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      01-25-2013, 12:45 AM   #1
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BMW_LED 24 led license plate review

I took a risk and bought these from eBay for $27.94 including shipping. Surprised to say I'm quite impressed, the led is very bright like seriously bright. Best of all NO ERRORS....Thus far. In the pictures my cars pretty dirty but when clean or on a lighter colored car these should look mad bright. But I'm pleased with my purchase and I get to keep all of my OEM stuff so just in case I can swap them quick.
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      01-25-2013, 01:27 AM   #2
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I have them on mine. IMO, they're TOO bright. I had to code down the voltage to minimum. Otherwise it looks like I've not reverse lights on all the time. Not classy...
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I can get that done?! Damn that's going to be a number one priority as I drive this at least 100 miles a day.
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holy over sized pictures batman!
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      01-25-2013, 12:40 PM   #5
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holy over sized pictures batman!
Yup, but they're all iPhone pics so I didn't wanna make them small and then have you all zoom because its garbage else wise
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A quick fix is black electrical tape over half the lights to reduce the amount of output.

Ebay Lighting can be risky, in our experience some manufacturers LED modules had a problem with coloring. Either the left side wouldn't match the right side color or sometimes each unit had a variation of color. After sorting through some different manufacturers we found one that was able to produce a quality piece.
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Jeff so far it's an even distribution of light, if it wasn't I wouldn't of even installed them, but electrical tape will be a short solution.
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hey can i get a link to these lights? im about to get me some
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hey can i get a link to these lights? im about to get me some
http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewitem;PdsSession=578d0e4c13d0a47a16109ed0ffe8b5 48?itemId=220803692375&index=0&nav=SEARCH&nid=7140 4501857
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Should've gone with MTEC. After about a year, each LED started to burn out..
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Should've gone with MTEC. After about a year, each LED started to burn out..
Didn't even think just pulled the trigger on these. If a couple of LEDs go out it'll be fine their hella bright as is lol
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Yup unplug old ones and plugged these in
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Why would you want your plate easier to see???
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Why would you want your plate easier to see???
Because I am a law abiding citizen :
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