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Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

I emailed Tailight Solutions to see what it would take to convert to LED. Seems like it's all matter of replacing the bulbs. Halogen look great, but I thought why not take it one step further. :-)
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I emailed Tailight Solutions to see what it would take to convert to LED. Seems like it's all matter of replacing the bulbs. Halogen look great, but I thought why not take it one step further. :-)
Yep, Thats correct. All you need to do is swap them out.
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I like them.
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Yep, Thats correct. All you need to do is swap them out.
Needs a resistors so the blinkers work. I'm trying to get a hold of them to see if they would switch harness and or/sell me the one that they customize with the resistors. I was looking to see if I did it manually by splicing cables but not sure which one I should get.

Excellent product either way, I suggest anyone interested to go ahead and go for it.
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Needs a resistors so the blinkers work. I'm trying to get a hold of them to see if they would switch harness and or/sell me the one that they customize with the resistors. I was looking to see if I did it manually by splicing cables but not sure which one I should get.

Excellent product either way, I suggest anyone interested to go ahead and go for it.
You confused me..

the kit will work with either LED or Halogen bulbs in the KIT. If you want to run LED in your main tail lights, then yes you would need resistors to do so.
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the kit will work with either LED or Halogen bulbs in the KIT. If you want to run LED in your main tail lights, then yes you would need resistors to do so.
Yes, that what I meant. He is building me a harness with the resistors for the taillights.
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Yes, that what I meant. He is building me a harness with the resistors for the taillights.
Gotcha, thanks for the clarification.
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Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

In either this thread or another, the manufacturer does indicate no resistor is needed if both the tails and the fogs are LED. There is enough combined resistance to work.
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Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

I saw that somewhere... or on youtube where only one was needed. When I got my package from Taillight Solutions, this wasn't the case. I tried it with just one and I had still experienced a hyper flash... I sent Ken an email and said I would need one for the tails. So I sent mine back in exchange for one with 2 resistors. Unless its the resistor before going to the fogs that's letting you only need one resistor. Hope someone can clear it up.
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Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

Just to clarify. The rear fog lamp upgrade with either halogen or LED bulbs will work without any adverse effects with the electronics on the vehicle. This is ONLY when you leave the main taillight bulbs alone (halogen).

If an owner decides to upgrade the taillight bulbs to LED resistors must be installed. I am now building the full taillight upgrade kit (includes LED bulbs for rear fogs AND taillights) harnesses with quick disconnect two pin plugs that allow the owner to simply plug the resistors (modified by me) into the harnesses. I am also including the modified resistors with a high grade double sided tape that prevents any drilling into the body as long as the surface is cleaned properly (alcohol).

I hope this clarifies anyones questions or confusion.
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Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

@Taillight Solutions... I am about 5 seconds away from ordering your halogen kit, but one quick question before I do.

If I buy your halogen kit and in 2013 or 2014 the WK2 stock rear lights are LED, and I buy those OEM LED taillights will I need your resistor kit to use LED's in your kit.

In other words, I plan on buying your halogen kit now, then once Jeep makes LED's OEM for the WK2 rear lights, I want to buy those and then change the bulbs in your kit to LED. Will I need resistors to do that?

Thanks in advance...
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@Taillight Solutions... I am about 5 seconds away from ordering your halogen kit, but one quick question before I do.

If I buy your halogen kit and in 2013 or 2014 the WK2 stock rear lights are LED, and I buy those OEM LED taillights will I need your resistor kit to use LED's in your kit.

In other words, I plan on buying your halogen kit now, then once Jeep makes LED's OEM for the WK2 rear lights, I want to buy those and then change the bulbs in your kit to LED. Will I need resistors to do that?

Thanks in advance...

Since nothing is really known about the taillights for 2013+ models it's hard for me to guarantee anything related to compatibility. However, even if the MOCO offers an LED taillight setup on future models the resistance would need to be the same or substantually similar to what the current halogen bulbs produce. However, they (the MOCO) could also easily flash the IPCM with a software update to accomodate the different lamps even if the resistance is next to nothing. Either way, if you swap out the bulbs in my kit with LED's they should not create any issues related to operation or function and you should NOT need any load resistors. However, that is just speculation

The main concern would be the mating plugs, will they also change them completely for new models ? That could be a problem unless owners want to start splicing into wiring which I don't recommend.
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