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Old 12-23-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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LED Corner Kit...

I was just about to place an order for a white light LED corner kit from JLevi. I decided I would do a search first to get some reviews and I found that people are saying that the LED corner lights do not illuminate like the halogen bulbs do. The majority of people are saying that the bulbs are very dim.

Please, someone straighten me out as to what would be the best corner signal solution for me to match my xenon headlights and chromium halos.

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Old 12-23-2005, 04:39 PM   #2
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The LED Corner kit is the best way to match the xenon headlights & chromiums. The "dim" that people are talking about is in day time where the LED Corner kit is hard to see because it's inside the clear corner light housing. I for one who have the kit never have anyone honking at me or of that nature when I'm making turns using my turn signal. They can clearly see that the LED bulb is flashing.

One thing that I just noticed however looking at your sig .. the clear corner housings are different for Facelift and Pre-facelift. That may be the factor since the Pre-facelift isn't as clear as the Facelift.
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Old 12-23-2005, 04:54 PM   #3
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The LED Corner kit is the best way to match the xenon headlights & chromiums. The "dim" that people are talking about is in day time where the LED Corner kit is hard to see because it's inside the clear corner light housing. I for one who have the kit never have anyone honking at me or of that nature when I'm making turns using my turn signal. They can clearly see that the LED bulb is flashing.

One thing that I just noticed however looking at your sig .. the clear corner housings are different for Facelift and Pre-facelift. That may be the factor since the Pre-facelift isn't as clear as the Facelift.

Well honestly, I am not concerned at all about people honking me because my lights are dim. I know how to handle those people What I am concerned about is spending $40 for dim lights when I purchased the lights with the idea that they would match my xenons no matter what time of day it is. In other words, I want a corner light solution that will look good ALL the time; not just during the night. And frankly, if they are dim in the day time then comparatively, they will not be as bright in the night time as their halogen counterpart.

That being said, I am looking for a set up that will provide consistent lighting in day light as well as night and will match my xenon headlights and chromium halos. Any help would be appreciated.

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Well honestly, I am not concerned at all about people honking me because my lights are dim. I know how to handle those people What I am concerned about is spending $40 for dim lights when I purchased the lights with the idea that they would match my xenons no matter what time of day it is. In other words, I want a corner light solution that will look good ALL the time; not just during the night. And frankly, if they are dim in the day time then comparatively, they will not be as bright in the night time as their halogen counterpart.

That being said, I am looking for a set up that will provide consistent lighting in day light as well as night and will match my xenon headlights and chromium halos. Any help would be appreciated.

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I have no problem with it matching at all times of the day. I have not dealt with the new solaris bulbs, but I know for a fact (having used them) that the previous serious were so DIM that you couldn't even see them at night either.

I feel that these LEDs are the best bet to go with. I for one knowing that there's a 32 LED & those Light Tower series may get a pair and see if there is any different at all since it's an easy swap

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Old 12-23-2005, 05:15 PM   #5
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if u dont want to deal with load equilizers, then id say get the solaris niveus bulbs thats what i have, true they arent that bright during the day, but at night they are beautiful, ive gotten many compliments
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if u dont want to deal with load equilizers, then id say get the solaris niveus bulbs thats what i have, true they arent that bright during the day, but at night they are beautiful, ive gotten many compliments
Where do I get them? How much are they?
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Where do I get them? How much are they?
bimmian, i dont remember how much they were but its on their site
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Or get something with a few more bulbs in it from www.autolumination.com. JLevi bulbs have 24, you can now get up to 32 LEDs! $14/ea + $7/ea load equalizers... $42+shipping... slightly more than JLevi... more bulbs... I think its worth it.

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Or get something with a few more bulbs in it from www.autolumination.com. JLevi bulbs have 24, you can now get up to 32 LEDs! $14/ea + $7/ea load equalizers... $42+shipping... slightly more than JLevi... more bulbs... I think its worth it.

Do you have them on your car?
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I have the "tree" versions sold by autolumination. They are excellent. I am considering switching over to these given that they direct most of their light forward.
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I have the "tree" versions sold by autolumination. They are excellent. I am considering switching over to these given that they direct most of their light forward.
Alright, now I'm confused. What is the tree version? And what are you considering switching over too? And why are you considering switching over to something else if the tree version is so good? Enlighten me please.

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i havent been pulled over and mine look like those
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I will be the first to tell you that they are about 30% dimmer in the daytime than OEM. With that said, they are still awesome and more than bright enough

Also, the 32 LEDs were intrigueing (and we almost invested in them) but I heard that they might not fit in some housings...
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Ours have LEDs around the side as well, but they have a few less

BTW Garrett, I'm going to get those lips on the site shortly

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Im not sure about the laws in your city/state, but in Arizona turn signal bulbs must flash amber. My sister got cited for having white/xenon ones.
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Im not sure about the laws in your city/state, but in Arizona turn signal bulbs must flash amber. My sister got cited for having white/xenon ones.
In Cali and most other states you must have amber/red rear, and amber/white fronts
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By the way - how much additional is the CF version of the lip?
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your price would be 125 more . please make a note that the CF have a lead time as they are made to order. if you think we should have some stocked let me know its just alot to lay out and right now im not sure what the market looks like also, mb we can get something going with a new years special hit me up via email 2mrrw bro and thanks for getting that up there with the quickness.

I digress... back to the SWEET LEDs from Jlevi
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Thanks. I forgot to add how :str8pimp: your leds are
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Garrett,
Lips are on the site. Check out the description and see if you like it. Either way, call me up tomorrow and we'll chat.
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