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post #1 of 56 Old 06-30-2010, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
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Bad A** Military LED tail Lights

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M35A2 M35A3 M998 LED TAILLIGHTS MILITARY US 24 VOLTS DC: eBay Motors (item 110552862090 end time Jul-08-10 15:31:46 PDT)

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post #2 of 56 Old 06-30-2010, 10:58 PM
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How do you plan on getting the 24V to them?

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They may be cool but did you notice they are 24 volt not 12 volt like you jeep.

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haha no i didnt, i actually think ill be getting lite dots but i thought they looked cool and indestructible...and if you wanted then badly enough a converter could be made or bought.heck there are AC/DC converters all over
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trust me they arent indestructable...

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post #6 of 56 Old 06-30-2010, 11:33 PM
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wouldn't they work with 12 volts? if no' why not. i already have the led mod but just interested in why leds would need 24 volts.
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post #7 of 56 Old 06-30-2010, 11:48 PM
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Leds aren't like light bulbs... when they turn on, the have no internal resistance so there is resistor in line that limits the current going through it. The same LED will work with 1V or 1000V just depending on the value of the resistor.

If you wanted to do the work, you could always change the resistors and make them work for 12V. Assuming that you can take them apart and get to the resistors and unsolder them then solder new ones in. Resistors are cheap.

I'm sure they'd light up on 12V but prolly not bright enough to use as brake lights in the daytime.

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post #8 of 56 Old 07-01-2010, 06:52 AM
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If I'm not mistaken, those are Kascar-style housings...and according to an article I've seen on the web, they can be had in 12- or 24-volt configurations, and also with either LED or conventional bulbs.

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we tried hooking up 24v Trucklite LED headlights to 12v and they didnt work... so if anyone figures out how to change the resistors please do a write up and take pics and list what resistors u used...
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This came up a few weeks ago... http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/mr...ights-1034671/

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Yep, here you go...

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Military Tail Light Conversion for pre-2003. The evap canister will need to be relocated for 2003+

MRAP surface mount version Rear Stop/Tail/Turn LED Composite Lamp with Blackout Function available in several colors. I have seen them around $100-$110
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I would just order some from truck lite that come in 12 volt. Looking at the price on ebay, just pay what truck lite wants and you don't have to figure out how to make them work. and you will save a few bucks.

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trust me they arent indestructable...
tell me about it. my humvee is sitting outside the tent now with a broken one. my ground guide wasn't paying attention and backed me into a water buffalo...

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post #15 of 56 Old 07-01-2010, 04:24 PM
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Are you going to run the black outs? I don't know why you would, but it would be a nice touch. Telling you from experience, the first things to go on those lights......the ground. For reason from standard bulb to LED, they always failed at the ground. Replaced a lot of those in Iraq. I have some 24V 7" Headlamps my shop foreman let me swipe before I got on the bird back in Al Kut. Still don't know how I'm going to wire those up. I'm not changing my system to 24V. But I can't let these go to waste. Just too nice.

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