[Healeys] LED Running/Stop Bulbs

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Wed Sep 20 17:35:40 MDT 2017

Thanks, Mike.  These look pretty solid; methinks--since these is for 
nav/stop lights--they should work without resistors?

Are these actually brighter than incandescents?  Are the stop 
indications brighter than normal running lights?


On 9/20/2017 3:08 PM, Michael MacLean wrote:
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>     On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:13 PM, Bob Spidell
>     <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
>     I've got LED backlights in my instruments--except for the
>     charge/cutoff
>     indicator*--and would like to put them in my running/nav/brake
>     lights.
>     The correct incandescent bulb is an 1157, and I've found lots of LED
>     1157s on the 'net, but they're all neg. ground and my cars are
>     both pos.
>     ground (and I'm not interested in changing to neg. ground).  Anyone
>     found pos. ground 1157 red bulbs anywhere? I'm aware you need to
>     increase the load with resistors, or change to a solid state flasher.
>     TIA,
>     Bob
>     * anyone know why you shouldn't use an LED here?  I ran one for a
>     while
>     and noticed no issues, but Moss and others are adamant you
>     shouldn't do it

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