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I noticed awhile back that there was a post with a list/recommendations for LED replacement bulbs for smaller JD’s. Does any such list/resource exist for a 5085M? I’ve attempted to research replacements on my own, and the more I look, the more confused I get. Eventually I would like to replace all of them, but right now I need replacements for the OEM spot/flood lights that are mounted on the fenders and ROPS. I know that they make sealed LED replacements for those, but they are $$$. I’d like to just try a bulb replacement if possible. Thanks.
 

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Do you know the number of the stock bulb your tractor is currently using?
I could probably cross reference that to a suitable bulb for ya.
 

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Most, including myself found LED replacement bulbs to be lacking in performance. The issue is not limited to the 5085M. It’s because the reflectors are designed for halogen bulbs. When I replaced mine the LED bulb “looked” brighter to my eye but the light never seemed to reach the ground.

I eventually ended up replacing the entire work light with a LED unit which worked much better.
 
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Most, including myself found LED replacement bulbs to be lacking in performance. The issue is not limited to the 5085M. It’s because the reflectors are designed for halogen bulbs. When I replaced mine the LED bulb “looked” brighter to my eye but the light never seemed to reach the ground.

I eventually ended up replacing the entire work light with a LED unit which worked much better.
I guess the LED unit it is for the work lights at least. Thanks for the info.
 

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Do you know the number of the stock bulb your tractor is currently using?
I could probably cross reference that to a suitable bulb for ya.
I’ll probably go with the LED worklight units based on jgayman’s advice, but I’ll see what the other bulb #’s are (headlights, etc) and replace them. I’ll advise. Thanks.
 
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