New Switchback bulb coming out: V-LEDS V3 Triton
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    New Switchback bulb coming out: V-LEDS V3 Triton

    Saw this and figured i'd share...

    For those that have done the front turn signal upgrade to switchback LEDs or are thinking of it (DIY thread: http://www.optimaforums.com/forum/66...n-signals.html ), VLEDS is coming out with a new LED called the V3 Triton. In short they're pretty bada$$. This will be the first switchback to offer lumens of equal & better for the orange turn signal. They also are available in solid colors.

    V3 Switchback Specs:


    White: 600 lumens
    Amber turn signal: 430 lumens
    Power consumption: 3 x 3W leds= 9W
    50,000 hrs expected life

    Stock 1157 bulbs comparison
    "low" amber: 38 lumens (8.3 W)
    "high/turn" amber: 402 lumens (26.8 W)

    ALSO, I currently run the 92 led switchback by Vled, estimated specs on those:
    46 leds per color, led type of ~1210= ~6-7 lumens each MAX
    >approx. 276-322 lumens per color

    Cost is $100 plus shipping. Compared to much weaker JDM joy and 92-vled switchbacks that go for $45 +shipping and $65+ shipping, respectively. You still need to use load resistors to prevent hyper flash




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    V3 Triton Multi-Application LED light System
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    I don't think it will work with our housing.

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    why not? you wouldn't use the white "fish" looking bulb holder. The V3 would screw direct into the housing, and the wires would be tapped to the headlight light harness (like the load resistor steps)

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    Ahh, ok, that would work. I was thinking about how it wouldn't work with the "fish tails."

    I should cancel my order with DiodeDynamics and pick up one of these instead. I've had the Stage 2 switchbacks ordered since 10/9/12 and they're still on back order there. I doubt the DiodeDynamic ones would be anywhere near as bright as well.

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    yea i wish i didnt have my vled ones or i'd buy them now too, lol. Check though, i'm not sure if they are available now or pre-order.

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    They're on pre-order status at both places. I'd rather wait for something on pre-order that is better than wait on pre-order for ones that are worse.

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    When they will do leds bulbs with resistor included i will buy it hehe
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    Wow these look AWESOME!!

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    Yeah they do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kronyx View Post
    When they will do leds bulbs with resistor included i will buy it hehe
    don't hold your breath on that. Load resistors create a ton of heat, and heat is an LEDs worst enemy. Look at how massive this V3 heatsink is, and that's just for the 3x 3W leds. Load resistors will always have to be in-line, off the led "bulb".

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