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Old 04-05-2014, 10:55 PM
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The LED parking lights I installed today. Paln on doing the courtesy lights as well
 
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:32 AM
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I just did the same thing to my 240...looks pretty pimp. My son just updated the interior lights of his s60 yesterday with emd led's and now my wife wants some in her xc.
 
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:07 PM
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this is video with all LED :
 
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:26 PM
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Nice video man. Seems like that would have taken a long time to do. I was thinking of all LED for my exterior and leg lights/dome lights but not the dash like that. The LED's you used for your parking lights are bright as hell! Are your headlights regular halogen bulbs? I really want to do an HID conversion and its impossible to find an easy way to do it. I mean install is fine, but doing it right and legal is the difficult part.
 
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:31 AM
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well it actually did not took me long time to install BUT it did take some time to find the right LED and colour match so that it did not stay on dim even when the car is running. So to prevent that i went with Canbus or error free LEDs for the dome part. and the rest are T10. So it was basically making sure all leds are of same colours. ( all white and not blueish tint).
The parking lights are bright because they are like 32 or 64 led/bulb.
My headlights are just regular halogen bulbs. ya i want to do HID too . but i have also heard that it might pop up some message on the dash board saying "change low beams" or something like that. So i think i will stick with halogen ones for now.
Plus if look at my other videos i have newly installed white LED fogs lights. So this white parking lights with halogen low beams and white led for fogs gives a unique combination.

But if you were to get the name brand with normal legal HID colour output i think you will be fine
 
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:17 AM
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I lot all of your videos, very nice. I wanted to go with 6000k hids to have that slight bluish tinge in it, which I believe is still legal, I'm just worried about blinding people if I don't use a projector. Some people said of you use a 55w hid kit it can get rid of the low bulb failure and warning or there's other fixes too. What brand LED did you go with.. I've been looking around for 32 led parking lights and can't find any.. It looks a lot nicer than my single led bulbs.
 
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Old 04-11-2014, 09:16 AM
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well i am not sure what brand. But did you search on amazon? thats where i got 90% of my LEDs.
Projector HID will be the best choice. But will require lot of modifying.
Did you also do license plate LEDs?
 
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:25 PM
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I found some on amazon. There are some 48 LED parking lights and also 68 LEDs. I think I'm just going to go with the 48 LED lights because the 68 has a lower rating and people say they short out and get really hot really quick, and since these will be on all the time, I don't want them to get too hot and short on me. I plan on doing the license plate lights as well. I'm considering doing my turn lamps in the back along with brake lights and reverse lights. For the tail lamps I need to get canbus error free right? There is a website that sells all of them for our models as well. I'll have to find it again. I saw you also had them for your courtesy lights under the mirror and took them off. I'm surprised they weren't as bright as I thought they'd be.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 07:28 PM
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Well the tail lamps in my year 2006 is all LEDS (ie brake light). But the tail parking lights are not LED. But i will leave as halogen bulbs. As for the reverse yes i do have LEDs on. Its one of those twist and turn type. i think mine is 10 led/bulb ( i think) but even then its very bright. and i love them.
Yes for the license plates lights do get canbus error free led. They are whiter and brighter. But for the trunk i just have regular festoon type leds.
The reason i got error free leds is that they are 100% pure white. That is, if you get the white colour. But if you were to get non-error leds then some sellers advertise as "white" but in reality its usually blueish. Which is like getto look. So thats why i went with error free/canbus on inside and license plates to give that pure white look.

As for the under the mirror lights. i did had LEDs (5led and even 10 led) but i noticed that they were not very bright at all. So i have switched back to regular halogen bulbs. I find that the halogen ones are more brighter and spread more light on the ground. The leds in any amount just sucks..
 
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How did you replace the lights in the stereo? What did you replace them with?
I have been banging my head against the wall on that one.
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:23 AM
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hmm lights on stereo? nope i have not touched those lights. Maybe its the camera and stuff. But ya i would say those are hard to change
 
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bummer, if I figure it out, I'll post results.
 
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Quick question, if I was do use LED for my headlights and brake lights, would I be able to tint them so the light wouldn't be as bright. Tinting is frowned upon in Washington as far as lights go, but do you think that would eliminate any issues?
 
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great job on the installation. looks really nice on your ride.
 
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