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gr33ns
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1352459313' post='215944']
They should be ok mate,
But their is now CreeQ7 which are smaller and 3 times brighter. Alltronix are a good stockest in the uk. They msy not be the cheapest supplier but a good one.
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Cant find CreeQ7, have you got link for them
Lenny

[quote name='gr33ns' timestamp='1353094439' post='217113']


Cant find CreeQ7, have you got link for them
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hi
Very sorry for my error in information as i thought for sure that the new one was called Q7 but seems not.
Anyways here she is
http://www.alltronix.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=316
b1g_dav3
Put some CREE's in my main beam, could drive round all day with them on without blinding people, look cool how the unit is lit up - but then the purpose of a main beam is to be bright, so unfortunately I'd say not for beam's at all. Mainly did as a test rather than actually going out and trying them on an evening.
Aldoo
what exactly is the difference between these £20 ones and the £7 ones that come up when you ebay it?
i read all sorts about error messages when getting new number plate bulbs and i paid no attention tbh

will it just be the usual thing about cheap ebay quality?

cheers
Lenny

what exactly is the difference between these £20 ones and the £7 ones that come up when you ebay it?
i read all sorts about error messages when getting new number plate bulbs and i paid no attention tbh

will it just be the usual thing about cheap ebay quality?

cheers

A fellow forum member called "Brigante" purchased for 7pounds on ebay to find that they didnt work at all and ended up purchasing for 12pounds each from another supplier.
Brigante
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1355766293' post='221712']
A fellow forum member called "Brigante" purchased for 7pounds on ebay to find that they didnt work at all and ended up purchasing for 12pounds each from another supplier.
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Moral of the story is don't buy from china. In my defense I only purchased them on Lenny's suggestion :P

Eventually got a full refund after threatening to fly over to china with a chainsaw
Stoney871
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1355769544' post='221730']
Eventually got a full refund after threatening to fly over to china with a chainsaw
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Would love to see that.
You waiting at baggage claim for a chainsaw and a can of petrol.

Anythling to decrare sir? ;)
Lenny
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1355769544' post='221730']


Moral of the story is don't buy from china. In my defense I only purchased them on Lenny's suggestion :P

Eventually got a full refund after threatening to fly over to china with a chainsaw
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+1
If its too cheap to be true then it is.
Ive been stung myself when purchasing pivot voltage stabiliser kit, waited 5 weeks to recieve it,
Then went out in monsoon conditions to fit it,
To find its a replica of the original and will drain the battery instead of condition it.
Brigante;
If you can get a deal on two chain saws im with you brother!
Aldoo
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1355809148' post='221803']
If you can get a deal on two chain saws im with you brother!
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iv seen some bargain chainsaws on ebay. il come over with you in 3-4 weeks! :rolleyes:
Johannapam1
Will these bulbs fit the Fiesta 2012 Titanium and the Focus 2012 TitaniumX please?

THank you
frostman83
Which is the best link?
frostman83
Just got it. Looks superb.
Johannapam1
[quote name='Johannapam1' timestamp='1361212721' post='236863']
Will these bulbs fit the Fiesta 2012 Titanium and the Focus 2012 TitaniumX please?

THank you
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Anyone please ?
frostman83
[quote name='Johannapam1' timestamp='1361705087' post='238448']


Anyone please ?
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Powerbulbs.com and use the checker. I'd say yes but just make sure.
Johannapam1
[quote name='frostman83' timestamp='1361705996' post='238452']
Powerbulbs.com and use the checker. I'd say yes but just make sure.
[/quote] thank you frostman 83 will try.
Podzak

I'd buy some but my reversing lights AND rear wiper on a mk3 mondeo estate have stopped working.

checked the bulbs n fuses, ok.

No idea where to look now. :(

Podzak

I fitted one of these (not a bad price given you get two) a few weeks ago. Unfortunately the tint to the rear of my car is so dark it hasn't really made much difference to reversing but it is definitely brighter

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-7w-Blanc-1156-BA15S-Cree-Q5-LED-SMD-Feux-Arriere-Tuning-Frein-Ampoules-Lampe-/280845238161#ht_4009wt_1397

Try fitting some mirrors m8. ;)

Podzak

 

cartman9090

Iv'e Just Bought one of these Cree Q5™ power Led bulbs from Alltronix Limited Click HereTheir a direct replacement to the standard bulb with no wiring necessary and their also can-bus error free so guaranteed to work, their 6000k brightness colour and match the led number plate bulbs lovely,Really makes your car stand out from the crowd and excellent visibility at night, gets you noticed too even if your pulling over to fix a stranded female's flat tyre in the dark just stick the car in reverse with the engine off and you've got the equivalent of 55watts beaming from the rear of your car,Better still it doesnt even get HOT ever!also this bulb is whiter in reality than the pictures are displaying on your screen, unless you have an LED monitor you cant see exactly how white this is, its rated at 6000kThis Bulb has to be the best modification for the car I've seen to date,slightly expensive but worth every pennyTheir not just for the focus they will fit any car, van, bus or lorry with a 1156/BA15s/382 Bulb socket either 24Volt or 12Volt and that includes the focus, mondeo, fiesta, Ka, Kuga, etc;ill let the pictures do the talking i switched it in reverse at night and there's at least a 14foot beam from it lol Brilliant!!laugh.gif Cree Q5™ Now Available in RED for Fog lights Click Here £26.99 1156-Ba15s-5w-High-Power-LED-White-Car-BImage0735.jpgImage0737.jpgImage0740.jpgImage1460.jpgThanks For Looking!Please Check my List of Guides Listed Below For More Information. cool.gif


Is it this one:
http://www.alltronix.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=322
?
Lenny

Is it this one:http://www.alltronix.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=322
?

No that link you posted is to purchase a RED light
It will fit the focus mk2 and Mk2.5 in the rear fog light socket but no use for reverse fitment.

This is the cree reverse bulb
http://www.alltronix.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=275

And for a few extra pounds
Here is the cree reverse bulb latest model same fitment will work in the focus and twice the illumination
http://www.alltronix.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=517
stevegtuk

This is the ultimate reversing light :lol:

Lenny

This is the ultimate reversing light :lol: attachicon.gifreverselight3.jpgattachicon.gifreverselight2.jpg

Sweet :)
I've used two 2ltr CocaCola bottles for a few weeks before :lol:
Check it out.
http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/32690-reduce-reuse-and-recycle/
cartman9090
Thanks, but will the fuse do with 50 watts... ?
justgotast170

I Know you don't like the Chinese LED's: But http://dx.com/c/car-accessories-799/car-lights-723/car-led-bulbs-712

Lenny

Thanks, but will the fuse do with 50 watts... ?

Yes the standard factory fitted fuse will be fine mate,
The 50 watts is the power of light emmited that is equivilant to the 12v cree led bulb,
All cree BA15s bulbs have built in resistors which allow them to function in both 12v and 24v supply instantly,
The leds use 12v power to produce 50 watts of light from the leds thats the beauty of cree 
 

I Know you don't like the Chinese LED's: But http://dx.com/c/car-accessories-799/car-lights-723/car-led-bulbs-712

I don't dislike Chinese LEDs or dislike anything from china,
I have done a lot of business with suppliers from china over the years receiving quality items at great value prices,
The issue I have found is there are replica counterfeit stock on the market claiming to be Cree but failing to function at all when purchased at the cheaper price.
As result I'm sceptical about purchasing Cree from china as they do export replica stock of cree bulbs which have been proven to be disfunctional by many members of this forum.
Other led bulbs and smd pads I've purchased from china have worked and continue to function for me 100%
But the cree replicas unfortunately don't.

Thank you
angus5041

Just ordered my reverse light, was just wonderimg would it be possible to replace the fog lens with a reverse light lens, saw some posts on the site, i was thinking of a LH drive focus which would have one ... Jim

Turvey

I'm sure I'll be corrected if I'm wrong but AFAIK you can change the fog-light for a LHD reverse light and replace the clear bulb with a red one. Sure there's a guide somewhere but can't find it just now  :wacko:

 

However what some have done is replace the fog light with a clear one AND hacked it a bit to incorporate a fog light and a reverse light  ;) Found the guide for that one.

 

 

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/29347-guide-fitting-second-reverse-light-ford-focus-mk2-mk25/

Stoney871

A left hand drive reverse light is a direct swap for the red fog lens.

The bulb holder is the same.

Add a red Cree bulb and you're set.

Lenny

Just ordered my reverse light, was just wonderimg would it be possible to replace the fog lens with a reverse light lens, saw some posts on the site, i was thinking of a LH drive focus which would have one ... Jim

Hi jim,
As said you can replace the unit
You can also fit dual reverse lighting,
Click on my aviator picture to view my list of guides,
Click on the tittle to view the guide,
You can download it in PDF if required
angus5041

Thanks to all for the pictures and advice ... Jim ..  I wasnt thinking straight, i just thought .. " i know i will change the lens put a cree reverse light in ,, happy days " Obviously you would have to put some wiring to make the the light work, so i will settle for the cree for the minute and see how it goes,

 

angus5041

Fitted the Cree and tbh its not much brighter than my old one .. a previous post had mentioned it may be because of the tinted windows . maybe, or after driving in roads with lights and you come to reverse in a dark road your eyes havnt adjust properly .. next job could be to get rid of the fog light  ... Jim

justgotast170

Can say something which may be stupid ?

 

Why not fit a KA Sport reverse light right in the centre and see what that's like...

 

Daz, Ducking under the table.

Luke23 tdci
These bulbs created a error in my car. When ever I put the car in reverse the radio would stop, then back in first and radio would work again. Had to put the standard bulb back in. :(

Anyone else had this issue ?
Lenny

These bulbs created a error in my car. When ever I put the car in reverse the radio would stop, then back in first and radio would work again. Had to put the standard bulb back in. :(

Anyone else had this issue ?

Lmao you driving a Renault?
Weird since the stereo and reverse loom are not connected unless you have a touch screen with reverse camera,
Sure you didn't reverse out of radio reception coverage.
Renault and alpha are notorious for dodgy electrics but on focus even the reverse control loom and stereo control loom run on separate fuse boards
Luke23 tdci
Nope 100% not radio signal. My house never lost signal, never lost signal anywhere with the dab radio. Soon as I took the bulb out it worked fine again. Even happend at different locations.
Stoney871

A dodgy bulb producing sympathetic radio waves?

One signal washing out another.

james_60

Will this fit my foci lenny :-)

Lenny

Will this fit my foci lenny :-)

yes
Find out what bulb your focus takes and you will get a Cree that fits from Alltronix.co.uk
james_60

its a W16W whatever that means lenny

 

Jamie

Lenny

its a W16W whatever that means lenny
 
Jamie

thats the type of bulb that it is,
Its a wedge type. Like an oversized parking bulb,
Log on to alltronix.co.uk and search for Cree W16W
bry0586

fitted mine earlier, wasnt too dark in the underground car park but you get the idea :)

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Lenny

fitted mine earlier, wasnt too dark in the underground car park but you get the idea :)
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looks great Bryan,
You may also be interested in fitting a reverse lens from a left hand drive focus, giving you a clear rear fog light and the ability to fit a second reverse light,
See my Guide here which is also available to download in PDF format with links to suppliers:
http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/29347-guide-fitting-second-reverse-light-ford-focus-mk2-mk25/#entry158997
Lenny

its a W16W whatever that means lenny
 
Jamie

W16W
Means the reverse bulb you require for your specific model is a wedge type 16watt bulb,
You require the Cree equivalent of the W16W which will shine brighter than 16W but wont ever get even half as hot as the stock bulbs.
bry0586
Lenny what about rear fog light? Isn't there a law about having rear fog light?

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Lenny

Lenny what about rear fog light? Isn't there a law about having rear fog light?
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the dual reverse guide shows you how to fit both rear fog light and reverse light in the same unit,
Cree sell a red fog light aswell which has a frosted lens to diffuse the light better for fog conditions,
Theres nothing illegal about a clear lens aslong as the bulb shines red.
ive also fitted an "auto off" relay to mine so if i have my rear fog light on,
And i put the car in to reverse,
The relay turns off the red fog light for the duration reverse is active,
Looks cosmetically pleasant because red and white never shine together.
Its all in the guide anyway.
bry0586
Ooooo ok. That seems rather daunting to me haha . Only just managed to fit my aux cable (finally) haha

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Lenny

Ooooo ok. That seems rather daunting to me haha . Only just managed to fit my aux cable (finally) haha
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its not that difficult,
If you can peel a banna you can splice a cable, much the same stripping to the core :lol:
Youll need a dremil style tool aswell fairly cheap from Maplin electronics,
And some glue.
Will take around 3 hours at the most to fit cables,
1 hour to cut and bond light unit,
Then 8 hours dring time.
Well worth it though
Tom2108

Hi Lenny

 

Do you think the cree bulbs would be a viable replacement for a tail stop light?

Lenny

Hi Lenny
 
Do you think the cree bulbs would be a viable replacement for a tail stop light?

hi Tom,
No mate. I wouldnt use led for brake lights just yet,
They are bright but i personally wouldnt trust them to be good enough for day light driving.

If you have dual filament bulbs stop&tail in the same bulb, cree wont work for this fitment because they are single filament stop or tail not both,

However,
If you have the RS style tail units you then have a single filament brake light socket where you could try a cree led in daylight and view if its sufficent for the purpose or not,
But overall
I personally wouldnt & led are currently only single filament
troy45

hi Tom,
No mate. I wouldnt use led for brake lights just yet,
They are bright but i personally wouldnt trust them to be good enough for day light driving.

If you have dual filament bulbs stop&tail in the same bulb, cree wont work for this fitment because they are single filament stop or tail not both,

However,
If you have the RS style tail units you then have a single filament brake light socket where you could try a cree led in daylight and view if its sufficent for the purpose or not,
But overall
I personally wouldnt & led are currently only single filament

 

I've found getting CREE brake light bulbs for the LED style taillamps to be a non-starter :( the original bulbs are a very rare fitment having both staggered and offset pins, it's hard enough getting replacement bulbs - I had to go to 2 Ford dealers before getting one and that was all they had in stock. Course plan B you could get one of the more commonly available bulbs, file one of the pins off it and try soldering a new one on but I wouldn't know how robust something like that would last.



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