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Gazwould

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Didn't think I had any , they're there but useless 5W 501 capless bulbs .

Get 501 led or led projector (recommendations ) for facelift S204 ?
 

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I bought LED projectors off eBay cheap, (about £9 for 4!), the ones I chose have a circle of light with the 3 pointed star and Mercedes underneath, to me they don't light the ground enough (although better than the original 501's!) but SWMBO likes them! Plenty to choose from on eBay.
 

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I bought the brightest LEDs I could fit, I live rurally so they are really useful. Really modernises the look of the car, too.

Projectors are... not to my taste!
 

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One downside I noticed to the projectors i bought - the red part that warns others you have the door open is not as bright as with the orignal 501's - which is why I have not fitted the second set to the rear doors!

Teddy, can you provide a link to the LED's you bought please!
 

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I bought LED projectors off eBay cheap, (about £9 for 4!), the ones I chose have a circle of light with the 3 pointed star and Mercedes underneath, to me they don't light the ground enough (although better than the original 501's!) but SWMBO likes them! Plenty to choose from on eBay.
I bought 2 sets of door puddle projector lights from eBay and ended up sending them both back for a refund.
Neither were very bright and just not worth changing.
 
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I think I'm limited to new projector types as the clear lense part is a just a streak.

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What we're they thinking ?
 

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Replaced mine with LED`s , much improved. comparison between F + R below.



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Almost ziltch vertical light output .

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Oh I see. Well, that sucks. Still, I'd bet a bright LED in there giving everything a bright red glow would look very cool. Interesting to see what the actual bulb holder looks like first though.
 

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