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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    True, but the park lights do.
    Quote Originally Posted by DMC-Ron View Post
    Absolutely right! With the old incandescent running lights there's a fair amperage load going thru the main lighting switch. Switching to LED bulbs lowers the current (and heat) at the switch contacts. DeLorean Parts NW sells a light switch relay kit that removes all the direct bulb current from the main lighting switch contacts.
    Ron
    It seems like LED park lights is less hassle than a relay. Kind of like to get a third brake light also. I don't like anything on top of the louver, but I don't want to interfere with my mirror either. (I can't back this car up worth shit.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Helirich View Post
    It seems like LED park lights is less hassle than a relay.
    I agree. (Not to mention less draw on the charging system.)
    Handling ~4 amps isn't THE problem with D main light switches anyway -- It's the 4 decades they've been doing it.

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