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Old 09-02-2013, 09:57 PM   #26
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:20 AM   #27
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:21 PM   #28
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No,

Unfortunately, bulbs with integrated resistors do not exist. The heat generated by the resistor would cause the LED bulb to fail.

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Hi, if this is the case then please explain the following statement included in the description of your Fog Light LED Bulbs:

These bulbs are made up of a quality plastic connector to slide right into the plug, as well as high durability terminals. A load resistor is embedded to prevent blowing the LEDs from voltage surge, and a diode is implanted to protect the LEDs from reverse polarity. The LED is wired for 12v operation, the kind found on all modern vehicles.

What's the difference in the embedded/integrated resistor found in your Fog Light LED Bulbs?

I am also interested in the Switchbacks for the RS. However, I'd prefer a truly plug-n-play solution that does not require additional splicing for a resistor.
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:52 PM   #29
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Sorry, I can see how that's confusing- LEDs do not run at 12 volts... usually they are designed for operation on 2.5-3.5 volts. You need to use a resistor to regulate the voltage going to the LED itself, so they will work as a 12v bulb.

That resistor, however, is very small. It is not the same type needed to provide extra load to mimic the factory bulb... a resistor of that size would be much too large to fit in the bulb itself, which is why it cannot be integrated into the bulb. But you NEED the small resistor so that the LED chips will run on 12 volts.

Ours are designed for operation up to 18 volts, to prevent any failure with voltage surge which can happen in cheaper bulbs, which are often designed for use up to 14 volts.

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Old 09-10-2013, 09:04 PM   #30
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Sorry, I can see how that's confusing- LEDs do not run at 12 volts... usually they are designed for operation on 2.5-3.5 volts. You need to use a resistor to regulate the voltage going to the LED itself, so they will work as a 12v bulb.

That resistor, however, is very small. It is not the same type needed to provide extra load to mimic the factory bulb... a resistor of that size would be much too large to fit in the bulb itself, which is why it cannot be integrated into the bulb. But you NEED the small resistor so that the LED chips will run on 12 volts.

Ours are designed for operation up to 18 volts, to prevent any failure with voltage surge which can happen in cheaper bulbs, which are often designed for use up to 14 volts.

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Ok, thanks for the clarification.
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Old 09-20-2013, 05:55 PM   #31
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Old 09-22-2013, 01:43 PM   #32
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:08 PM   #33
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Good News!

One of your fellow Camaro5 members has agreed to stop by and let us install switchbacks in his ZL1

I will have updates soon about switchbacks for RS and ZL1 models!

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Old 09-26-2013, 11:23 AM   #34
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these are awesome! need a set for my birthday
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Old 09-26-2013, 04:18 PM   #35
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Old 10-04-2013, 06:49 PM   #36
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Don't mean to hijack the thread. But just wanted to say that I have the stage 2 license plate bulbs and stage 2 side marker leds from Diode Dynamics and they are top quality and do the job very well. The license plate bulbs are brighter,cleaner looking and not flimsy like the AAC ones I replaced them with. Will try the switchback version when released.
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:58 PM   #37
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Thanks for the kind words!

We should have some updates on this thread shortly. We have developed a switchback for the ZL1 and RS were successful and I'm very pleased with the results.

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Old 10-05-2013, 08:02 PM   #38
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Question. For tail light LEDs.

I want them to be red all the time. I'm not as interested in the switch color as much as the distinct off and on of the led.

Now you say on your site for $49, you get 2 bulbs. So you're telling me I have to order 2 sets since we have 4 tail light bulbs?

Also, if I keep stock front turn signals, do I still need the resistors in order to prevent hyper blink? Do you offer the resistor as a harness or is this something I'd have to wire in?

What I want to do is have the distinct blink of the LEDs since I have the sequential turn signal harness and the incandescent lights don't complete the image.

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Old 10-06-2013, 06:55 PM   #39
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:07 AM   #40
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Could I get an answer?
Yes,

Sorry I am not in the office on the weekends and I couldn't get on the forums this weekend.

We do have LEDs for the rear tail lights and turn signals.

The switchbacks are intended for the front turn signals only, hence the reason why they are white and flash amber.

Our red LEDs are a plug and play replacement for the tail lights and can be found here: http://www.diodedynamics.com/store/l...gnal-leds.html

Stage 1 is $37.49 a pair, you will need to install load resistors on turn signal locations to prevent hyperblinking ($10)

If you need more information or I didn't answer part of your question, please shoot me a PM or email me: contact@diodedynamics.com

I apologize for not getting you an answer right away, but during the week I usually respond within 24 hours.

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Old 10-07-2013, 11:18 AM   #41
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Nick,

If I read this correctly, if I keep my stock front turn signals, I shouldn't need the resistors in the back, right?

Will I throw a "tail light out" code on my DIC though?
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Old 10-15-2013, 01:38 PM   #43
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:23 AM   #44
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So are the rs switchback's available yet? Been waiting to long!! Lol, please pm me with link or w/e.. Ill also assist in testing these for the rs if u need another ginny pig

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Old 10-17-2013, 11:12 AM   #45
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@Smokey jr.

We don't offer a "forum" discount due to our low everyday prices, which have already been reduced from MSRP.

Rather than make customers fool with coupon codes and create confusion, we added discounts to the prices right from the start. Also, this prevents customers from feeling left out or cheated.

Return customers do receive a 10% discount off their next order!

@2012InfernoSS

The new shipment should arrive any day now and I will post updates immediately when they become available. I appreciate your patience, and I assure you they are worth the wait.

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Old 10-17-2013, 04:22 PM   #46
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Old 10-17-2013, 08:15 PM   #47
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Coming very soon for the RS/ZL1 models!!!

Exciting!

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Old 10-18-2013, 06:01 PM   #48
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Hurry with the RS/ZL1 version I wanna use the 15% off coupon!!!
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Old 10-18-2013, 07:21 PM   #49
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Can you help me out here? PM if needed.. So will these turn the housing the clear/white and then to amber when turn signal is on? Obviously a very "noob" question but I am unsure on what this does. Would like to not have it amber in day, but then (for legal reasons) turn amber when turn signal comes on.

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Old 10-19-2013, 02:34 PM   #50
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They are white until you turn on ur turn signal or hazards and then they will turn to amber
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