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    hiya peeps ,im gona fit angel eyes to my existing headlights (ccfl rings) and i seen a set of headlights on gumtree with them already installed.i bought them thinking my lucks in ,just swap the complete lights over and sell my own ones on .so i bought them,now when i got them it was bright and i couldnt really see if they were working well ,got the price down because of this ,i really wasnt wanting them but i done a deal for other things as well and the lights were in amongst that.anyway ,got them home and only one ring is working as it should ,theyve been poorly fitted very messy wiring and insulation tape !so i took them all off and have the lights in bits now with heatshrink over all the bare wires and all fixedi will have to buy new rings as these ones are all silicone and look a bit tatty.i was thinking of fitting flexible led strips (kinda r8 idea)in place of the rings (in a circular shape like the rings, only led)what do you think-too chavvy ?should ijust get the rings ?iv got to start again anyway (the only bit of the kit thats salvagable is the inverters )so whatever i go with its gona b the same amount of work (led is cheaper though) ,so rings or leds ? and does anybody have any pics of leds ?iv seen loads of rings and theyr very nice but leds are not very common ,i wonder why hmmm,,,,,
     
     

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    this is the kinda thing
    http://www.automotivelightstore.com/...D%20lights.jpg
    (btw anybody tell me how to c+p from google images?)
    what du think ,,chav alert
     
     

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    right peeps iv just ordered the ledsfrom ebay ,its worth a fiver or so to see what its like .my question is -what do inverters do ?iv got new ones for the rings i bought (which are gubbed)the leds are meant to b a straight fit to 12v .as far as im aware leds are pretty sensitive to voltage so would inverters make the voltage any more stable (as the cars voltage fluctation can apparently burn them out -the leds are rated at 12v but afaik thats a max and sometimes cars can put more than that through the system).or should i put a resistor in before the leds?
     
     

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    Inverters are just that...they invert the voltage from DC to AC for powering the CCFL. Not meant for LEDs.
     
     

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    i didnt know u could get a voltage related fuse ,i thought they were all amps ..but topidea ,,thanks
     
     

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