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    I know this might have been asked before but does anyone know of any LED bulbs that work with the Vec?
    Thinking of replacing brake and indicator bulbs (and maybe even reversing bulbs?) but know that a lot of the oners out don't work with the vec bulb checking thingy.

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    i tried LED indicators, which looked flippin brill when they 'indicated' but flickered when they were off, due to the canbus system, wired in resistors, still the same, so gave up and got a set of silvatecs.

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    You can try this led with built in resistor.

    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT

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    At that price i think i will stick to silvatec,s
    Driving vauxhall,s for 30 + years
    and still loving it

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    I just bought this set of canbus LED for my taillight.
    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....m=310332348132

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    Regardless what LEDs you get, whether built in resistors or not, canbus compliant, etc. they'll still flicker when the canbus network does the bulb checking for blown bulbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    Regardless what LEDs you get, whether built in resistors or not, canbus compliant, etc. they'll still flicker when the canbus network does the bulb checking for blown bulbs.
    Seconded. I have LED's in my sidelights and they strobe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobW View Post
    Seconded. I have LED's in my sidelights and they strobe.
    (thirded??) I have LEDS in my number plate light and strobe.

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    Yep, my number plate lights do that too but nowhere as near as noticeably as the parking lights.

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