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Thought I would post this. Recently one of my reverse lights went out so I decided to go ahead and replace all four bulbs (two reverse lights, two brake lights) with LED. Final price off eBay was $11, which is pretty cheap.

I would post the link but links tend to go bad after a while. You should have no problem finding it by search something along the lines of 'TJ led brake reverse kit'.

Here the before (this is with the headlights on and the reverse lights on. It's even brighter with the brakes engaged):


After:



The brake lights are certainly better. They're definitely brighter and therefore safer. Absolutely a must do for your Jeep, especially considering the price.

However, I have mixed feelings about the reverse lights. Yes, they certainly look a bit better being a cooler blue light rather than a warm yellow light. I'm just not sure they really suit the Jeep (my Jeep at least). The modern LED's don't really blend in well with my Jeep and look somewhat out of place.

That said, I'm gonna keep it how it is. The LED brake lights are a great improvement, and the LED reverse lights are good also. For $11 you can't go wrong. Installation also could not have been easier. 3 minutes at most. You can spend $90 on brand new LED brake light assemblies, or you can spend $10 on just the bulbs and have almost identical results. Something worth considering...

I'll try to get some before and after night shots later today.
 

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Also, another thing worth mentioning. When you replace with LED, you're blinker will seem like it's on steroids. It blinks incredibly fast. It still works, but it can also be fixed. From the little research I've done, it can be fixed by replacing the relay... That's all I know for now.
 

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Well if your like me even many different flasher relays later all my dash lights blink including hvac lights when the blinker is on. I've given up on led tails/ and turns but I love my reverse lights. Much brighter!
 

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:thumb:Just upgraded mine this past weekend, and I think I like the blinkers on steroids they are attention getters. Opted to leave my original relay alone. The LEDs are a definitely a good thing.
 

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As for the eBay link, here you go:
4X Xenon White 1157 BAY15D 60 SMD 2057 7528 Car Tail Brake Stop LED Light Bulbs | eBay

^Perfect fit, super bright (def. brighter than stock). The reverse lights are, as expected, the biggest improvements. They actually help when you're backing up (imagine that). Took all of 3 minutes to install (if you can't install these, you shouldn't be owning a Jeep IMO).

Night photos (although pics don't do it justice):

Reverse lights only (the lights aren't blue in person, completely white):

Reverse lights + headlights on:

Headlights only:

Up close reverse lights:


Like I said before, for $11 you can't go wrong.
 
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