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I have yet to see an led (that replaces any of the corner lights) come even close to the brightness of an incandescent. Stick with the standard bulbs.
 

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I concur. The problem is that the standard housing get the light from all sides of the incandescent bulb to illuminate that section of the tail light. When you install an LED bulb, the light only comes straight out the back and illuminates a small circle in the tail light, instead of the the entire square.

Stick with normal bulbs. You're going to have some trouble getting them bright enough to be safe with your tails that dark.
 

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LED bulbs are not as bright as regular bulbs...You see some cars running them now for tailights, but there are usually a bunch of them grouped together...like in the g35 coupe, merc sl's.
 
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