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    I have PC board that is just plain epoxy resin. ...

    I have PC board that is just plain epoxy resin. I will try to bend a sliver of it. I prefer to use a printed-circuit board because it is faster, neater, and more repeatable than point-to-point...
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    Curved circuit Boards

    I think I will try to build a high-mount brake lamp with LEDs on a printed circuit board, but I want the circuit board to be curved to fit inside the lamp housing, which has a curved, chrome...
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    I really think that if the domestic...

    I really think that if the domestic manufacturing of parts for things was really in a good pace, then the prices would be reasonable, if not competitive (the large supply=low price relationship)
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    I"Ll look into it. Duh- I have a spare...

    I"Ll look into it.

    Duh- I have a spare festoon bulb in the drawer...
  5. Please don't use the sandpaper in the way it says...

    Please don't use the sandpaper in the way it says on the atlanticZ website. You make make a shiny metal surface that conducts well, but it will corrode that much sooner. Use the sandpaper and...
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    Ditto on putting the labels on the ventilation...

    Ditto on putting the labels on the ventilation hoses. You might also make notes on the size and how long each is for the next time.
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    I think that motor vehicles will be going the...

    I think that motor vehicles will be going the same way soon too. General Motors is building manufacturing plants (11 of them so far) in China, and it really makes you wonder about the quality. A...
  8. My tablet PC has an application that can convert...

    My tablet PC has an application that can convert the sound to RPM. It's pretty close.

    OTOH, we used to build those little converter boards in school to convert stuff (like RPM, capacitance,...
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    I agree. I saw a documentary about Porsche, and...

    I agree. I saw a documentary about Porsche, and the commentator talked about how bad the 911 was in the turns (while driving mountain switchbacks) until they figured it out. And after seeing...
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    Cap'n O- Do you know the exact distance...

    Cap'n O-

    Do you know the exact distance between the festoon clips? You can get the LED bulb/panel in several widths like 31mm, 37mm and 42mm.

    There are some similar bulbs available (with 6...
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    There's no need. We have "No fault returns" at...

    There's no need. We have "No fault returns" at Walmart, the Chinese arm of the retail market!
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    I can really see how those things will pressurize...

    I can really see how those things will pressurize your intake system at 5,000RPM.

    OTOH, AUDI is fooling around with these...
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    That sounds like the $89.00 electric...

    That sounds like the $89.00 electric turbochargers you get on eBay.
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    Somebody should make a good writeup on this topic...

    Somebody should make a good writeup on this topic and send it in to ZCCM.
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    If you think the Chevies made in Detroit had...

    If you think the Chevies made in Detroit had problems, what if they made those in China!? LOL
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    I see people buying stuff at the Dollar Tree like...

    I see people buying stuff at the Dollar Tree like crazy. They don't care about "quality" stuff, and only care about cheap stuff. Nobody bothers reading the packaging these days.

    Almost everything...
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    IMO, the only reason I would think that Law...

    IMO, the only reason I would think that Law Enforcement might not like your LED lamps is if they were done very badly.

    New cars are "a dime a dozen," and usually adequately provisioned with...
  18. Thread: Sold on LEDs

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    This quote is a few years old now, but why why...

    This quote is a few years old now, but why why would the officer pull you over (in 2010?) I've never heard of it happening lately, or back then even. Was it some kind of equipment violation, like...
  19. That engine looks like something from a Navy jet...

    That engine looks like something from a Navy jet fighter.
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    I saw another discussion here that mentioned a...

    I saw another discussion here that mentioned a Law Enforcement officer (LEO) might pull you over for having LED tail lamps. Why would they? Do some states have laws prohibiting the use of LEDs on...
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    Because the exact mouldings couldn't be commonly...

    Because the exact mouldings couldn't be commonly found, the insurance company instructed the body shop to remove ALL the mouldings and put on new ones. They drilled out the rivets or something like...
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    Maybe MSA will figure out that this is a good...

    Maybe MSA will figure out that this is a good product to carry, and get some.
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    Thanks. I don't think MSA will be happy with...

    Thanks.

    I don't think MSA will be happy with your discovery! ;) They have that fancy LED board for the dome lamp. I like the warm colour better too- I grew up with all incandescent bulbs, so...
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    Cap'n O- Can you give a specific part number...

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    Can you give a specific part number or vendor for the lamp you used? Is that bulb something you can get from the local AP store?

    I agree that the LEDs can appear "too bright" as those...
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    Z Dreams- I don't think of the flasher unit as...

    Z Dreams-

    I don't think of the flasher unit as being heat-operated, but it does have a bimetal strip in it, and you need the proper resistance in the lamp circuit to have the flashing at a...
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