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How to- swap out your map lights (for LED's) *pics*

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Old 06-17-2009, 04:01 PM   #21
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Thanks. Great instructions! I put a set in. It took me 10 mins total including finding my dang keys!!
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:42 AM   #22
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wow i have to do thise, looks great
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:40 AM   #23
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Default Quicky Method

First off, this is a quality post with great pics to illustrate the install... we all appreciate the time it took to write it up.

I have now done this install 3 times. The first time, on my Mustang, I followed this post and the install went great. The other 2 times (friend's car's lol) I simply pried the plastic lens covers off. I used a small flat head screwdriver and very gently placed the blade in-between the plastic lens and the surrounding opening and pried just a very little bit. I moved around the lens and the little sucker pops right out. No scratches or marks anywhere if done slowly and carefully.

Takes just about 1 minute per lens and I would have no hesitation doing it this way next time, even on my own car ;-). The reason I tried this easy way is I was always afraid of breaking those little brackets or the housing.
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Old 07-26-2009, 09:37 AM   #24
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Default Great post!

This is something I will definitely do once I get back from the "sandbox"! Thanks for taking the time to document everything, and everyone else's input...
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Old 08-05-2009, 09:29 PM   #25
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Definitely a great bang for the buck mod!

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Old 10-24-2009, 12:58 PM   #26
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all i have to say is thank you.....ive been lookin for this for like 3 straight days and couldnt find a damn thing on it...good stuff
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Old 11-26-2009, 07:10 AM   #27
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so cool, i am gonna do this.

is there any way to change my dashboard background lightining color?

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Old 11-26-2009, 01:41 PM   #28
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Click the image to open in full size. if blue is your color-- here is a preview

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Old 12-19-2009, 07:27 PM   #29
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Great write up. When I did mine my friend and I simply removed the lens covers and pulled out the existing bulbs. Replaced them with the LEDs and put the lens covers back on. Mine do stay on a little bit all the time but they do not seem to affect anything. I just added a Blue LED interior lighting kit, Blue LED underbody kit, 7 color LED engine kit and some Blue LED Blue bars to the trunk as well. I've got one left to install in the grille.

Here's an interior shot of the LED Map lights with the interior kit.

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Old 12-31-2009, 07:04 PM   #30
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I installed these and was a little surprised that they stay on dimly so I searched and found this thread.
After some checking it seems mine will stay on a while but will shut off completely after about 15-20 minutes.
So it's not a problem at all. The blue does look very cool and is easier on the eyes at 5am.
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