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Thumbs up For anyone looking to convert all the lightbulbs to LED....

Super Bright LEDs now offer electronic flashers, which eliminate the need to splice in load resistors to keep the LEDs from flashing fast. Just replace the stock flasher unit in the fuse box with this, and you will be good to use LED bulbs.

There's no fitment guide, so you'd have to pull the factory flasher and match it up with one on the website

Flashers & Load Resistors | Car Bulb Installation Supplies | LED Car Bulbs | Super Bright LEDs

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flashers

this is a good find, thanks
should be stickyed
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I never understood why people even put resistors (spelling??) in with LEDs. The whole point of LEDs is to draw less power out of the electrical systems (and it looks sweet and sometimes brighter) but putting a resistor in just uses the same amount of energy. But the different flasher really helps.

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Because without the resistors the turn signals become hyperflash and just look silly.
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I picked up a flasher relay from aliexpress.com for little over 6 bucks and works great with my led's
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are the LED's on that website cheap chinese ones, or actual quality units that could pass for OEM installed? I'd never do an LED conversion if it turns out like 80% of the junk ricer cheap LED's that I see on the road...

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DEFINITELY not Chinese. Been using them since 3 just over 3 years ago (starting with my gauge lights, and everything still works!

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anyone have any running examples of these yet in a day/night vid? I like the idea of this if its what I'm after, it'd compliment a bi-xenon projector retrofit well I think

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So I think they're definitely quality units. anyone have a type of bulb viewing angle splash write-up conversion guide? so many different kinds its hard to figure just what to replace everything with...

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I wish I'd found this thread before I did the LED conversion on my Blazer. My only experience with LED lights was on Class 8 trucks, and those units were plug-and-play.. guess I was expecting the same here. Had no turn signals once I swapped in the LEDs, then someone explained that I needed to splice in resistors to the marker light wires. Which makes sense.
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I would like to replace all bulbs on the outside with the LED, but I'm pretty confused with which bulbs to buy so they will work, and I'm not sure how to match the stock flasher (and bulbs) with the ones on the site.
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