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I’m thinking about changing my stock bulbs. I’ve seen a lot online about LED replacements. Are these a good upgrade or are super bright “normal” bulbs just as good?

Also drove a c-max courtesy car the other day and the footwell lights stayed on. How do you make the Focus mk2.5 footwell lights stay on? 

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LED is definitely the way forward. Just don't get cheap Chinese ones as they last about 5 minutes.

I'm not sure you can get the footwell lights to stay on without changing the wiring or adding some new ones. I would imagine it could be a bit distracting at night though with them on permanently.

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super bright xenon gas filled conventional bulbs are total waste of space, just about better than stock and on a focus pop before you get to the end of the road

LED ones are illegal, last properly, won't pass an MOT, will upset your insurer, but work as good as a decent set of xenon's

good ones don't dazzle at all, so its all rather stupid... I get issues from std LED lights (particularly jag, audi, merc, toyota and BM) being stupidly bight as they make a sharp turn coming towards you, which isn''t the case with those in a mates focus.... not a single car has flashed us in 12 months of use.  I'd only use one company

 

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NIGHTEYE-H7-8000LM-LED-Headlight-Light-Bulbs-Kit-Replace-Halogen-6500K-White-UK/391519086554?epid=15009401587&hash=item5b285b27da:g:rZQAAOSwImRYITMd

and a decent set of sidelight ones to go with them

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=382176764498&_sacat=0

 

 

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