2003 Volvo S40 Looks Younger with 1157 Switchback LED Package

If you think that a 2003 Volvo S40 can’t come up with something cool, then think again – this ride has a brand new 1157 Switchback LED package installed and definitely stands out. The owner replaced his front turn signal stock bulbs with these "switchback" LED bulbs and the difference is obvious.

Volvo S40 1157 Switchback LED 1

The featured 1157 Dual Color LED bulbs light up the parking lights in very nice Xenon White color, that perfectly matches HID headlights and when you use the turn signals, they will alternate from white to flashing amber. This allows you to gain a uniform white appearance in the front of the vehicle at night, while still having amber turn signals. And if you own a Volvo like this one here, replacing the bulbs will take you just a few minutes.

Volvo S40 1157 Switchback LED 2

First you have to open the hood, then look at the signal assembly from above and you’ll notice a screw that holds it. Loosen it and the signal assembly should slide out, allowing for access to the harness and socket. Then unplug the adapter and replace the old bulb with the new 1157 Switchback LED bulb. Before you put things back together, test if everything is working fine, then proceed with the other front turn signal. Please note you might need to add a pair of load resistors to prevent hyper flashing or malfunction problem. By adding a resistor to the bulb’s circuit, you can mimic the power consumption of the original bulb, and return the vehicle to normal turn signal speed.

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I hope you like this upgraded 2003 Volvo S40 with 1157 Dual Color LED lights, and if you haven’t noticed, these bulbs are with magnified projectors in front, which means they are 2-3 times brighter than conventional LED bulbs even in the daytime. This bulb is only suitable for front turn signals with a dual filament bulb (1157, 2057, 2357, 7528 etc), when there is a clear reflector. So, if the featured bulb is suitable for your car, then definitely should think about getting a pair!

High Power Switchback 1157 (aka 2057 2357 7528) LED Turn Signal Light Bulbs

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Toyota Tundra Installed with High Power Switchback LED Bulbs

Here is one post from tundratalk forum for one of our customer installed our high power switchback LED bulbs on his Toyota Tundra.

I installed the switchback LEDs and the interior lights tonight.

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Here is the scoop:

Parking lights on – ignition off:

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Ignition on parking lights on or DRLs on:

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Lights on:

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Then, when you use the turn signals, they turn to amber when the lights are on.

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Pretty simple install overall.

While I was at it….I switched out the eight dome and puddle lights….

Before/After:

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3157 Switchback LED Lights Upgrade for 2012 Toyota Tacoma

2012 Toyota Tacoma is very popular for its rugged look, but a small addition of switchback LED such as 3157 switchback lights will surely make it the ‘Mean Machine’. Just look at the pictures of this 2012 Toyota Tacoma with 3157 switchback lights and see for yourself ‘the big difference that a tiny little upgrade has made to it’.

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If you want to give your car a cool road ruler look, then 3157 switchback lights is the best upgrade for you. Switchback LED bulbs are widely used by people these days as they are far better than traditional bulbs in terms of both performance as well looks. The best part about these switchback LED bulbs is that they are around 20 to 25% brighter than normal bulbs.

Toyota Tacoma 3157 Switchback LED 2

3157 switchback lights runs fine as daytime running lights during the day. These lights are designed in such a manner that while the headlight is on, the color of the lights will be Xenon white and if you activate the signal, the white light will be quickly switched to Amber Yellow. It is highly impossible to notice the turn signals given by cars especially during the daytime. However, 3157 switchback serves a great purpose of giving clear front turn signals during the day as they are a lot brighter than other bulbs.

Toyota Tacoma 3157 Switchback LED 3

You can install these 3157 switchback light bulbs very easily and all you have to do is just remove the old bulbs and replace them with 3157 switchback light bulbs. It is always advisable to install load resistors in order to prevent hyper flashing and other malfunction problems. If you have any difficulty in installing these 3157 switchback lights then you can call iJDMTOY for technical assistance. However, trust me if you carefully follow the installation instruction then installing these babies will be a piece of cake for you. Ideally, switchback LED bulbs cost around $30-35 each but at iJDMTOY.com you can buy a pair of these bulbs along with the load resistors for just $43.

Toyota Tacoma 3157 Switchback LED 4

You can install these babies on wide range of cars as well as trucks without any difficulty. Install them in order to give your vehicle a stand out of the crowd look. If you care for your car and you wish to buy cool upgrades at a reasonable price then just log on to iJDMTOY.com for more attractive and low priced deals.

High Power Switchback 3157 LED Turn Signal Light Bulbs

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GMC Sierra with Cool High Power Switchback LED Bulbs

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After installing the High Power Switchback LED bulbs on that GMC Sierra, the whole vehicle got a shiny new sleek style. This trendy lighting product emits a distinctive brightness, which perfectly matches the clear look of the headlights and contributes to the unique look of that GMC.

High Power Switchback 2

You just can’t miss the Dual-Color LED bulbs, because they have some very cool features – these lights will stay on white as daytime running lights when you are driving, and when the turn signal is activated, the lights will automatically switch from white to amber and start flashing. And this isn’t everything – the new designed switchback LED bulb is powered with High Power LED chip plus the magnified projectors in front, which makes this LED bulb 2 to 3 times brighter and shaper than conventional LED bulb. High Power Switchback bulbs work well during night time and as we all know, increased lighting is always welcome. Actually, if you park your car in front of a wall, the LED bulb will project a huge circular lighting spot.

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Since this product will replace 3157, 3057, 3357, 3457 and 4157 bulbs in a quick and easy way, please note that you might need to add a pair of load resistors to prevent hyper flashing or malfunction problem. But that’s only if you are using these LED bulbs for turn signal lights. Anyway, feel free to contact us.

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Easy and affordable, this fancy High Power Switchback LED bulb is the simplest way to dramatically change your car’s appearance – see that GMC Sierra for instance. Dual-Color LED bulbs could be a great complement to HID lights and the extra output and color completes how a car should appear to be. You just can’t go wrong with the High Power Switchback LED bulbs from iJDMTOY.

High Power Switchback 3157 LED Turn Signal Light Bulbs

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