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Old 03-31-2011, 02:14 PM   #1
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Altering rear led lights?

Good evening,

I currently own a '01 wrangler and have been hunting for rear led tail lights that i like that can be either flush mounted or as close as possibly surface mounted.

Now i like the 4" round ones that the majority of you guys run but my problem here is that i have to run an amber turn signal not red- which most led's have.

I was wondering if any of you have noticed, when fitting, whether the units can be split apart easily? I was thinking of just stumping up the wedge for some and then look at modifying them. Ie turning the red led's into amber ones?

Is this possible, has anyone done it? or can anyone suggest cool lights that have have them built in?

I have to have reflectors, reverse, stop, running, turn and fog lights.

I have found some in this country that i can make up of an inner and outer ring but id have to have a pair of lights on each side but they are not what i really want. I was also trying to make it so i had as little light units on the rear as possible.

King regards

Any ideas guys and girls?

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Old 03-31-2011, 04:48 PM   #3
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This is what I did, Rectangle LED Flush Mount Tail lights - JeepForum.com.

If you need amber turn signals use these, RMPC series LED Mini Round Marker Lamp.

When it comes to LEDS superbrightleds.com is the best.

Cracking open an LED assembly will ruin it's water tight seal, don't do it unless you want to use gobs of silicone sealer.
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This is what I did, Rectangle LED Flush Mount Tail lights - JeepForum.com.

Have read that thread already- good write up!.

If you need amber turn signals use these, RMPC series LED Mini Round Marker Lamp.

Do you have any issues with these working when wired into the flashers? I read somewhere about having to get special units as they are led's?


When it comes to LEDS superbrightleds.com is the best. will take a look. Thanks

Cracking open an LED assembly will ruin it's water tight seal, don't do it unless you want to use gobs of silicone sealer.
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With LEDs the flasher relay will have to be modified or replaced. I didn't use those amber marker lights I linked to, I just saw them on there.

Why do you need amber turn signals? Stock tail lights don't use amber turn signals?
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With LEDs the flasher relay will have to be modified or replaced. I didn't use those amber marker lights I linked to, I just saw them on there.


Why do you need amber turn signals? Stock tail lights don't use amber turn signals?
Because the law here in the United Kingdom is that i have too, other wise it would be straight forward and easy!
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Because the law here in the United Kingdom is that i have too, other wise it would be straight forward and easy!
Ahh, ok.

But yeah, there's a great write up on stu olson's website on how to modify the flasher relay on older jeeps. If you have a new Jeep you need to buy a new relay.

This should answer everything for you:

LED Flasher FAQ
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