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I've got the OEM GM Brazil reflectors on my K1500 Suburban (manufactured for GM Brazil by Arteb: https://www.arteb.com.br/catalogo/?pa_veiculo=silverado ). These illuminate the road like a European "E-code" reflector.

I actually have two pairs of these, one on the Suburban and another on the shelf as a back-up.

Pictures of one of the reflectors are attached.

The low-beam has a broad horizontal pattern with good visibility into the ditches, with a sharp vertical cut-off to mitigate blinding of oncoming traffic.

The high beam has a very pin-point "spot-light" pattern, so the 4-high mod makes for a great set-up.
Do you run LEDs in them?
 
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Do you run LEDs in them?

No, I don't run LEDs. I never have in any of my vehicles.

I'm not a fan of LED retrofit "bulbs". Reflectors such as these are designed to be illuminated by a filament of a certain size and a filament in certain location radiating omnidirectionally. Installing anything else can adversely affect the illumination pattern; the pattern is a key benefit of the GM Brazil reflectors.

My $0.02.

One can use LEDs if they want of course, but it's not my choice and for the reasons given.
 
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The GM Brazil OEM GMT400 taillights differ from the US models.

This is something we haven't talked about much, if at all, and I can't say that I'm particularly thrilled by them, but if I could get them for a decent price I might consider a pair.
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I'd like to see the tail light circuit boards for those lenses. Dedicated brake wire, separate from the turn signal... integrated 4 to 5 converter? Or is the truck harness totally different?
 
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