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Old 11-05-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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I'd like to get more light into the cargo area when the rear hatch is open.

Anyone swap out their stock bulbs with LED bulbs? If so where did you get them from, and the part numbers would be a big help.

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I'd like to get more light into the cargo area when the rear hatch is open.

Anyone swap out their stock bulbs with LED bulbs? If so where did you get them from, and the part numbers would be a big help.

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Hi I got mine from tunerdomes.com and they have a kit that has all the lights for the interior. Great product
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For interior lights do not need CAN BUS Error Free LED, only for exterior lighting

You need W5W 12v5W LED
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For interior lights do not need CAN BUS Error Free LED, only for exterior lighting

You need W5W 12v5W LED
depends on what type of LEDs the OP gets. I think the cheap LEDs will flicker or stay on but very very dim.
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depends on what type of LEDs the OP gets. I think the cheap LEDs will flicker or stay on but very very dim.
I did not wrote expensive or cheap LED bulbs, but only for internal lighting do not need CAN BUS Error Free

Many sellers charge a lot more expensive bulbs CAN BUS Error Free
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I did not wrote expensive or cheap LED bulbs, but only for internal lighting do not need CAN BUS Error Free

Many sellers charge a lot more expensive bulbs CAN BUS Error Free
Yep...I can confirm this! Just did all my interior lighting for less than $20 (no need for CAN BUS Error Free)

And for the OP...you'll need 3x T10 LEDs for the trunk/hatch area. You can get it on eBay for around $5 for some really bright ones.

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I did not wrote expensive or cheap LED bulbs, but only for internal lighting do not need CAN BUS Error Free

Many sellers charge a lot more expensive bulbs CAN BUS Error Free
I think it would be best to have the can bus error free bulbs.
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I think it would be best to have the can bus error free bulbs.
Ok I respect your decision

Why, which's the reason ?
Because of this you pay more, or ....?????
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Ok I respect your decision

Why, which's the reason ?
Because of this you pay more, or ....?????
LED bulbs stays dim even when the car is off. its just weird. maybe I should send you a pic later tonight lol
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LED bulbs stays dim even when the car is off. its just weird. maybe I should send you a pic later tonight lol
I do not have that problem
LED error free have built-in resistor that does not give the error in the system, but it is only for outdoor lighting do not know how this will help
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LED bulbs stays dim even when the car is off. its just weird. maybe I should send you a pic later tonight lol
Are you using regular LEDs or the error free ones?
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Are you using regular LEDs or the error free ones?
im using error free ones now. before I was just using the regular ones cheapo one.
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Thanks for the advice everyone!
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Anyone have a link to a reputable seller of said error free LEDs that work fine?
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Highly recommended:
http://www.tunerdomes.com/index.php?...&productId=130
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+ 1 on Tunerdomes, I just put them in.

I was surprised that the lights they indicated for the door puddle lights probably should have been used instead in the map lights, and the map light LEDs put in the puddle light locations. The puddle light LEDs have an extra LED shining on the end of the assembly that the map lights don't & makes the puddle lights extra bright.
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Is it just me? $130 seems awfully expensive for some LEDs...
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I'm with you Kaitlyn - If I could buy just the ones I want instead of the entire package, I'd be more likely to go for $25 for three bulbs - I don't want to do the entire car, just the cargo area. So I think eBay may be the only option...
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I'm with you Kaitlyn - If I could buy just the ones I want instead of the entire package, I'd be more likely to go for $25 for three bulbs - I don't want to do the entire car, just the cargo area. So I think eBay may be the only option...
Be sure to take some before/after photos! (constant ISO, aperture, shutter speed ) so we can see the difference!
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While I agree $130 is not cheap for few lights, I had a bad experience with cheap(er) LEDs, namely:
- no gradual dim down, more of a flicker, then off
- individual bulbs had a different white temperature.
- was unable to turn on the reading lights with ignition off.
- some lights were never 100% off and very dimly lit when car was locked.
Not saying that all cheap LEDs are bad, but you get what you pay for.
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