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Old 11/17/2019, 11:43 AM   #1
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LED taillight upgrade.

Thought Iíd share a simple upgrade to LEDs.
Makes a big difference as you can see from the left taillight (LED) vs the right taillight (bulbs).

Seems to have also solved my lighting issue as well with my internal lights and side lights flickering on and off when I have my foot on the brake.




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Old 11/17/2019, 12:57 PM   #2
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Had them in my GNS possible GT/CS. Makes a huge difference in the power draw through the blinker switch that are prone to failure when they power 8 old style bulbs. Way less power draw and preserving that fun to R&R blinker switch. Just put them in a 69 Cougar with sequential tail lights. Not to mention the safety factor of bright lights!!

By the way West Coast Classic Cougars is a great source for a conversion in a GT/CS. WCCC really knows their stuff on Cougars and Mustangs. Great placed to shop and get real customer service, not provided by the big parts outlets.

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Old 11/17/2019, 03:12 PM   #3
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Had them in my GNS possible GT/CS.
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Old 11/17/2019, 05:56 PM   #4
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Had them in my GNS possible GT/CS. Makes a huge difference in the power draw through the blinker switch that are prone to failure when they power 8 old style bulbs. Way less power draw and preserving that fun to R&R blinker switch. Just put them in a 69 Cougar with sequential tail lights. Not to mention the safety factor of bright lights!!

By the way West Coast Classic Cougars is a great source for a conversion in a GT/CS. WCCC really knows their stuff on Cougars and Mustangs. Great placed to shop and get real customer service, not provided by the big parts outlets.

Rob


Thanks! Iíll definitely look into West Coast Classic Cougars


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Old 11/17/2019, 08:00 PM   #5
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That is a big difference...Ö.wow.

Did you just change the bulbs? If so can I ask whose you used?


Does anyone know if there is a kit to make them sequential LED's?
I'd imagine you have to change the flasher for that as well.
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Old 11/17/2019, 08:37 PM   #6
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LED taillight upgrade.

Yeah itís a big difference for sure.


https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...15d-bulb/2625/

I bought them in red on advice from another thread. I didnít buy a resistor or electronic flasher or anything and it works nicely.

I think CJ Pony does a sequential kit but youíll need the flasher etc to make it work.

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Old 11/17/2019, 08:52 PM   #7
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Below is a kit from CJ Pony Parts. I do not know how it works. My guess is you could go to West Coast Classic Cougars and get the proper rear wiring harnesses to convert you car. They know their stuff.

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https://www.cjponyparts.com/sequenti...oducts%20Broad
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