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Old 07-15-2016, 09:20 AM   #1
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Default Cervini LED tail light conversion very disapointing

I picked up a nice 07 gt500 a year and a half ago with only 6,000 miles. I am enjoying this car very much with the exception of the Cervini LED tail light conversion installed by the pervious owner.
They are so dim as taillights that you have to look closely in the daylight to see if they are on. They are better in turn or four way mode, but no where near as bright as the commercial LED lights I use at work.
A You Tube search brought up a another Shelby owner who was disappointed with his Cervini conversion as well for the same reason.
I sent an e mail to Cervini asking for suggestions, I received a polite reply that there are no replacement parts, and that as the second owner I was on my own. Not unusual these days I guess.
To my question. Have any of you done this conversion and feel the tail lights are not bright enough?
Not sure if Cervini uses a resister to reduce the voltage for the tail function or if they are just poor quality LED's with low lumens.
I may look into putting some better LED's in the housings or just replacing the whole works with something else.


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I can tell you the LED's on our cars are a PITA, They they illuminated even when the car is off due to the constant power to the rear harness, They need a resister to block the power when the car is off, the perv owner probably has too big a resister installed??
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Are the LED's you have regular bulb base style units that plug into stock type sockets? If so, try Syvania Silverstar LED replacements. I've used them and they're fairly bright / easily seen.
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