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I'm assuming it's a bad idea but thought I'd ask.
https://www.ledlight.com/g18-s25-6-24v-non-polarity.aspx
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A/C led bulbs fliker on tick over and they aren't very vibration resistant they get very hot too
or at least the one i used did
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I've run 12v AC LED's for a couple years and they have tended to either die very quickly or last indefinitely. Definitely buy a spare or two of whatever you pick up.

It's brighter than incandescent, especially at idle, but not nearly as bright as a 12v DC LED.
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Its a bad idea....
The 12V variants are just about OK (they will only light on the positive half of the voltage from the coil...but you wont really see this flickering)....even then you should be fitting a zener diode across the light
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Was riding into work today and a guy pulled up along side me on a bicycle. He said he had a '58 Allstate. I had mentioned the brake light. He said he wired a separate one (led) off of the brake switch with a battery in the storage cowl.Ran it along side the stock light inside the lens of the scooter. Interesting idea.
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Yep...if you start adding the 'battery' word then you can stick leds anywhere and everywhere:-)
I had a tinker a couple of years ago and am happy with my leds (a bit of fettling and a small Ally bracket)...although its a 12VAC non battery version. Still nice n bright though
Kevin
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