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C4 Tail light conversing to LEDs RED or WHITE LED?

Old 10-07-2018, 10:52 PM
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1985 car.

Changing to LEDs for tail lights. Is it better to use red or white LEDs?

white will work as stock incandescent is white but is red better?

just the 2057 bulb only not housing

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I'd stick with White for safety reasons- red will be too muted.
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Form what I have read and understand it is better to go with the color of the lens the LEDs will be behind. I have Red LED replacement bulbs on my OEM style tail lights..



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I went with white LEDS and have no problems. Look great to me.
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Form what I have read and understand it is better to go with the color of the lens the LEDs will be behind. I have Red LED replacement bulbs on my OEM style tail lights..


Jeff! Which bulbs did you go with and where did you get them? Looks great👍🏻

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Originally Posted by -=Jeff=- View Post
Awesome! Quick question...any need for an Ohm resistor with these on your Z? Iíve been on the fence about just changing out the bulbs. Wish Iíd been able to jump on your previous LEDS when you sold them. Thanks!
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Possibly, I donít know for sure as I swapped to an electronic flasher. I still have filament bulbs in the front too
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