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Old 01-25-2011, 01:28 PM
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Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

Just saw that one of my LED's died... dangit! It's the one everyone gets from Ebay... anyone been able to successfully replace one?
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Old 01-25-2011, 02:52 PM
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

Not to crap on your thread but I'm so glad I never got a set..

Can you get to the diodes without baking the tails? If so, just figure out the size and find another one online....
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Old 01-25-2011, 02:56 PM
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

i love my tails, wouldnt give them up for nothin. why are you glad? is this a regular issue?
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:31 PM
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

They're so sleek, I've wanted a set forver but a) they come from eBay and nowhere else and b) yes, I've read that a few other people have had some of their lights go out but I don't think that there's been a dedicated thread to it until now. I've always figured that it would be a matter of time before some of the lights began to fail and that's why I'm glad I didn't buy a set. I'm cautious and like to read input from other people before I buy certain things and I just couldn't get a set knowing that at some point in the future it's going to fail. I'd rather replace an incandescent bulb and call it a day.
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:34 PM
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

ur right... lemme see if i can find a good way to replace.
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:46 PM
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

Good luck my PX8 brother, God speed
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

speaking of PX8... you wait until i have the antivenom hood and 50% windshield.... who'se gonna give a shit about my tail light LED??
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

Only you...!!! I know I won't with that hood! What % tint do you have on the front windows?
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

i know mario had a few of them go out on him as well. not sure if he got new tails and replaced the leds
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

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Only you...!!! I know I won't with that hood! What % tint do you have on the front windows?
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

I have 2 bulbs out as well...
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Re: Anyone try to replace an LED in thier LED tails?

take it apart and get it to Lips; he can fix it.

im surprised its a bulb, i would guess resistor....but IDK without opening it.

prolly HEAT casue you tinted them
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