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post #1 of 6 Old 06-10-2015, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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Technostalgia Tail light help

I have had the Technostalgia tail lights installed for about 3 years now and little by little, they have been breaking more and more. So far about 15-20 LEDs are burnt out but that is not my main problem. My pass side tail light does not do anything when I press the brake or use the right turn signal. The left turn signal works fine (middle picture). I put 2 new resistors in and checked all the fuses but they are still not responding to anything. The weird thing is, both tail lights work fine in "show mode". I have a switch that when flipped, in turns on show mode. I checked all wires and everything seems to be secure. Has anyone else had this issue? Pics are attached but it may be hard to tell what I am trying to show.
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post #2 of 6 Old 06-11-2015, 08:01 PM
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I never heard of these tail lights. Have you tried contacting them to see what they have to say about your issue?

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post #3 of 6 Old 06-12-2015, 07:21 PM
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I have the Technostalgia taillights ... I thought I had a set of LEDs bad, so I contacted them and they had me send them back ... nothing was wrong with mine I found out ... I hadn't checked my wiring, which was my problem ... I would say contact them

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post #4 of 6 Old 06-13-2015, 10:47 AM
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Had mine for four years and never had an issue except for moisture on one light. They sent me another right away.

I see more and more Camaro's with these tail light all the time.

I love mine.

Contact Todd at the factory where they are built, great guy.

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post #5 of 6 Old 06-14-2015, 09:58 AM
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Todd took care of my one issue I had with my first set which was the passenger side inner light fogging up. Sent me out a replacement and I sent the old one back to them.

Now I had to buy another set for my new SS which the dealership did not want me to remove them from the car. These have worked flawlessly since I've had them and the only issue I've had was the battery drain and once I disconnected the show mode wire for that, the issue with battery drain ceased. Love these lights!

I have 2 sets of OEM's in the garage which I plan to open up one set and place some LEDs inside to give an afterburner affect on that semi circle inside.
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post #6 of 6 Old 06-15-2015, 01:12 PM
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I installed these on my V6 vert. in Jan. Had intermittent problem with them almost from the start. Problem is, someone you know must be following you before you know there is a problem. Began working with them right away. Received two replacements a couple of weeks ago and returned the defective ones. So far so good. My problems were much different than MAC's, but Todd made it right for me. I love these lights!
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