[urq] Dual filaments / Brightness
David.Schaible at jrspharma.com
Wed Feb 18 15:57:49 EST 2004
Does anyone run this style of led ?
JRS Pharma LP
2981 Rte 22
Patterson, NY 12563
ALL STATEMENTS IN THIS CORRESPONDENCE ARE CONFIDENTIAL UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
From: John Koenig [mailto:johnkoenig at greennet.net]
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 2:57 PM
To: Louis-Alain RICHARD; urq at audifans.com
Subject: Re: RE : [urq] Dual filaments / Brightness
Great feedback ... thanks!
> >----Message d'origine-----
> >Has anyone on the list ever tried those aftermarket replacement halogen
> >adapters/bulbs for taillight and brakelight applications? Seems like > an
> >attractive mod -- especially for brake lights on older cars -- but I've >
> >never gotten as far as trying them. Anyone?
> Yes John,
> I did buy some halogen 50W 1156-type bulbs (P21W in VAG numbering) for > my
> brake/back-up lights. These bulbs are in fact a combination of a > standard
> 1156 base on which a home-décor 12V50W bulb is welded. Somebody with > time
> and little fingers can reproduce them for less than the 20 $CAN I paid > for
> each one.
> As a brake light (and that is with a new fuse box and brake switch,
> additional ground straps and clean contacts) these bulbs are just too > slow
> to react quick enough. Too much amp draw for sure.
> And as back-up light bulbs, well, they don't produce more light than a > good
> P21W. So it was not a good 40$, if you ask...
> BTW, now I use R10W for taillights instead of the standard R5W. Much > more
> light output and no visible heat damage yet.
> 83 urQ DA900463
Audifans urq mailing list
Send posts to: mailto:urq at audifans.com
Manage your list connection: http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/urq
Have an urq question? Check the Audifans Knowledgebase!
Have an urq answer? ... Please help others by adding to the KB ... all contributions welcome!
More information about the urq