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    I'd like to upgrade my back up lights mostly for plowing. Has anyone tried the LED replacement bulbs? Do they actually give that much more light? Thanks

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    Well idk about led backup lights but conlan This is his profile link, he has a 55 Watt backup light he got from amazon for about 10 bucks, just Private Message him and he will tell you how bright it is. Also i believe that it would be a great back up light for a plow if you are plowing at night.
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    At some point in the future I plan on putting a pair of Rigid Dually D2's in the back with the diffusers

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    I have the WhiteKnight system on my Hitch Bright and has a 80% path and a 3 way switch So you goes on in reverse ot a toggle switch in back..

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    08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X

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    This is my light in back that @1953bowtieguy is talking about.
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    1996 Chevy Tahoe LT 5.7L V8 4X4 205,000+ miles. Built proudly at Janesville Assembly in Janesville, Wisconsin
    Basic mods: Lights all over, bunch of electrical work, and a couple cooling mods.

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    The only thing you might consider is that LED run cool. Shouldn't be an issue with back-up lights, since they're not on long enough to heat the plastic anyway. The value of a warmer light in the winter is that snow doesn't stick to them. The local highway department got a whole bunch of equipment that runs LED's, and they HATE them. During snow storms, the lights quickly get covered and stay that way. Safety becomes an issue. incandescent may run a bit more energy, and last a lot less, but they don't have snow clog issues, for the most part!
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    I never thought of that factor . good that you mentioned this for us in snow country/plow operations.

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