I've converted my turn signals to serve as running lights as well. The vehical code here in CA (Cal.Vehicle Code Â§ 25950) seems to indicate that all rear facing solid lights (not blinking) need to be red. Turn signal lamps may show yellow to the rear, but once they become running lamps too, the code seems to indicate that they need to be red.
I'd like to reduce my chances of being pulled over and have been searching for red lenses to replace the stock rear turn signal lenses in my 2002 Bonnie. I've had no luck finding such a thing online. I tried some Harley lenses, but they turned out to be WAY too big. Anyone know where I could get direct replacement red or clear lenses?
Or, has anyone tried red LED clusters behind amber lenses? Does the amber filter out too much light?
Or, any other sub-$100 fix ideas (sub-$50 would be even better :wink: )? I'm happy w/ the way the stock lights fixtures look right now and don't really want to replace the whole setup back there if i can avoid it.
The color will pass through the lens. It will come out a tad reddish brown, yet it will pass. I think you might need an e-flasher or resistor in line. I just converted my car to led and the reflector was thicker. The bonnie should be no problem.
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