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Old 02-26-2012, 10:16 AM   #1
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LED Swapping

ok. i've started swapping out regular bulbs for leds. my plan is to do fogs, trunk, reverse, & front markers. anything that blinks i'm avoiding cuz all that crap is comp controller & i don't want to open up a can of worms there. now. the trunk is done. i started the fogs but one of the tabs is larger so they will not fit i have the headlight housings out, but the front markers are really tucked in there. i am going to have to pick up a really narrow pair of needle nose pliers for this. so, just the trunk is done. here are a couple of pics.


these are from ledlight.com part#45628W0 updates & more pics to come.


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Old 02-26-2012, 10:38 AM   #2
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For the front markers, if you are very careful, u can put a small flat tip screwdriver in the socker next to a wire and turn.... worked good for me..
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:54 AM   #3
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i'll try that. the tail light housings have me baffled. i found two small access doors in the trunk, but can't see how to remove them or access to the reverse bulbs.
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Cool, Yea Im wanting to do reverse, but gonna wait to see If I can get the trunk lid panels with Fog lights built in
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ok. got the reverse lights in. twice i went back & the pics didn't come out. i'm not going back. but i did manage to get pics how to get at these puppies. i also took an 1157 led from my old car & can confirm that it works! same thing though. pic didn't come out. here is what i got.



the last pic shows how the easy access to all tail light bulbs. hope this helps anyone looking to get at the bulbs.
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Cool, should be the same for the sedan (at least the light on the main body)
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So, did you manage to get any pics of the LED reverse lights? I'm curious as to how the output is.
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ok. got the bulbs tonight. just installed them. here they are. first pic is regular bulb. second is led. i have them in the brakes as well. they do work. but they emit a slight glow (prolly due to low voltage) also i get message on screen ("brake lamp outage) or something like that. pics didn't work so i took a vid.


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here ya go Dunka. reverse light led swap. these are 1 watt led with 3 side firing.
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here ya go Dunka. reverse light led swap. these are 1 watt led with 3 side firing.
Thanks. Looks good. Got these bulbs from the same place as your others?
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