LEDs for teardrop lights

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LEDs for teardrop lights

#1 Post by Ken Tuvman » Sun Oct 31, 2021 8:33 am

I installed the LEDs Jules makes and am very pleased. Also have his LEDs in my instruments. They really “brighten” things up & are easy to install.

A great way to increase visibility amongst distracted drivers.

I had a challenge getting one bulb inserted that involved having to remove the left tail light unit & replacing the socket - that was a learning experience & cost about a week but I did it!

Here’s the results.
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#2 Post by Dave Lagerstrom » Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:05 am

Looks great Ken. Well done.
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#3 Post by Tim Berardelli » Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:18 am

The CU Layer LED inserts for Tear Drops have adjustable legs to compensate for this issue.

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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#4 Post by Ken Tuvman » Sun Oct 31, 2021 12:57 pm

Tim - mine was a mess - I wound up harvesting a stock OEM bulb socket with a bullet connector from another tail light but if that hadn’t worked I’d have purchased this one - ultimately will get a new set when car gets painted.
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#5 Post by Ken Tuvman » Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:00 pm

The adapter below was what a previous owner installed and was a different bayonet style bulb.
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#6 Post by Graeme Langford » Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:34 pm

Ken, could you point me in the direction of Jules. I would not mind brightening up the rear lights and the front indicators. That said I need a combined stop and tail light for the rear of mine
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#7 Post by Jules Dielen » Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:36 pm

Thank you for posting about your upgrade Ken! Looks great :)

Graeme, i can help you with your setup, email me at vintagetraderaz at gmail dot com. I also am working on an upgrade for early 911s , those are barely visible in modern traffic as well.
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#8 Post by Graeme Langford » Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:54 pm

email sent Jules. Thank you
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#9 Post by Ken Tuvman » Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:04 pm

Jules Dielen wrote:
Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:36 pm
Thank you for posting about your upgrade Ken! Looks great :)

Graeme, i can help you with your setup, email me at vintagetraderaz at gmail dot com. I also am working on an upgrade for early 911s , those are barely visible in modern traffic as well.
The turn signal relay Jules provided is great!
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#10 Post by SPIKE JONES » Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:14 pm

Recently installed Jules's amber LED's in my front turn signals...big difference! Amber is much more identifiable as a "turn signal" IMHO.
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#11 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:04 pm

Thank you for your feedback all! Here a quick impression of the difference for the front turn signal. This is with my 'vintage white' LED installed. Has the same yellow hue as the stock bulb, just much brighter. No 'modern refrigerator light white'...
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Re: LEDs for teardrop lights

#12 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:17 pm

Dash light LED upgrade available as well for the dark days ahead. 6v and 12v, plug and play just like the exterior lights!
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