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I purchased a couple of these lights (LPC-W5) and thought they would simply solder into the old leads and work ..doesn't appear to be the case. I hooked up the old bulb units again and they come right on. I guess I just don't understand the power requirements for an LED array and how they are affected by vintage electrical systems. Suggestions of what to get/modify for them to work?


(btw, they stand out a little taller and are trapezoidal instead of oval ..but otherwise nearly the same size as oem license plate lights)

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Hi, thanks for the info, do you think the LED assembly would fit in the old housing? this way you could keep the original look.


doubt it. These stick out about 1/4 to 1/2" more than the original housings and the LED assembly fills up the entire thing.

shots of them at night over in my project blog: http://www.bmw2002faq.com/component/option,com_forum/Itemid,50/page,viewtopic/t,350921/

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