clear or red LAW in red housing?

Clear or Red LAW's in red housing

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Jan 5, 2011
I am going to put led hide aways in my rear turn signal housings (red) and have seen people say to use red LAW's and others say to use clear LAW's. I already have blue vertex's in the reverse lights and want the tail light LAW's for plowing snow and also when on the side of the road on fire calls.

Fast LT1

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May 24, 2010
Sedgwick County, KS
Put red in red, amber in amber, and any color in clear housings. If you put clear hide aways in a red or amber housing it filters out a lot of the light and makes them look not so bright. The LED's make the color not the lenses.


May 7, 2010
Northwest Ohio
There is no such thing as a "clear" LED.... they are white....

LEDs are not like halogens and strobes. LEDs provide a very narrow range of the spectrum... putting a WHITE LED behind a colored lens is not like putting a clear strobe or halogen behind it. You will loose a large portion of the output.
May 25, 2010
Tunkhannock, PA, USA
EmerVehSolutions said:
Triton hit the nail on the head and beat me to it with the video, Louis shows the difference in the LED color VS lens Color.

I've always heard there was a difference, but i've never actually seen some one demonstrate it until I saw Louis' video... I will definitely be matching LED color to lens color on anything I do... LoL

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