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Old 09-13-2021, 05:27 AM
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Can you guys recommend any particular brand for replacing the various 1156 and 1157 bulbs in my GTO with LED bulbs?

What is the solution for "hyper-flashing" of the turn signals when using LED?

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Old 09-13-2021, 12:12 PM
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Well, in leu of any advice I made the plunge and purchased all the necessary LED bulbs for the entire rear, and the front turn signals from "SuperBright LEDS" including two of the proper LED flasher units. About $100 for 4 red stop lights, 2 white backup lights, 2 red marker lights, 2 amber front signals and the 2 flashers. Should reduce the current to the rear of the car by about 80%

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I used the Phillips LED bulbs from Rock Auto. I also used an electronic flasher also.

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Basically I only went with SuperBright because their website had a very nice setup for looking up your car and it lists every single bulb in the car by location with corresponding part number for the proper LED bulb ... just click on the bulbs to order.

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I used Superbright but eventually went with "BRISHINE 1157 Briliant Red" on recommendation from "Formulajones" (on this forum) to get the turn signal/brake light intensity I was looking for. Got them from Amazon.

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I'd recommend looking for comparison videos on YouTube before buying anything. There are a number of comparison vids for common LED conversions, such as the 1156 & 1157 bulb size. Not all are created equal. A big issue with LED bulbs that many might not consider is the difference in light output between the low and high setting with regard to blinkers and taillights. Some of the LEDs demonstrate very little difference between low & high light output settings, so it's less obvious to others when you are on the brakes or signaling. I'm not knocking LEDs at all, just do your homework first.

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Yep I heard that is possibly an issue. I'll be able to leave a review when I try these out. I'm hoping that the GTO with it's dual brake light bulbs on each side won't be an issue.

I'll take a look at the Brishine, luckily it doesn't cost a fortune to try a few out.

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Thats kind of why I went with a company who has a good reputation in lighting, Phillips, and on Rock Auto, it tells you what bulb you need for each location. They also have good prices and are reliable to deal with. I am happy with them Auto Zone and the other auto parts stores carry LED bulbs now as the major lighting companies, Phillips and others, start introducing them. I tried out a couple bulbs first before I went all in.

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Just checked out Rock Auto ... had no idea they had such a nice selection of LED bulbs. Better prices too, if anything doesn't work out I'll definitely go that route.

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I tried a couple of bulbs first, to see if I liked them. Before I bought the whole set.

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