Cobra rear lights LED conversion

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Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by simonjrwinter » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:15 pm

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by simonjrwinter » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:25 pm

Thought I’d share some pictures of the rear light LED conversion I carried out the other day. Pretty straight forward, followed the comprehensive instructions that came with the LED boards and they were done within a half hour. I used a dremel with a small disc cutter to cut the original backplate in half to enable removal without bending up the small tabs. The small tabs were then tightened down onto the light itself and the board slid in and tightened down....job done!

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by Frank289 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:48 pm

Very nice, may i ask where u bought the led inside lamps?

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by simonjrwinter » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:52 pm

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by peterc » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:29 pm

I can confirm that the LED conversion is so much brighter than the tungsten bulb even when fitted with a highly polished reflector. It has got to be an important safety factor on today’s crowded roads.
You will need to ensure that your earthing is good at the rear of the car as the LED’s use so little power that any high resistance in the earthing can cause issues.
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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by Jerryedmans » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:53 am

Fitted some myself a few weeks ago. Much better and avoids the need for DB10 relay. The kit comes with a sounding relay which is quite hand when top down to remind you to cancel indicator. Cheers. J

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by 289 Baz » Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:44 pm

These lights were originally commissioned and specified by Paul Blore, he helped Spiyda develop them a couple of years ago.

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Re: Cobra rear lights LED conversion

Post by agnoraan » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:28 pm

I was under the impression that Spiyda were already producing LED tail lights/indicators and had been for some time. I was told that they did the R&D and manufactured these and added them to their portfolio.

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