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Hey, has anyone changed out their 194 parking lights with red leds? and comments/ideas? just wondering what it would look like...thanks
 

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is that even legal??? i thought there was supposed to be no red in front of the vehicle?
 

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Check with your local state patrol, In Ohio you can have any color you want, as long as they don't blink or oscillate! So it is legal in certain states, just do some research on your particular state.
 

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Looks good msumlin
 

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Check with your local state patrol, In Ohio you can have any color you want, as long as they don't blink or oscillate! So it is legal in certain states, just do some research on your particular state.
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f'n awesome. wish Cali was cool with that.
 

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Check with your local state patrol, In Ohio you can have any color you want, as long as they don't blink or oscillate! So it is legal in certain states, just do some research on your particular state.
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Er, just for S&G, I checked your state (because I've never heard of a state allowing red lights on the front) and here's what Ohio requires:

"Color of Lights

No vehicle shall be equipped with a light of any color other than white or
amber mounted on the front except those operating under special permits,
public safety vehicles, emergency vehicles, disabled vehicles, funeral escort
vehicles, and road repair equipment."

Go to Page 27
http://www.bmv.ohio.gov/pdf_forms/HSY-7607.pdf
 

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Er, just for S&G, I checked your state (because I've never heard of a state allowing red lights on the front) and here's what Ohio requires:

"Color of Lights

No vehicle shall be equipped with a light of any color other than white or
amber mounted on the front except those operating under special permits,
public safety vehicles, emergency vehicles, disabled vehicles, funeral escort
vehicles, and road repair equipment."

Go to Page 27
http://www.bmv.ohio.gov/pdf_forms/HSY-7607.pdf
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Per a friend of mine who is a LT in the Ohio State Patrol, if you put large red and blue lights that are similar to what they use in their unmarked patrol cars,, then you will get cited. They will not cite you for the LED's used in the parking lamps!
 

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I think it's pretty clear from the website what's legal. Whether or not you'll get cited is a different matter. Using fog lights in LA is illegal unless it's raining or foggy. They don't pull everybody over for it, but it's still illegal. You may not get pulled over for just the red lights, but you might get cited if you were pulled over for speeding.

In any case, it's your state, you would know better than me what the cops will hassle you about.

Hey, has anyone changed out their 194 parking lights with red leds? and comments/ideas? just wondering what it would look like...thanks
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I checked Florida too, and they're not as clear, but I'd be willing to bet that red lights are not permitted. The reason I say not clear is "what defines an emergency light?" It may be stated elsewhere.

"Equipment Not Permitted

You may not have on or in your vehicle:

Red or blue emergency lights. These are for emergency and law enforcement vehicles only.
A siren, bell or whistle.
A very loud muffler or one that lets out smoke.
Signs, posters or stickers on the windshield or windows (except those required by law).
A television which the driver can see.
More than two spotlights, cowl or fender lights, fog lights (in front), or other extra lights (in front).
Headsets worn by driver while operating a vehicle."

Here's the link:

http://www.lowestpricetrafficschool.com/ha...s/driver/en/5/1
 

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I have red LEDs in the parking lights of my Onyx Black 6S and i have not had any trouble. I live in Tennessee and as long as they dont flash in any way then you are cool. Guess i am srewed because my front turnsignals are red too!!!! I will put some pics up tonight to show you what they look like. With the Blue HIDs i have they look really good!!!
 

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I have red LEDs in the parking lights of my Onyx Black 6S and i have not had any trouble. I live in Tennessee and as long as they dont flash in any way then you are cool. Guess i am srewed because my front turnsignals are red too!!!! I will put some pics up tonight to show you what they look like. With the Blue HIDs i have they look really good!!!
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i'd like to see that...i bet that looks really good! don't know if i could get away with it here, but i may try.
 
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