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    What type of bulb fits into the indicators of a facelift C and is possible to fit LED style replacements?

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    If you fit led replacements be prepared for them to flash dimly when the car is off and for you to have loads of bulb failure warnings.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    funny that , i found that out the other night when i fitted them in to my number plate light holders.

    but why does it do that ?

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    Its due to the pulsing from the canbus bulb failure checking system iirc.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    damn, i like the white light look, not the yellowish one

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    Are they 501's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by G4GAV View Post
    damn, i like the white light look, not the yellowish one
    not sure if you can get ones with a resistor in to stop that or not. Maybe have a look for them?

    Quote Originally Posted by rmg1 View Post
    Are they 501's?
    No thats the side lights. which if you fit the wrong led's in those your car will use the indicators on a dim setting in their place.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by G4GAV View Post
    funny that , i found that out the other night when i fitted them in to my number plate light holders.

    but why does it do that ?
    I have leds in my number plate light, they dont flash

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    So what goes into the indicator then? I want to get some before I remove the light unit as it dosen't tell you in the handbook.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingers66 View Post
    I have leds in my number plate light, they dont flash
    only one side flashes on mine, i took them out just in case i came out the following morning to a flat battery

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