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I just finished my LED conversion over the weekend, here is what I used:

Turn Signal Relay:
I got a universal led flasher relay from cycle gear for $20 and it worked great!


Front signals:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/160861242390

I searched for "BAU15S" when I found these, as that is what the bulb base is called, I read online that BAU15S and 1156 are not the same but yet these are advertised as the same so I am not sure what to believe haha..

I would say they are about 80% as bright as stock, I bought these more to test the fitting that anything else, you will HAVE to remove the right side fairing to install it as the coolant tank sits over the bulb housing.


Front Markers Inside The Headlights
These are just your typical 194 bulbs, nothing special. I would personally go with either a 360* bulb or a forward bulb depending on the look you want. A 360* bulb will light up the housing like the standard bulb, but a forward bulb will just project the light forward and it wont reflect off the housings..

Rear Turn Signals
The rear turn signals are the same bulb as the front turn signals, so the one listed above should work, I did not try it though as I trashed my factory turn signals already when I installed my FE kit.. So I am running aftermarket stalk style turn signals..

Rear Brake Light

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330701379931

I searched for a 1157 bulb, I would say these are WAY brighter than stock at least at night, in the day if the sun hits the tail light just right I would says it is about 75% of what the stock bulb was.

They are expensive and only come in a two pack you but can sell the extra one on here to another member. I have a friend who also bought a 300 so we just split the cost of it.

I bought this one because it was the one with the most LEDS I could find, the only possible brighter one on eBay at the time would of been the CREE LED.. IF anyone knows about CREE LEDS they run HOT, and can burn out if the are in a location that stays on, such as a running light.

RESULTS
You WILL need an LED relay to get conversion to work if you use them in ANY turn signal location. If you do not, the lights will not flash at all.

Something else, if you do a 4 way LED signal conversion, as in LEDS in all the 4 turn signal locations, the indicator on the dash will no longer flash, it just lights up solid. I do not know why. The signals operate correctly but the indicator light on the dash does not flash at all.
 

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cfrp, if I had a video you would of posted it by now haha :)

No I dont have one, I have never really messed around with videos much. Anyone know if I can upload directly from my android to youtube??
 

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Thanks so much cbzdel!
Awesome info :)

So the front lights you are talking about in the headlights are the day time running lights in the top corner? Did u just plug these straight in as they are on all the time and wouldnt need a relay?

Cheers :)
 

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For those 1157 you got. How is the difference between ON and FULL POWER. They are dual filament (like brake light bulbs should be)

I tried some 1157 bulbs before it for some reason I could only get it to work as a single filament bulb.
 

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The 1157 is awesome.. The duel filament works perfectly, it goes from about 50% power to 100% power so its a huge noticeable difference.
Thanks cbzdel :)

Have you got a link to where you purchased these 194 bulbs you speak of please?

Cheers
 

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Could you please post pics when you get a chance?
Really wanna see how all these turned out.
Where did you wire the relay?
 

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Found the relay under the right side cowling all good :)
I got the same led tail lights as cbzdel and he's right there awesome!
Haven't checked them in the day yet though
 

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Sorry to dig up an old thread mate but do you have any photo's of the brake light? or video even? I'm in the same boat as Rekognize.

This thread has been great so far, cheers
 

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Looking to buy the 1157 bulb but before I do and open up the cover, is the bulb color clear or red?
The stock bulb is clear, however if you're buying LED, you're better off buying red.

White LEDs usually have a higher colour temperature (they're more blue). Through the red lens the light might appear pink.
 
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