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    Hello. I have been searching but I just need to someone to confirm.

    Do I need canbus friendly LED exterior lights for my preface 53 signum?

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    i put some 501 LEDs in my reg plate lights and they do strobe and to be honest its that un noticable well in mine anyway that it doesnt bother me at all they were canbus ones like

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    All vectras / signums work on a canbus system so you will need to try and source ones that do not strobe. The strobing is actually the canbus system addressing the bulbs to see if they have blown or are not as expected. I would not suggest these unless you want to get pulled over , especially this time of year.

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    y you going to get pulled over for having LEDs ? its the same risk as having HIDs they only strobe when turned of so if your driving they will be on and the strobing stops after a couple of seconds

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    Cool, cheers.

    Probably just go with some brighter normal bulbs, Phillips or Osram.

    I have put Osram nightbreakers in my dipped, dead cheap on ebay and as bright as I need them to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by antowens View Post
    y you going to get pulled over for having LEDs ? its the same risk as having HIDs they only strobe when turned of so if your driving they will be on and the strobing stops after a couple of seconds
    HIDs shouldnt strobe unless you dont have cancellors or you havent activated Xenons , you will get strobing if LEDs are put in the side lights or reverse lights as many other will testify too.
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    in your headlights they will stobe as all LEDs strobe so be better off with brighter bulbs or get HIDs now kmans post makes sense have LEDs in the front look like a police car when there strobing

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    One last STUUUPID question that I do know the answer too but I can use interior LEDS fine as they don't get checked?

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