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LEDs, DRLs?

Anyone added DRLs (daytime running lights) to the front?
What about swapping out the tail lights for those LED replacements?
Anyone tried it, was it successful? (any problems?).
I did fit a couple of LEDs to the front but they suddenly just disappeared so not bothered since but I have been toying with the idea of swapping the sidelight for an LED & wondering if LEDs could be installed within the front lamp cluster? OR maybe installing strip LEDs like the Audi?
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

if it has been done then its probably already been done in Turkey (they love doblos!)

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=200440194577 ??
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

I've looked at those on ebay & wondered if some are 'better' (brighter?) than others. some have the 4 LEDs, others have about 9 flat LEDs etc
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

i think they look **** on new audi's,but hey up to you!
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

I do think the ones on the audi are a bit OTT, I'm really just after some decent points of light to be noticeable, the fewer I can get away with, the better really.
I think the audi ones are possibly set at the wrong angle, they always seem to dazzle/blind.
I'm not aiming for Blackpool illuminations.
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

if they help with visability I dont came what they look like or what others think as I've yet to have a Fiat with decent lights however I wonder if this spells the end of the humble light bulb?
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if it has been done then its probably already been done in Turkey (they love doblos!)

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=200440194577 ??
thems crap, i had them they dont last long at all.

ive tried loads of types, these are the best so far http://www.autobulbsdirect.co.uk/501...e-1W-pair.html

none of them help you see any better though

they are the ones closes to the bonnet in this pic

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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

Thanks for that. I think the existing lights on the dobbin are ok - and I do a fair bit around country lanes etc - I certainly don't feel the need to keep my front fogs on all night.
all I'm really wanting is to perhaps replace the tiny side/parking & maybe even enhance with an additional set of LEDs.
It's days like today when I check my wing mirror before pulling out that I realise how important it is to be seen - despite the black clouds and rain, at least 50% of cars weren't lit and of those that were, about half were on sides only - so neither use nor ornament (although marginally better than no lights)
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

I bought these for my sidelights. Extreme bright for sidelights. Would recommend

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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

i have the 6000k hid kit on my doblo,the single best improvement i have made to it.
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Re: LEDs, DRLs?

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thems crap, i had them they dont last long at all.

ive tried loads of types, these are the best so far http://www.autobulbsdirect.co.uk/501...e-1W-pair.html

none of them help you see any better though

they are the ones closes to the bonnet in this pic

Got a pair of those LEDs & they really do stand out during the day.
Strangest thing though, when i turn everything off & lock up, the central portion still glows for a while (not stood there long enough to time it).
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