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atomic led lights?

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by lawnboy2121, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    Is anyone running the atomic led cab lights in a ford ? Just wondering how bright they are when they are flashing and how hard they were to install
  2. dieseltech

    dieseltech Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    There is a video up right now in the thread dissociative does great work
  3. hardwoodcd

    hardwoodcd Senior Member
    Messages: 253

  4. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    only trick to install is on 2007 or older you have to reverse the power and ground wires factory....or they don't work....

    then add 2 diodes and you can make the mirror mod happen at the same time....
  5. whitee989

    whitee989 Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 4

    I just installed them on my 05 250. Still having some issues getting the running lights to turn off when the strobes come on. Atomic's instructions suck regarding the wiring diagram and how to wire up the relay. I got fed up after two days and had to put the project aside so I didn't break them.

    Other than that, I think they look awesome and keep a nice clean look for the truck. The running light portion looks great. (Better than recon IMO)
  6. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    thanks for the replys
  7. 06FX4Blizzard

    06FX4Blizzard Member
    from NE ohio
    Messages: 96

    Have the installed on my 2011 f350 and love them
  8. tuna

    tuna Senior Member
    Messages: 488

    Could you elaborate on the mirror mod some more.I`m planning to get the atomics for my F250 and would love to have the mirrors flash.
  9. mrv8outboard

    mrv8outboard Senior Member
    Messages: 205

    I have them on my 2000 F350 (amber ones) and they are great. I have installed a few others with no problems. The wiring is very straight forward.
  10. Hambrick & Co.

    Hambrick & Co. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,350

    I have them on my 09 F250 and they work fine, easy to install. I have the same issue that my running lights don't turn off when the atomic LEDs are on.
  11. Loaderpusher

    Loaderpusher Member
    Messages: 52

    I installed them on my 2007 F-250 and they look awesome. While installing them I left one stock one on and turned the lights on to compare and the leds are a lot brighter. Installation wasnt bad just time consuming. I think it took me longer to find the damn wire for my upfitter switches than installing the lights. My running lights turn off when the strobes come on, so i am not sure why other people are having problems with it.
  12. whitee989

    whitee989 Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 4


    Atomic has two LED flasher modules in ciruclation. The older is a Whelen ULF44...It requires a seperate SPDT relay to be wired in to kill the running lights while the strobes are on.
    They also have the new Atomic Flasher with has a Running Light (RL) in and and RL out. This flasher has the relay built in so is much more easy to install.

    I'll be doing a full install write up after the holidays. Stay tuned!
  13. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 688

    I have found them to be effective at night, but not so much during the day.
  14. Hambrick & Co.

    Hambrick & Co. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,350

    The flasher I have has the RL in and out and it still doesnt kill the lights when the strobe feature is on.
  15. 1982atm

    1982atm Senior Member
    from indy
    Messages: 146

    i have them and think they suck during the day but are very nice at night
  16. whitee989

    whitee989 Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 4

  17. fire1brian

    fire1brian Junior Member
    from NKY
    Messages: 1

    Atomic LED

    I just bought the atomic leds in red for my 08 F350. I do not have cab lights now, I will have to drill and wire them myself. Any words of advice, before I do.
  18. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    email me...................
  19. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    I hope things have settled down a bit at home ---

    I too have been busy -- I'll give you a call in a day or so...
  20. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    if you did reverse the + and - in the harness then that may be why....in the newer trucks you DO NOT reverse the factory + and - BUT...in the pre 2007? trucks you have to reverse them..

    otherwise we need to verify the flasher unit it breaking the connection via a volt ohm meter...

    Greco.....yea...hes doing real good now....thanks for asking...on my way tomorrow to gather parts for a "secret build" heheheheh..:mechanic: