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trdguy1981
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Oct 5, 1:47pm - #292259 
LED or Neon undercar kit?

Hey I am getting ready to purchase a LED or Neon kit. Which do you perfer to be better? Also would you say the same for inside kit as well?. THanks TRDGUY1981 confused

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Oct 5, 2:20pm - #292260 
i say led. there's more computer control, thus giving you cooler effects and modes of operation. the neons are also vulnerable to breaking from bad driving (although with new technology, it's less likely).


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Oct 5, 3:14pm - #292261 
LED's without a doubt. Neon requires a power invertor that can actually be dangerous. It converts 12 volts DC to several thousand volts AC. Trust me...I grabbed the loose end of one of the wires, you'll think you were shot. Anyhow, LED's don't draw any where near the ammount of power as neon, so you could leave them on for a long time, plus the compurer control..and many other advantages.

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Oct 5, 3:33pm - #292262 
i would def. buy LED if you want to look to see how bright they are check my profile i have LED underbodies and also check up the install guide i wrote up in the installs section thumbsup


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Oct 5, 3:42pm - #292263 
LED

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Oct 5, 6:01pm - #292264 
led thumbsup

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Oct 5, 6:04pm - #292265 
LED but neons are good for interior.

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Oct 5, 6:19pm - #292266 
Originally Posted by Brian63
LED but neons are good for interior.

exactly thumbsup


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Oct 5, 6:27pm - #292267 
where can i get red LED's from and how much would they run me for underbody...and maybe a couple for underneath the dash and by the pedals? thanks.


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Oct 5, 6:55pm - #292268 
eBay


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Oct 5, 7:03pm - #292269 
i got mine from pepboys for about 100 bucks but they are now 150. same for regular neons, 20 bucks at pepboys thumbsup


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Oct 5, 11:29pm - #292270 
u can get LEDs from Pep Boys?!

I wanna get a set that I could change colors from the inside.


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Oct 5, 11:52pm - #292271 
Originally Posted by Psquared
LED's without a doubt. Neon requires a power invertor that can actually be dangerous. It converts 12 volts DC to several thousand volts AC. Trust me...I grabbed the loose end of one of the wires, you'll think you were shot. Anyhow, LED's don't draw any where near the ammount of power as neon, so you could leave them on for a long time, plus the compurer control..and many other advantages.


Voltage doesn't matter. Its the current (amps) that shock you. I = V/R (Current = Voltage/Resistance). You could have 10,000 volts at 0.5 amps and you'd be fine.

LEDS are brighter, from what i've heard. thumbsup Good for underbody kits, however I don't know how durable they are. Careful on speed bumps.


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Oct 6, 12:16am - #292272 
I've had a VARAD L.E.D kit on my car for several months now and it's great thumbsup install was straightforward and they are extremely bright. i had them on at a car show this summer for almost 12 hours and barely a drain on the battery.

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Oct 6, 5:08am - #292273 
yeah pep boys where I live has a sale on them they run about 130 for optix by street glow but they are on sale for 100. Do you have any idea who has a better brand street glow or other manufatures? Thanks.

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Oct 6, 5:35am - #292274 
Check out Varad for sure thumbsup

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Oct 6, 7:09am - #292275 
Originally Posted by Stephen
Check out Varad for sure thumbsup


my thoughts exactly... a Varad LED undercar kit is quality - thumbsup

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