Anyone try to make brighter tail lights? LED bulbs did nothing for me. What cha got?

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    Mine were kinda dim. I bought some LED bulbs and it was a tad and i mean Tad brighter
    but all in all a waste of money. Any kind of remedy for brighter tail lights??
     
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    I'd measure voltage to ground and then voltage back to the battery ground. I'll guess you have resistant connections and/or sketchy grounds so not 12V to the lights.
     
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    You can also And a number of us has done this .Is to paint the inside "chrome silver" while rebuilding them. Some use LEDs and or go to a brighter bulb.
     
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    What color led bulbs did you use?
    For best results, the LED color should be the same as the lens color.
    LED-Bulb-Color-Tooltip.jpg
     
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    For best results, the LED color should be the same as the lens color.

    This is correct.
     
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    I put united pacific LED tail lights in my car with sequential turn modules and I have had a couple of people tell me they are stupid bright.
     

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