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Old 25th November 2009, 10:08 AM   #46 (permalink)
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there's plenty of options but you're going to have to solve the "hyperblinking" problem. it's a fuss but no problems, I think PIAA sell regulators to avoid this (need wire splicing etc). still, light output is not so good during daylight IMHO
So you think the LED indictators will be less bright than the silvered bulbs in Dave's link?
Maybe it's not worth the hassle...
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Old 25th November 2009, 10:19 AM   #47 (permalink)
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Yes, I think the leds are less bright (during the day that is). tried on my previous 350Z and not worth it

there's a video of installed leds posted here
Stealth turn signals - NAGTROC - The Nissan GT-R Owners Club

points of view...
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Old 25th November 2009, 10:44 AM   #48 (permalink)
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Yeah seen that and they looked great! But that was in a garage not out in daylight.

Have you installed your Philips bulbs yet?
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Old 25th November 2009, 10:49 AM   #49 (permalink)
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David, I don't have the car yet (due early jan)! however, have installed same bulbs on my scooter for the same reason (egg yolk effect) and no problems at all during daylight (and I live in a country where no one will even notice you have led bulbs fitted!).

Was an EVO UK reader, now onto EVO Italy...
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Old 6th December 2009, 09:00 AM   #50 (permalink)
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Only just noticed this thread - haven't been to the forums for a while (too damn busy with work), anyway...

I did a pretty full replacement on bulbs (for LEDs) soon after taking delivery of my car - I changed:

* Sidelights
* Internal boot light (can now actually see what I have in there!)
* Door lights (the ones in the door which illuminate when you open the doors)
* Internal lights (the click-on, click-off lights overhead)

I decided not to tackle the indicators - looked like too much effort for no real benefit (orange is orange to me) - but I much prefer the 'white light' that the LEDs give, and at <20% of the power drain.

The whole set cost me around 60 from the US - I will dig out all the details and post (together with "after" pictures if people are interested - sorry, but I'm not going through the hassle of switching back to the old bulbs to do proper "before and after" sets!).
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Old 6th December 2009, 10:40 AM   #51 (permalink)
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^^^ Good man - Esp the boot which stunningly bad !
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Old 6th December 2009, 12:59 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Only just noticed this thread - haven't been to the forums for a while (too damn busy with work), anyway...

I did a pretty full replacement on bulbs (for LEDs) soon after taking delivery of my car - I changed:

* Sidelights
* Internal boot light (can now actually see what I have in there!)
* Door lights (the ones in the door which illuminate when you open the doors)
* Internal lights (the click-on, click-off lights overhead)

I decided not to tackle the indicators - looked like too much effort for no real benefit (orange is orange to me) - but I much prefer the 'white light' that the LEDs give, and at <20% of the power drain.

The whole set cost me around 60 from the US - I will dig out all the details and post (together with "after" pictures if people are interested - sorry, but I'm not going through the hassle of switching back to the old bulbs to do proper "before and after" sets!).
Love to see the pics and the links please!
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Old 7th December 2009, 08:10 AM   #53 (permalink)
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OK guys - will sort out some pics later this week and post by the weekend...
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Old 8th March 2010, 10:49 AM   #55 (permalink)
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Lights ! - Uk

From this old thread, there are many recomendations .. I got 'pulled' into this area, thanks to the shocking lack of light in the boot from the standard bulb, then you realise how much better the white LED is the 'yellow' standard lights are history.

If you take a look at the NAGTROC light blog, you'll see the photo differences excellently posted - NAGTROC - The Nissan GT-R Owners Club -> d-pak***39;s GT-R Blog)

I've spent a bit of time trying to find LED bulbs from the UK rather that the ones listed on the NA site, while the products appear to be excellent, the website navigation is a lesson on how not to build a website ..

Front Side lights, PIAA (as listed in this thread) : Search Results : Fasteronline

Boot light : 501 LED Extreme Power 1.5W 360 degree

Interior Map light (Same as boot light, they do courtesy dim, and light in the cabin is massivly increased) : 501 LED Extreme Power 1.5W 360 degree

Door lights (cosmetic !) : 501 6 LEDBulbs

Fitting ? - Easy.

Boot light is a simple 'pop-clip' cover, released on the right hand side, folds back onto itself. Pull the current light down and out, and push in the new led - if the led does not light, remove and turn around. Pop back the clip cover.

Interior map light/s. Using a flat blade screwdriver at the front of the light, (earest the windscreen). Insert the covered screwdriver blade (to stop any potential damage to the clear plastic) and gently pop open (There are 4 retaining clips two at the front two at the rear). Pull the bulb down and out, push in the LED - if it does not light, remove and turn around. Put the clear cover back on by poping back into the clips.

Door lights. Using a flat blade screwdriver at the top of the cover. Insert the covered screwdriver blade (to stop any potential damage to the plastic) and prise down. Pull the light directly out, push in the LED - if it does not light, remove and turn around. Push the cover straight back on.
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Old 8th March 2010, 01:30 PM   #56 (permalink)
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I'm sure Dave at Thule Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, Cycle Carrier, Snow Chains, Roof Rack, Bike Carrier, Thule Roof Box : Fasteronline can get any of the bulbs if he doesn't already have them in stock.

He's an R35 owner and forum vendor, use him.

I did a write up of his "premium lighting kit" that replaces the indicators, sidelights and main beam bulbs here: Faster Online Premium Lighting kit
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Old 8th March 2010, 07:22 PM   #57 (permalink)
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Great write up Rightkerfuffle - thanks...next on the shopping list
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I'm sure Dave at Thule Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, Cycle Carrier, Snow Chains, Roof Rack, Bike Carrier, Thule Roof Box : Fasteronline can get any of the bulbs if he doesn't already have them in stock.

He's an R35 owner and forum vendor, use him.

I did a write up of his "premium lighting kit" that replaces the indicators, sidelights and main beam bulbs here: Faster Online Premium Lighting kit
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have you thought about a group buy package that includes all the upgraded bulbs in a pack?

I'd be interested if you do?

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Old 20th March 2010, 12:29 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Dave,

have you thought about a group buy package that includes all the upgraded bulbs in a pack?

I'd be interested if you do?

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Hi Steve,

Sorry about not replying sooner, been on holiday with no internet access

I would be happy to do a group buy on a Piaa package I can also supply less expensive led's for all the other applications mentioned

The Piaa ones are the only ones I have found to be effective in the headlamp

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Old 20th March 2010, 12:43 PM   #60 (permalink)
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I would be happy to do a group buy on a Piaa package I can also supply less expensive led's for all the other applications mentioned
Sounds good Dave! Count me in! I'm getting confused by all the options in the thread, so if you can make it easier for me to spend my cash that'll be great!
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