White 18 Express in NJ

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    LED bulbs in factory fog housings. Bright, but bright chaos. a retro may be in order.

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    I’m feeling like the people around you when you’re driving will not be too happy. :)
     
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    Yikes. I wonder how much heat those LEDs generate compared to the OEM incandescent lamps.
     
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    Ive always been under the impression LEDs dont generate head the way halogen do. Meaning yes the fixture itself will become warm, but the lenses itself will never get hot.
     
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    I didn’t think so either as my Accord lights stay cool to the touch.[​IMG]
     
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    Nice car, i actually have to wrap the grill on my buddies this weekend.


    As for the LED stuff im pretty sure we are on point. Ive been to training a bunch of time for new products for work(i work for audi, aka LED kings) and they stress how much better LEDs are than standard.
     
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    Led low beams vs halogen 20180517_051558.jpg 20180609_045515.jpg
     
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    Im trying to find a set of stock lights to buy to pull apart and paint the bezel. Id like to do headlights, LEDs low beams, switchbacks and grill emblem all one shot.
     
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    Wrapped the taillights using Luxe Auto lense tint film. Ive always used VHT spray tint, and i will never ever touch a can of that stuff again. This film is so easy to work with and gives the perfect glossy finish. They do a lot of mopar stuff, so i was kind of surprised they didnt have any precut kits for the ram. So i just bought a 1 yard x 20" roll and that was enough to do the tails and the 3rd brake light.

    I went with the mid smoke level, they have 1 darker and 1 lighter. Mid smoke is darker than i anticipated but im very happy with the outcome. Im glad i did not go dark smoke as i think it would have just been solid black.

    After wrapping, i used a fresh blade to cut out the reverse and cargo light clear sections.

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    Picked up some OEM black badges from the dealer, inlayed them with some white vinyl. Dont get me wrong the black badging on its own looks good, but i dont like how you cant see the rams head from farther away. I like how the vinyl kinda highlights it. Curious to see how close the white matches to the paint.

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