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Old 02-22-2010, 07:52 PM
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Re: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

One question...How did you fit that LED into the Housing? It looks way bigger.
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Re: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

the V-star .... flexes.... they can be bent to fit in.. but... GOOD LUCK getting them out! it was SO hard to get them out.
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Re: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

DUDE, that is INTENSE!!! It's awesome that you got it to work. By the way, I found the bulb sockets that are on the Jeep, so it may be possible to find one that has the correct pin out (no mods). They are made by Sylvania...

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Re: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

sweet! honestly it was easy to sit there with a tester and the plugs to find out which wire did what...

then all i did was splice and boom
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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

is the socket on the wk standard or ck?
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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

i think 07+ is CK, i think
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can you show a couple more pics from further back? I REALLY like the look!!!
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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

that wire harness is need for both sides or only 1 for leds in the stock tails?

i also have another harness in there for my hitch that i added. will this matter?
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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

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that wire harness is need for both sides or only 1 for leds in the stock tails?

i also have another harness in there for my hitch that i added. will this matter?
Harness is optional. I made it for him because he didn't want to cut any wires at all when adding the resistors, which are needed to run the LED bulbs. If you don't mind installing the resistors yourself, you can just add them without the harness.

The other half of this is that the OP wanted to use more exotic bulbs such as that V-Star deal, which is NOT available with the CK bulb pinout. Thus, he probed his existing sockets and then cut and rewired them to match the standard 3157 pinout to allow the use of ANY 3157 bulb.

Make sense?
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Re: How To: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

gotcha!!! i think i want those v-star's as well. my tails are really dark now and i need to add led bulbs to them!
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Re: OEM replacement LED bulb write up

Would you mind posting or pm-ing me how you spliced the regular 3157 socket in? I'd like to do that to. It sure beats having to get CK bulbs. I'd like to know which wire goes where 3157-CK vs 3157 (3 wires).
What I'd like to do is be able to splice a standard 3157 socket along side the factory and be able to use either one depending on what bulb I plug in.
I'd appreciate your response.

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ok.... now for the "custom" ness.. my tinted tails and my "lipywarc" mod. I hope you're ok with that name there Lips. I will explain the reason.

I asked Lips to make me a harness to hold an LED bulb in the stock housing so i could have them be brighter. I love the darkness, but not the ... dimness..

So i started looking at 3157 (STANDARD) bulbs and i liked the "V-star" from V-led's.

only problem is that the plugs don't match. so i cut them!

The 3157 standard plug


the plug with one of the 4 tabs cut off, makes it fit the housing.


I will not get into the details of the wiring because i figure maybe Lipy would want to make a harness for people... but here is the outcome.

way more rear facing LED's for more visibility.
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