[urq] Dim Tail Lights

Chris kleinbiker1 at aol.com
Fri Mar 7 19:52:06 PST 2014

I've discovered on my 85 that the current path isn't the same direction for all the bulbs which makes no different for incandescent bulbs however the very nature of LEDs (diodes) only allow one direction flow of the electricity. I this had trouble going to LEDs on mine. Beefing up the grounds solved my problems. 

On Mar 7, 2014, at 21:25, "Martin Pajak" <martin at quattro.ca> wrote:

> Bulb holders (both kinds, dual filliment or not) have a seperate lug for
> spade connector for extra ground supply.
> I usually use it and ground the bulb holder itself to the chassis with a
> robust piece of wire and proper connectors.
> Makes a world of difference.
> New LED bulbs will also help, they require a lot less current to get the
> same ligth output (quality LED that is).
> Also, third brake light from later Coupe GTs is a good idea, Craig Cook has
> one on his '84 and also makes a big difference, especially with black tails.
> Martin Pajak
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