New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by 69XRRR7 » 28 Nov 2015, 19:05

Update:
What a moron I am. The brake light switch had come off and was not connected.
So almost everything works now. Had everything back in, all LED lights, LED sequencer, LED flashers (2). Everything worked except emergency flashers. Had to take out the yellow plasma LEDs out of the front turn signals and put the incandescence back in and the regular flasher can in the emergency flasher spot to get everything to work. I can live with that and am glad to have everything working great and BRIGHT!!!
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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by Blitz » 23 Jun 2016, 18:53

New video featuring Richard (a.k.a. Mistress) on what's needed to convert your '69-'73 Cougar to the Plasma LED bulbs. Hopefully this clears some things up for some of you!

https://youtu.be/8Yuak3g-TcA

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-1992 Volvo 240 wagon: classy hauling machine

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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by 1967 S Code » 23 Jun 2016, 20:43

Blitz wrote:New video featuring Richard (a.k.a. Mistress) on what's needed to convert your '69-'73 Cougar to the Plasma LED bulbs. Hopefully this clears some things up for some of you!

https://youtu.be/8Yuak3g-TcA

Great work and video guys. It seems that a lot of engineering went into figuring the LED system for each year Cougar.
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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by Jailsey » 10 Oct 2018, 17:48

This was very informative. I just ordered 10 bulbs and what was said I needed to make it work. Now what about the head lights high and low beam upgrade? Do you have something for this? The only thing I have run across so far is the Xtravision H5006 Low beam and the H5001 high beam. What do you know and suggest?
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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by Don Rush » 10 Oct 2018, 17:50

Jailsey wrote:
10 Oct 2018, 17:48
This was very informative. I just ordered 10 bulbs and what was said I needed to make it work. Now what about the head lights high and low beam upgrade? Do you have something for this? The only thing I have run across so far is the Xtravision H5006 Low beam and the H5001 high beam. What do you know and suggest?
Jeff Cumming with a 1973 Cougar
Had a 1971 Cougar XR7 in High School
So far we have yet to locate a 4 headlight system in LED that we like enough to promote. They will appear in time I think. These bulbs have earned us the most positive reviews of any product we have ever listed, check the reviews out here,

https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/p ... attribs=76

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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by Blitz » 10 Oct 2018, 18:10

Jailsey wrote:
10 Oct 2018, 17:48
This was very informative. I just ordered 10 bulbs and what was said I needed to make it work. Now what about the head lights high and low beam upgrade? Do you have something for this? The only thing I have run across so far is the Xtravision H5006 Low beam and the H5001 high beam. What do you know and suggest?
Jeff Cumming with a 1973 Cougar
Had a 1971 Cougar XR7 in High School
We have a halogen headlight conversion kit that comes with a relay: https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/h ... ougar.html
-Andrew Chenovick
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-1968 Mercury Cougar: original family owned, Polar White, 289-2V, auto, AC / "Snowball" view project thread
-1973 Opel Manta: 1.9L, 5-speed (restored)
-1991 Mazda Miata: fun driver
-1992 Volvo 240 wagon: classy hauling machine

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halogen headlight conversion kit

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Post by Jailsey » 11 Oct 2018, 17:59

https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/h ... ougar.html
When I go to this site, The application does not say for my 1973 Cougar. Can you check it out and see if it will work or not? I already ordered the other outside Plasma replacement bulbs.

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Post by Jailsey » 11 Oct 2018, 18:02

Do you make a complete interior upgrade Plasma bulb kit, including dome light?

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Re: halogen headlight conversion kit

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Post by Blitz » 11 Oct 2018, 18:21

Jailsey wrote:
11 Oct 2018, 17:59
When I go to this site, The application does not say for my 1973 Cougar. Can you check it out and see if it will work or not? I already ordered the other outside Plasma replacement bulbs.
Oops, I posted the 67-68 version by mistake. 69-73 version is here. I think the main difference is the relay wiring. It's important to use a relay with halogen headlights in these old cars.
Jailsey wrote:
11 Oct 2018, 18:02
Do you make a complete interior upgrade Plasma bulb kit, including dome light?
We don't have a kit for that because it just depends on how many of the bulbs you want to replace. You can do trunk lights and under hood lights too. Wherever there's enough room for tall bulbs, you can use the white 1156 plasma bulbs. For the instrument cluster, we have these. And here's an LED dome light for standard 71-73 coupes. The XR-7's didn't have the dome light, they had the C-pillar "Opera" lights instead. I'm not sure if the Plasma bulbs are too tall for those, but these would probably fit. Hope that helps!
-Andrew Chenovick
Photo/Video guy for WEST COAST CLASSIC COUGAR, INC.
Side Gig: FLYING A PHOTOGRAPHY


RIDES:
-1968 Mercury Cougar: original family owned, Polar White, 289-2V, auto, AC / "Snowball" view project thread
-1973 Opel Manta: 1.9L, 5-speed (restored)
-1991 Mazda Miata: fun driver
-1992 Volvo 240 wagon: classy hauling machine

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Re: New 1157 "Plasma" LED Taillight Bulbs: Friggin' Bright!

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Post by Jailsey » 13 Oct 2018, 10:57

Do you have a halogen headlight conversion kit instillation video for wiring and relay placement for my 1973 Cougar. By the way, you are batting 1000 because I have ordered everything you have suggested. Thanks
Jeff Cumming

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