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Old 24 Jan 2014, 06:04 pm
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What are you guys using?
So far I'm leaning toward some of the 64 led units I saw someone post here?
Any other good and/or cheap options out there?
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Old 24 Jan 2014, 06:31 pm
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I have ones like these in several vehicles, including the PT, they are very bright!

2X 3157 3156 White CREE Q5 12 5050 SMD LED Backup Light Bulbs Projector Lens | eBay
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Old 24 Jan 2014, 07:42 pm
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Default Re: brightest reverse/back up lights?

Yep very brite, have them on my car too
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i'm using something like that


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Old 25 Jan 2014, 07:18 pm
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I have ones like these in several vehicles, including the PT, they are very bright!

2X 3157 3156 White CREE Q5 12 5050 SMD LED Backup Light Bulbs Projector Lens | eBay
But those are only rated at 5 Watts.........I've been eye-balling these rated at 15 Watts: 3157 3156 6000K Xenon White Back Up Reverse Projector SMD LED Lights Bulbs | eBay
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But those are only rated at 5 Watts.........I've been eye-balling these rated at 15 Watts: 3157 3156 6000K Xenon White Back Up Reverse Projector SMD LED Lights Bulbs | eBay

actually they are 7 watts each. the led in the projector is 5 watts.

the ones you linked look good too. let us know how they work out when you get them installed.
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actually they are 7 watts each. the led in the projector is 5 watts.
I couldn't find where they list the extra 2 Watts,but I did notice they list "For Other High Power Applications We Recommend Our Samsung 2323 High Power LED Bulbs.",along with a clickable link to these: 15W 3157 3156 White High Power Samsung 2323 LED Bulbs Projector Lens DRL Backup | eBay

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the ones you linked look good too. let us know how they work out when you get them installed.
They actually state in their listing: "200% brighter than 5050 SMD LED",which if they are intended to be for 'DRL' use,that makes sense......It's like installing DRLs in the rear.
In order for proper evaluation,I'd need to by 1 of each,and do a true side-by-side test.
I did a little more digging,and I even found 3156/3157 in a 20 Watt,and even 25 & 30 Watt,they're a little more pricey though!
Probably wouldn't recommend for Gen-2 PTs w/Can-Bus(even though some state "Error Free CanBus")....

20 Watt-http://www.ebay.com/itm/3157-3156-Hi...680ba0&vxp=mtr
25 Watt- http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bright-White...8a82b5&vxp=mtr
30 Watt- http://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-3157-LED-...e75f08&vxp=mtr
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Wow. Some of those should be crazy!
I was looking at the 64 led Cree bulbs. Maybe I should go projector?
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Wow. Some of those should be crazy!
I was looking at the 64 led Cree bulbs. Maybe I should go projector?
defiantly go with one that has a projector on the end.
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How about an 80 Watt reverse bulb???lol......2X 80W CREE White 3157 3156 P27W LED Car Turn Stop Reverse Lights Bulb Tail Lamp | eBay
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