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I have 6k hids in my lows and was wondering which LED bulbs for my 3157 DRLs work well and dont burn out as fast as a lot of them do. I have heard that people have bought them and they have burnt out in just a couple months. I don't want to spend a lot of money pair after pair. Anyone have any referrals?
 

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search 63 led bulbs on ebay. i got them for my reverse bulbs. they are very bright. think they r about $25 for the pair.
 

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yea but the drl will blow reg leds. i had a few pairs in my 03 and my 08 and i gave up.
 

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I have 6k hids in my lows and was wondering which LED bulbs for my 3157 DRLs work well and dont burn out as fast as a lot of them do. I have heard that people have bought them and they have burnt out in just a couple months. I don't want to spend a lot of money pair after pair. Anyone have any referrals?
search the TAHOE forum. One guy did that but wired in a diode. The spike in voltage kills the LEDS. For some reason the DRL have this issue with voltage spikes.

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Two manufactures on ebay (last time i checked) make a Led with a built in regulator for GM DRLs i had the cheaper pair and after about 3 months the top leds went out. They had a one year warranty but i never sent them in. V-Leds also sells a SMT version but they were more expensive and i never tried them.
 

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what are smt bulbs?

I have seen the LEDs meant for GM DRLs for $50 but that just looks like a scam..do you think they will work? For the backup ones I might go for the ones 20inch8lug has
 

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what are smt bulbs?

I have seen the LEDs meant for GM DRLs for $50 but that just looks like a scam..do you think they will work? For the backup ones I might go for the ones 20inch8lug has
I don't think $50 sounds like a scam. They're built to handle the voltage spike of the DRL, which is what kills all the others. I've dealt with V-Leds a bunch and their product has yet to let me down once. FWIW.
 

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he has a reg .com store too, not just ebay.
 

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I have some cheap ones from hid-lights.com. I think I paid $9.99 for the pair four or so years ago. I bought some for the DRL's on my 2001 Suburban, Moms 2002 Tahoe, Friends 2004 Suburban and 2002 Escalade and my Uncles 2003 Silverado. All still work without any issues.

http://www.hid-lights.com/cat/LED-3157.htm
 

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I have some cheap ones from hid-lights.com. I think I paid $9.99 for the pair four or so years ago. I bought some for the DRL's on my 2001 Suburban, Moms 2002 Tahoe, Friends 2004 Suburban and 2002 Escalade and my Uncles 2003 Silverado. All still work without any issues.

http://www.hid-lights.com/cat/LED-3157.htm
Are they brighter and do you remember which one you bought?

I'd like an exact link for ones that will work without burning out that will help a bunch.
 

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search the TAHOE forum. One guy did that but wired in a diode. The spike in voltage kills the LEDS. For some reason the DRL have this issue with voltage spikes.

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any bulb you buy is gonna go out unless you get the special ones to handle the drl voltage spike unless you use a diode.
 

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some people who have already replied said they have had them for years and nothing has happened...I know there is a voltage spike but maybe some leds can handle it
 

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LED brakelights and reverse lights should help with smoked tails since they are brighter right?
 
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