2021, 11:04 AM   #26
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I have Red lenses with Blue Dots. Basically the output for these bulbs, is the same as an original headlight bulb.

I have always look at pictures as "they are worth a 1000 words" and should be self explanatory, and my original picture wasn't. So it is a better one for the file.
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Old 09-19-2021, 11:52 AM   #27
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Thanks Merc Cruzer,I am wondering if white or red would give the best results?
i ordered them in red per there instructions if you have red lens
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Old 09-19-2021, 07:52 PM   #28
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Well; back to square one. I need single contact tail light/brake light bulbs in my 35 PU, Unfortunately the numbers on the bulbs are illegible. I think the smaller one is a 63 and the larger one a 1073, but I'n mot sure about that. Can anyone give me the correct numbers for the bulbs I need so I can order LEDs. The set up on the 35 is a single contact with locking pins straight across from one another. One is larger for the brake light. One is smaller for the tag light.I unfortunately ordered dual contact bulbs, which are not what I need. I am slowly acquiring an unneeded collection of misc. LED bulbs.

NEVER MIND. I found both bulbs in LED. Larger one, cheap. Smaller one expensive. Go figger.
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Old 09-20-2021, 02:47 PM   #29
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i just ordered 2 bulbs from ledlight.com acording to them they replace 1154 6v pos groung and they recommend red bulbs if you have red lens.will let you know how that work when i get them the are based in AZ usa
recieved 2 bulbs from ledlight today both not working ,my 1154 bulbs work fine but not bright enought spent over $30 in bulbs made in china im done, buyer beware
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Old 09-20-2021, 03:48 PM   #30
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I went to google and there were several sites. I got the positive ground led 6 volt bulbs I got them on ebay. 21.97 pls ship. They dont work. lol
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Old 09-20-2021, 03:51 PM   #31
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Did you just put led bulbs in or was there other mods you did. I added 6 volt positive ground to my 48 coupe, they dont even come on at all.
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Old 09-20-2021, 04:05 PM   #32
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recieved 2 bulbs from ledlight today both not working ,my 1154 bulbs work fine but not bright enought spent over $30 in bulbs made in china im done, buyer beware
When I had bad unit (LED headlight) I call them and told them of the issue they sent me a new one at no cost.

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No mods, just plug and play.

Just curious, have you tried using jumper wires from the bulbs to a battery, out of the car?

I just looked back, and my purchase was 2 yeas ago. I just tried to call them and no answer for sales or support. I will try again tomorrow. I will post the response.

If you guys used PAY PAL get a refund through them.

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Old 09-20-2021, 05:09 PM   #33
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im glad im not the only one having issues with these bulbs
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Old 09-20-2021, 05:49 PM   #34
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i just ordered 2 bulbs from ledlight.com acording to them they replace 1154 6v pos groung and they recommend red bulbs if you have red lens.will let you know how that work when i get them the are based in AZ usa
Yes Pls let us know if these new ones from ledlight.com I got them and they dont work.
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Old 09-20-2021, 05:52 PM   #35
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It seems some people who buy these bulbs have success and others dont. Is it a quality control issue?
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Old 09-20-2021, 08:22 PM   #36
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Sorry this is not the best shot , but yes they are off set.

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https://www.ledlight.com/1157-miniat...se-60-smd.aspx


Thought I would add a better picture, of the off set pins on the bulb, for clarity.


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File off the offending lug, re-insert bulb and be on your way. Works every time.
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Old 09-21-2021, 09:01 AM   #38
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I got two ordered and on there way.I am real curious to see if they work.I will give an update when I try them.
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Old 09-21-2021, 07:38 PM   #39
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Called ledlight.com 1 (602) 997-0366, today and left a message. I will wait for a return call.
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Old 09-22-2021, 11:39 AM   #40
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recieved 2 bulbs from ledlight today both not working ,my 1154 bulbs work fine but not bright enought spent over $30 in bulbs made in china im done, buyer beware
I just got off the phone with David at ledlight, and the bulbs are warranted for one year. If there is an issue just call him: 1 (602) 997-0366

He did mention that the offset pin bulbs are BAY15D Product Code: 64854

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