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Old 06-05-2013, 06:15 PM
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I've been researching and searching for answers for a couple days now, only to get more confused. so any help or links would be appreciated.

I have an HPI Sprint 2 Flux, 7.2v 4200maH battery and the basic HPI led light kit. I'm looking to swap the headlight LEDs out for a different color, but have a couple questions.

What size (3mm or 5mm) LEDs does this kit use?
What volt LEDs do I need that will work with the 7.2v battery? A standard 12v led? 6v-9v led?
Will I need a resistor or can I just wire the new LEDs in no problem?

again, any info or links that may answer these questions would be greatly appreciated, because at this point I'm kinda lost.
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:14 AM
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Usually the leds are 6volt. The front leds size depends on what your buckets can fit. Usually headlights are 5mm but there is no guarantee
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Old 06-08-2013, 01:22 PM
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thanks for the reply.
I ended up ordering some 5mm LEDs after measuring my buckets. The LEDs I bought said they were designed for use with rc cars and rated for 6v-9v with no need for a resistor as one is built in.
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