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      09-27-2009, 01:58 PM   #1
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Question about angel eyes and daytime running lights

I installed the RD Angel Eye LEDs and the angel eye rings light up white/blue as expected but I noticed that the daytime running lights are still yellow. I tested this by turning the wheels all the way to the right (or left) while the car was on and the headlamps are on auto.

I've attached a couple of pics. The first pic is what it looks like without the daytime running light bulb on, and the second is with it on (by doing the test I explained above).

Is it normal that the light is yellow and not white/blue?
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Those aren't the daytime running lights (DRLs). The DRLs are the angel eyes; the lights you are looking at are the turning lights (hence, they come on when you turn). They also come on when you are in reverse gear.
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Thanks for clearing that up. I didn't know they were turning/cornering lights. Neat feature but doesn't seem very useful.
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Thanks for clearing that up. I didn't know they were turning/cornering lights. Neat feature but doesn't seem very useful.
Actually, when it is really dark (like in the woods on a moonless night dark), they do provide a good amount of supplemental light. You won't notice much in the city or suburban setting.
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your cornering bulbs are h3 55w, mtec super white h3 bulbs are exact match to OEM headlights
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You can upgrade the H3 cornering bulbs with a hyperwhite replacement to emit a closer match.
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Thanks. Today I noticed that my angels eyes flicker when they are turn on or off. Is this normal?
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Thanks. Today I noticed that my angels eyes flicker when they are turn on or off. Is this normal?
Yes, it's normal. They flicker because the car still thinks you have the tungsten-based bulbs. If you watch how these OEM bulbs come on or turn off, they ever so subtley dim-on and dim-off. An LED depends on a consistent power supply to work, so when the power is being dimmed-on or off, the LED isn't receiving a consistent amount of power. Therefore, they flicker.
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its normal and there is nothing wrong with your product
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