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Recently bought a complete set of clear LED side markers from Amazon and boy are they way brighter than the stock ones. I like the fact that since they are clear they sort of blend in with the bright white paint...it's got that non-murdered out look (AKA Gandalf'ed). The pic was taken with my Samsung S7 and the side markers are quite intense. Price wasn't bad at all but we'll see how long they last. Part number on the box was 75-135-Clear-AR (V-172909).

https://www.amazon.com/iJDMTOY-2015-18-Challenger-Powered-Sidemarker/dp/B07959TG6T

Stock side markers (not a fair comparison as it was still light outside but you can see only 1/3 of the lights have LEDs)


Aftermarket side marker
 

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Holy Cow ! those things are bright!
How do they look at night? It's not too much?
Actually they are not bad but are way more noticeable. My biggest gripe about the OEM ones where that they were too dim. That and I did not like the amber/red lenses, looked like bike reflectors during the day.
 

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Recently bought a complete set of clear LED side markers from Amazon and boy are they way brighter than the stock ones. I like the fact that since they are clear they sort of blend in with the bright white paint...it's got that non-murdered out look (AKA Gandalf'ed). The pic was taken with my Samsung S7 and the side markers are quite intense. Price wasn't bad at all but we'll see how long they last. Part number on the box was 75-135-Clear-AR (V-172909).

https://www.amazon.com/iJDMTOY-2015-18-Challenger-Powered-Sidemarker/dp/B07959TG6T

Stock side markers (not a fair comparison as it was still light outside but you can see only 1/3 of the lights have LEDs)


Aftermarket side marker
Looks good and BRIGHT!
 

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Recently bought a complete set of clear LED side markers from Amazon and boy are they way brighter than the stock ones. I like the fact that since they are clear they sort of blend in with the bright white paint...it's got that non-murdered out look (AKA Gandalf'ed). The pic was taken with my Samsung S7 and the side markers are quite intense. Price wasn't bad at all but we'll see how long they last. Part number on the box was 75-135-Clear-AR (V-172909).

https://www.amazon.com/iJDMTOY-2015-18-Challenger-Powered-Sidemarker/dp/B07959TG6T

Stock side markers (not a fair comparison as it was still light outside but you can see only 1/3 of the lights have LEDs)


Aftermarket side marker
Can you take a couple of pictures at night? Just to see how bright these are. Also maybe with the headlights on to see how one light source compares to the other.

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Can you take a couple of pictures at night? Just to see how bright these are. Also maybe with the headlights on to see how one light source compares to the other.

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Taken with my Nikon 5100 and 35mm lens...I am not a very good camera man especially went taking very low light pics. With the naked eye you really only see the LED segments but in the camera it still appears washed out and overly bright. Might reinstall one of the stock rear side markers for a direct comparison.

Here is a vid as well.
https://vimeo.com/342162995
 

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Here is a comparison of OEM (used a 12v lawnmower battery as power source) vs Aftermarket. Again with the naked eye the OEM side markers you can clearly see the 3 leg segments but the camera seems to blend it together and over intensify. I will say that from the side, no one will miss where the car begins or ends. :grin2:
 

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Can you take a couple of pictures at night? Just to see how bright these are. Also maybe with the headlights on to see how one light source compares to the other.

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Taken with my Nikon 5100 and 35mm lens...I am not a very good camera man especially went taking very low light pics. With the naked eye you really only see the LED segments but in the camera it still appears washed out and overly bright. Might reinstall one of the stock rear side markers for a direct comparison.

Here is a vid as well.
https://vimeo.com/342162995
ChallyTatum thanks for the pictures and video! It's clear to see that there is not much of comparison, these aftermarket side markers are so much brighter!

To tell you the truth I kind of like the OEM side markers brightness. It's more subtle and I love the pattern it displays on the ground. Thanks for sharing the information on these aftermarket alternatives!
 

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ChallyTatum thanks for the pictures and video! It's clear to see that there is not much of comparison, these aftermarket side markers are so much brighter!

To tell you the truth I kind of like the OEM side markers brightness. It's more subtle and I love the pattern it displays on the ground. Thanks for sharing the information on these aftermarket alternatives!
In terms of brightness, I'd say they are at least 4x brighter than stock,

BTW I am glad you brought up the pattern as everyone seems to say there is a honeycomb pattern...at least on the SP's but on my RT I don't see it. Now that I have the OEMs out I was thinking of powering them up again in a dark room to see if I can finally see the pattern.

I could see these aftermarket lights working well with a tinted film or a light coating of color matched paint as they will have no problem shining through.

BTW I just looked at the pics from the JDM ad from the Amazon link and my pics match their's where the sider markers look overly bright but they really look like this with the naked eye.


The camera for some reason gives a bloom effect.
 

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ChallyTatum thanks for the pictures and video! It's clear to see that there is not much of comparison, these aftermarket side markers are so much brighter!

To tell you the truth I kind of like the OEM side markers brightness. It's more subtle and I love the pattern it displays on the ground. Thanks for sharing the information on these aftermarket alternatives!
In terms of brightness, I'd say they are at least 4x brighter than stock,

BTW I am glad you brought up the pattern as everyone seems to say there is a honeycomb pattern...at least on the SP's but on my RT I don't see it. Now that I have the OEMs out I was thinking of powering them up again in a dark room to see if I can finally see the pattern.

I could see these aftermarket lights working well with a tinted film or a light coating of color matched paint as they will have no problem shining through.
I have an RT and I can definitely see the honeycomb pattern reflected onto the floor! Pretty cool effect!

Power the OEM ones and take a look for yourself, otherwise when I get a chance I'll take a picture of the sidemarker reflection when I get a chance and share it.
 
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