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HIGH OUTPUT WHITE 6 LED 921 - 921 - Reverse Back-Up - Shop Application

I have these on my fit (and with the black friday sale I will have these on my RL within the week) and I had them on a Civic...three co-workers are also running them after they saw them on my vehicles. They look almost like headlights when you are going backwards.
Are these direct plug in replacements for the OEM bulbs? (no resistors or anything needed)

Edit: i ordered a pair to try. $64 with the BF discount.
 
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you will not be dissapointed. all my lights are showing up tomorrow. Look for an install thread tomorrow night. (after 30% off, I still spent almost $700 on leds from VLEDS...complete conversion)
I ordered the 5000 version, not the 6000. Which did you get?
 

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Man they are pretty proud of those "Vleds" I'll wait to see some results
I'll try to remember and post OEM vs the new LED in a side by side comparison when I get mine in. I'll put a new one in one side and see how it compares to the OEM in the other side.

I have Philips backup and brake lamps in my 2008. Had them for years now with no issues. I'd never use no-name stuff from Amazon / ebay. Tried some back in the day before name brand manufactures started making them and they were all junk.
Several years ago I put some el cheapo Amazon LED interior lights in my RL and they've done well. I really have no complaints with them.
 

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I have Philips backup and brake lamps in my 2008. Had them for years now with no issues. I'd never use no-name stuff from Amazon / ebay. Tried some back in the day before name brand manufactures started making them and they were all junk.
Several years ago I put some el cheapo Amazon LED interior lights in my RL and they've done well. I really have no complaints with them.
 

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Got my VLEDs in today and took 5 minutes to do the install. Very nice. It was around 430pm and still too light out to get much perspective, so my comparison with one OEM bulb and one VLED bulb is underwhelming in the pic. But in real life, it's much brighter and whiter than the yellow of the OEM incandescent.

I'm considering ordering a package of bulbs for my wife's Pilot interior. She's had a map light out f-o-r-e-v-e-r and I need to fix it. This will get me off my butt. Hopefully. ;)
 
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Speed!

Did I miss the picture??
No, I never posted the pic. In the daylight, my eyes saw a difference the camera lens didn't. So I didn't think it was worth posting. The difference between the 2 didn't show very well, even though my eyes could tell a huge difference.

If I get inspired, I could put an old OEM back in one one side and try to take a night shot, illustrating the difference. But I'd have to get inspired. ;)
 

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Hard to beat for the money, eh?
Those LEDs are indeed impressive... especially for $12! But they are 6000k and I prefer 5000k personally.
 

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OK, for those of you wanting to see the difference, I tried the next best thing to an OEM vs the LED. Here's a night shot of my truck with the new 5000K VLEDs compared to my wife's 2006 Pilot with the OEM bulbs. Quite a difference imo.

I'm thinking about replacing her interior lights as well as the backup lights with VLEDs too.
 

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LOL my across the street neighbor came out and asked if I replaced the backup lights on the Ridgeline. He said I was lighting up his living room.

Now he wants them for his RV. :surprise:
Post up a night time shot so we can see what they look like!
 

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Reverse lights are hanging around 1000lm and these ad another 1800lm. Could have gone bigger, but these are already lighting up several houses, so....why?
Surely you know by now that pics of them in use are required!
 

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I think I'll try a set of those Flashwolves in the 2006 Pilot and compare to the VLEDs in the RL.

And oh yeah, I fixed that map light in the Pilot that's been out for.. years!
 

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I received the Flashwolves and installed them in the Pilot tonight. Here are some comparison shots.

VLEDs in the RL, OEMs in the Pilot:


VLEDs in the RL, Flashwolves in the Pilot:


I can see the color difference, but honestly, I don't think there's $50 difference in them. I do think the VLEDs are a higher quality construction... or maybe that's just the higher price talking. ;)

That is quite a difference!
 
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Following up on this old thread, I recently noticed one of my VLED backup lights was out after just under 4 years in service. So I ordered a cheap replacement from Amazon tonight. Those $64 VLEDs weren't really worth in IMO. The Flashwolves in the Pilot still work fine.

Here's what I ordered tonight. I temporarily put the OEM bulbs back in the reverse lights pending the arrival of the new LEDs. They're 6000k vs the VLED 5000k, so a little colder. But how can I go wrong for $13? Lol.

 
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