5W5 equivalent LED (T10 base)

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I'm looking for the best possible replacement for a 5W5 wedge bulb (door puddle light).

I'm not sure what the best LED option is. Looking for bright and even light. The lamp housing does not have a reflector. All the SMLEDs should be on only one side of the "bulb." SMLEDs that face any other direction are wasted. Is there such a T10 type LED unit?
 

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All those are the the 360 degree or forward beam type that will waste most of the light output. Lumens are kind of low. I'm more looking for a recommendation based on first-hand experience.
You may need to be the guinea pig…
 
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I have used this one, light output is great, but it is oversized…

Try 921 on Super Bright, it yields some disc bulbs…
 
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The 193 and 194 bulbs (3w and 4w, respectively) have a thinner base than the 5W5.
The 921 is said to be built to 19304 specs so I wouldn't swap one into service where a 5W5 is used.
People commonly replace a blown 5 with a 193 or 194 and get scorching and buzzing.

Also, the applications for the 5W5 can be real tight so any bulkiness of an LED works against you.
 

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Going by the design, side lighting only and a slim construction, I'd expect the Morimoto XB to be a good fit. 200 lumens, about 70% more light output than a conventional 5W5, should be sufficient for door puddle lights. Has anybody here tried those? ECS Tuning sells them.

 
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