SSR Pit Crew
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Montgomery, TX
2004 Slingshot Yellow
I tried side firing led strips for DRLs on my Corvette. After three different sets I removed them and gave up. They looked great for several months then one or two emitters would go out. Last ones I bought off a site that sells "quality" led lights and they did the same thing after a few months.
All of them are made in China and I do not believe they are made for exterior automotive applications where vibration extreme temps and moisture are present. The last ones I did were ipx67 supposedly, very bright but three emitters went out within four months. I installed some red ones in the interior and they have lasted three years.