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    Homemade DRLs... NOT stupid LED strips though!!

    I can't stand wannabe Audi lights, where people have fitted DRLs or bought aftermarket headlights that are "Audi-style", but I have to admit I can see the benefits in terms of being seen on the road.

    My question then, is thus:

    What's the minimum number of LEDs that would give the benefit of being seen easier, without being yet another Audi Light convert?

    I was toying with the idea of trialling a single bright LED, or perhaps 4 bulbs in a 2x2 "formation" in the corner of each headlight to see if it makes any difference.

    Any thoughts?
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    Still don't like them, although I suppose they are marginally better than the Audi offerings. Not subtle enough IMO.

    I want something that can't be seen when they're off, but obviously do the job when they're on.
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