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Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang

Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
Plasma LED - RED - Two Pack Replacement 1157 Bulbs - New ~ 1967 -1973 Mercury Cougar / 1967 - 1973 Ford Mustang - 10043
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    As seen on Gearz with Stacey David - After searching far and wide, to and fro, here and there...we finally found the best LED replacement bulb for any car that uses 1157 taillight bulbs. These new "Plasma" LED bulbs are significantly brighter and more efficient than your standard bulbs, and shine a true red, for a rich color. This is a 2-pack of bulbs to replace the taillights in a wide range of vehicles. We also sell them in 6-packs for Cougar, Shelby, and Thunderbird, as well as 20 packs for those with a larger fleet.

    We're also told that these will work as replacements for 2057, 2357, 2397, and 7528 bulbs, but haven't tested ourselves to verify. Let us know if you find out!

    1967-68 Cougar owners: you're lucky; these will work in your car with no modifications. As you seen in the video, they work fine right out of the package whether you have the new and improved solid state sequential unit or the original mechanical unit.

    1969-73 Cougar owners: you will need additional equipment in order for these bulbs to function correctly with the sequential turn signals. See the chart at the bottom of this page for which components you'll need to have a fully functioning LED light system.

    Applications: Stop lamps / Rear turn signals / Parking lights

    Specifics and Benefits:

    • 8W Dual / Double Contact Point Plasma & CREE LED Auto Tail Brake Light Bulb
    • Better efficiency than stock bulbs, headlights do not dim when applying brakes
    • Direct Plug-In Replacement; No socket alterations required
    • Brightness: 90 lumens (low), 200 lumens (high)
    • Current draw: 80ma (low), 300ma (high)
    • Life expectancy: up to 30,000 Hours
    • Completely fills the taillight reflector, illuminates red, not warm white like incandescent

    Overall Dimensions:

    • 2" (Length - Tip to Socket Bottom) X 0.75" (Diameter)
    • 1 3/8" extends out of the socket

    Additional Information:

    We should let you know that there is another bulb on the market coming from China and marketed on ebay that looks virtually identical to our bulb. We have tested the competitions' bulb and find that it looks and fits just like ours but the brake light function is noticeably dimmer. There has been some discussion on whether or not one might encounter some attention from law enforcement due to the shockingly bright brake light function of these bulbs. Based on our experience, our conclusion thus far has been that this should not be a concern. Here are some excerpts from NHTSA documents: DOT HS 811 127 and DOT HS 811 329.

    "Data suggests that failure to respond (or delay in responding) to a stopped or decelerating lead vehicle is generally a result of distraction, and in particular, improper allocation of visual attention. Thus, VTTI’s approach to the rear-end crash problem has argued that a successful rear signaling system would work to redirect driver visual attention to the forward roadway (for cases involving distracted drivers),"

    "Rated discomfort glare is closely related to rated attention-getting. It appears that it is necessary to accept somewhat greater rated discomfort glare to achieve greater attention getting. Here again, the result is the same as for earlier tests with incandescent lamps, which showed a near-identical ordering for discomfort glare and attention-getting for various enhanced rear lighting systems. "


    Once your eyes un-cross from reading that last part, check out our video below, comparing these new bulbs to the older LED tower bulbs, and the stock 1157 incandescent bulbs:


    Cougar compatibility chart: Since Cougars have the added fun of sequential turn signals, some cars will need additional components to make the turn signal system work properly with LED taillights. Click the image below to view the full-size version.


    Product Reviews
    Total Customer Reviews: 27
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    Reviewed On:
    6/15/2017 
    Author:
    Anthony 
    Location:
    South Jersey 

    Awesome for single bulb applications! 63 Falcon

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    The old 1157 taillight bulbs in my '63 Falcon were barely visible in daylight. In bright sun, folks behind me couldn't see my turn signals or brake lights. I needed something better. I was hesitant about LEDs due to the low current draw causing flasher issues and the generally poor fit & quality of the first generation bulbs. I read some great reviews on these bulbs so I decided to give them a try. These bulbs are AWESOME! Perfect fit, no flasher issues and BRIGHT! Turn Signals now have a distinct on/off that really catches the eye and the brightness of the turn signals and brake lights can be easily seen in even the brightest sunlight! I will be absolutely be purchasing another set for my 63 Mercury Comet.

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    4/29/2017 
    Author:
    John 
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    I am using these in a 51 Ford custom

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    I used 2 per side in my 51 Ford custom

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    GREAT LED lights!!!



    They look great...very bright and I am super pleased, I had one that the center led went out,

    I called them up and they are sending me a replacement.

    Good people to do business with.


    Pros:
    • Brightest I'v seen
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    • good price for this kind of led
    Reviewed On:
    3/28/2017 
    Author:
    Jeffery 
    Location:
    Georgia 

    Red Plasma LED Bulbs

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    I bought these for the taillights of my 1968 Galaxie 500 fastback after trying several "regular" LED bulbs, and I'm so glad I did! With other bulbs and flashers I had no turn signals at all. Using the plasma bulbs with an electronic flasher, they work and fit perfectly. And they are much brighter than other other LED bulbs I've tried. I plan to order the yellow plasma bulbs soon for the front turn signals. Thanks for a great product!

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    12/14/2016 
    Author:
    Joshua 
    Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada 

    Almost 5 solid stars...

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    The product is fantastic no doubt, very bright and very true to the color of red with a minor caveat. My only gripe albeit very minor, is that I thought that there would've been more of a difference in light output between the parking light and when the brake is pressed. If the parking light leds weren't as bright, the end result would be far more dramatic but none the less, these leds are the bomb and perform superbly. In fact I'm so impressed with them that I had ordered 4 turn signals and reverse bulbs after experiencing these ones. Buy them, you'll be happy and your ride will like sharp...

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    12/7/2016 
    Author:
    Jehoshaphat 
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    Can't go wrong with these

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    These are amazing how bright they are I ordered the cheap knockoffs on eBay and like the video states there's hardly no difference between brake lights and running lights there is definitely a difference with these.

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