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Old 08-23-2009, 07:59 PM   #1
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illuminated Sidemarkers

Purchased these from JleviSW. Led sidemarkers i love how they look when they blink but they always stay illuminated when not in use. Not too sure if it looks good or makes me look like (Ricey). you be the judge. Or is their a way to stop it from being illuminated?

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Old 08-23-2009, 09:51 PM   #2
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Some cars will have them lit all the time which has to do with the car's software coding. No way around it unfortunately.
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Old 08-24-2009, 05:32 PM   #3
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All cars with aftermarket LED sidemarkers will stay illuminated when not in use. You will need a small Load EQ attached to each sidem to rid of this. Give me a PM if you need help with this

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Old 08-24-2009, 06:07 PM   #4
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Actually it has been hit or miss, not all cars exhibit this with our sidemarker LEDs. My 2001 325i did not have them lit for instance.
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So I need a resenator for this? LOL can't seem to make up my mind if I like it illuminated or not
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Old 08-25-2009, 01:49 AM   #6
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So I need a resenator for this? LOL can't seem to make up my mind if I like it illuminated or not
A small 15-25w load will do the job.
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Where can I get these loads?
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:39 PM   #8
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:18 PM   #9
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Old 09-02-2009, 02:24 PM   #10
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yeah my 2001 330i has LED side blinkers and when i start the car, they flicker a few times and then go out, and work perfectly from there on.. wife's 2001 325iT does the same thing
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Old 09-02-2009, 02:30 PM   #11
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my LED side markers don't have any strange behavior, they only light up when I turn on the blinker. Though I have been getting a right side bulb out every now and then, but I can't imagine that's related since I don't think it checks the sidemarkers...
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