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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 15, 3:54 PM Thread Starter
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LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

I am looking for a plug and play LED option for 1971 Chevelle. I do not want to cut up the harness. Please let me know what options there is. All I can find is you have to dice up the OEM harness.
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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

For drop-in headlights:
https://www.chevelles.com/forums/sear...rchid=28648449
The Peterson 701C's horizontal center bar (inside the lamp, behind a totally clear and dead flat lens) aligns nicely with the body color stripe in the middle of the parking lights and the central stainless trim on the grill.
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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

For your tail lights get 2 of these and call it a day.

https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...rofit-car/885/

They are very bright night or day.

Also get an LED turn-signal flasher




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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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For drop-in headlights:
https://www.chevelles.com/forums/sear...rchid=28648449
The Peterson 701C's horizontal center bar (inside the lamp, behind a totally clear and dead flat lens) aligns nicely with the body color stripe in the middle of the parking lights and the central stainless trim on the grill.
Unfortunately, that link doesn't work… It has a message saying "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms") ...BUT I went on Peterson Manufacturing Company's website (here: http://www.pmlights.com/products.cfm...&pId=3748#701C) and there are three separate numbers listed M701C, M701C and V701C but there's no way to know what's the difference between them...
And last, it would've been nice to see them installed on a car!

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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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For your tail lights get 2 of these and call it a day.



https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...rofit-car/885/



They are very bright night or day.



Also get an LED turn-signal flasher



http://www.amazon.com/Terminal-Signa.../dp/B004O1YTLW

My 68's tail lights aren't nearly as bright as people expect them to be, so I was thinking of these LEDs, too, as they are drop-in replacements. How does the turn signal flasher get wired in?

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My 68's tail lights aren't nearly as bright as people expect them to be, so I was thinking of these LEDs, too, as they are drop-in replacements. How does the turn signal flasher get wired in?

Its plug and play. Pull out the flasher out of your fuse box and put the new one in.

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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

Here are those bulbs at noon time on a sunny day.

Click on the image to see the video
[IMG][/IMG]


If your looking for plug and play disregard the halo's i also have in the
housing, those require some splicing and hot glue.

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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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My 68's tail lights aren't nearly as bright as people expect them to be
Then you should go with THIS: https://digi-tails.com/1968-chevy-ch...l-light-panels

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My 68's tail lights aren't nearly as bright as people expect them to be, so I was thinking of these LEDs, too, as they are drop-in replacements. How does the turn signal flasher get wired in?
hey Proc check this link;
these were installed in my 68malibu
https://www.chevelles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=751882

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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle Peterson

Sorry. I just tried another way to post results of an advanced search and it didn't work either. So, this is what to do. Click search. Click advanced search. Write dogsridewith on the right side menu. Write Peterson on the left side menu. Click search. Presto...there's everything I've posted here about these things.
(The different 701C part numbers were just Peterson's packaging or quantity variants)
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Unfortunately, that link doesn't work… It has a message saying "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms") ...BUT I went on Peterson Manufacturing Company's website (here: http://www.pmlights.com/products.cfm...&pId=3748#701C) and there are three separate numbers listed M701C, M701C and V701C but there's no way to know what's the difference between them...
And last, it would've been nice to see them installed on a car!

Claude.
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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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Here are those bulbs at noon time on a sunny day.

...

If your looking for plug and play disregard the halo's i also have in the

housing, those require some splicing and hot glue.

Wow! That is exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks!

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"Click search. Click advanced search. Write dogsridewith on the right side menu. Write Peterson on the left side menu. Click search. Presto...there's everything I've posted here about these things.
Nope…doesn't work, sorry. I keep getting a "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms" message…

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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

still works for me. gives 10 results. first "advanced search" on menu. write "dogsridewith" in Username block on top right. write "Peterson" in keyword block on top left. Click show posts. click search.
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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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Then you should go with THIS: https://digi-tails.com/1968-chevy-ch...l-light-panels

Claude.
Is this plug and play?
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Re: LED Plug and Play 1971 Chevelle

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Here are those bulbs at noon time on a sunny day.

Click on the image to see the video
[IMG][/IMG]


If your looking for plug and play disregard the halo's i also have in the
housing, those require some splicing and hot glue.

What color LED did you buy? Appears very bright.

1) Unscrew old bulbs
2) Screw in LED bulbs
3) Pull out Blinker Switch
4) Install new blinker switch

Is that is for install?
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