Re: [DML] LEDs for Delorean
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Re: [DML] LEDs for Delorean



Mine (the engine bay LEDs, yes two of them) still work for over two years now. Not bulbs but festoon with 6 LEDs on each of them.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Elvis Nocita" <elvisnocita@...> wrote:
>
> Been there...new alternator needs the bulb to work or it won't charge.
> (test drive without binacle) Listen to John Hervey !
> 
> I still don't get it why one needs a LED to replace a bulb that 
> is on for approximatelly 3 seconds a day ?
> 
> Why would somebody want to go thru this trouble ? 
> 
> Same with the low fuel signal. 
> 
> And don't forget - many LEDs still are not as reliable as regular bulbs.
> I know the datasheet says something different, but some drive them out of 
> spec. My second engine compartment LED is about to fail :-(
> 
> 
> 
> good replacement for the door bulbs - they keep the nice "star" pattern:
> 
> http://www.highlight-led.de/Kfz-Lampen_12V/Stecksockellampen_12V/Fassung_T10/Gelb/1_Paar_LED_Standlichtbirne_GELB_T10_1xSF__4x3mm_i371_754.htm
> 
> http://www.highlight-led.de/Kfz-Lampen_12V/Stecksockellampen_12V/Fassung_T10/Rot/1_Paar_LED_Standlichtbirne_ROT_T10_1xSF__4x3mm_i373_752.htm
> 
> this is how it looks at night (they're a bit darker than bulbs)
> http://www.deloreans.de/download/file.php?id=211
> 
> Elvis & 6548
> 
> 
> 
> > An after thought to those people I sent the LED list.  There are two
> > things 
> > not mentioned in the email.
> > 
> > 1.0  My car has a DMC-1 gas gauge corrector.  It takes its power supply
> > from 
> > the warning light on the dash.  Apparently the requirement is about the 
> > amount of current that LED draws, as the Warning LED is always on, whether
> > or not you're about to be walking.  Three solutions:
> > 
> >     1.1  Leave the incandescent in there.  It will always be on a very 
> > slight amount (not visible) and light up on a low tank.
> > 
> >     1.2  Figure out how to power the gauge  corrector differently
> > 
> >     1.3  Live with the Warning light on all of the time.
> > 
> [moderator snip]
>




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