LED brake update....
I purchase my bulbs & electronic flasher from superbrightleds.com
The bulbs installed simple enough. The old lucas FL5 flasher would not
cycle, but i had bought the electronic flasher anyway since the lucas unit
was acting up at times. The new electronic flasher fit the socket , but the
terminals were in a different orientation from the Lucas unit. A quick swap
of the spade lugs in the 3-prong socket & everything worked as expected. I
think the total cost was under $35 & that even included a brake light for my
'76 BMW R90/6 plus a spare. I feel much better about my upcoming road trip
in a couple of weeks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Haugland" <email@example.com>
To: "Sigma Engineering" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: [Tigers] LED Brake Lights
> The easiest is to buy LED bulb replacements coloured to match the lens
> (e.g. red for the brake lamp). With white LEDs the brake lamps illuminate
> with more of a pinkish glow. With a separate turn lamp bulb there is no
> need to mess with the turn signal flasher or any of the issues inherent in
> the combined brake lamp/turn signal systems if all you want is brighter
> brake lamps. If you choose to replace the rear turn lamp bulbs, you will
> also need to replace the original thermal flasher unit with an electronic
> version rated for use with LEDs. I've used the Tridon EP34 to replace
> Lucas 3 prong flashers when installing LEDs with no problems.
> I've bought LED bulbs from ledlight.com and superbrightleds.com. Both
> carry a range of choices for 1156/1157 style bulbs as well as instrument
> lamp bulbs etc.
> --Alex Haugland
> On 8/11/2013 1:57 PM, Sigma Engineering wrote:
>> Hi group,
>> What is the easiest/best/cheapest way to change over to LED brake lights?
>> Thanks in Advance,
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