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Old 02-27-2012, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by deekay911 View Post
You don't really need a kit - just buy the 12V T5 Red LED's and solder them in, in place of the bulbs. Make sure they are the right way round, and you are done. These LED's are available on ebay and a ton of other places, you'll get them all for less than $10.
deekay, I think this is a great option. Still curious about the "mcd" (Luminous Intensity) on these?
Could you post pictures of the result?



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No, I am saying that the orange and green signs on the central console are decolored with the LEDs I tried ( white)
So I went back to regular
Were these LEDs the cool or warm white kind?


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Old 02-27-2012, 06:37 PM
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While we are on LED subject, has anybody tried this in their dome lights (especially cab owners)?: http://www.ebay.com/itm/140624590288...#ht_3939wt_944
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I've LED bulbs in my interior, engine and trunk lights.
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I've LED bulbs in my interior, engine and trunk lights.
same here
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The ones I've URL'd or something else?

The dome light is truly dim on 993 cabs. Only my Miata dome light is dimmer (the brilliant Mazda engineers made the dome light lens... black).
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mine are the Festoon type like this one
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:11 PM
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I have them in my cab dome light, engine bay and front trunk

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Old 02-27-2012, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by nile13 View Post
The ones I've URL'd or something else?

The dome light is truly dim on 993 cabs. Only my Miata dome light is dimmer (the brilliant Mazda engineers made the dome light lens... black).
This one. BTW, this guy has been on ebay for years.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1pc-44mm-211...sories&vxp=mtr
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Originally Posted by jo-hans View Post
deekay, I think this is a great option. Still curious about the "mcd" (Luminous Intensity) on these?
Could you post pictures of the result?
Pictures as requested - these are the red 12V T5 LEDs - first with flash, second without:



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Old 02-27-2012, 08:10 PM
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Red LED's nice

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Old 02-27-2012, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by deekay911 View Post
Pictures as requested - these are the red 12V T5 LEDs - first with flash, second without:
That looks perfect deekay!

If possible and whenever I also like to see a picture outside in daylight.

Thanks!
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:07 PM
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Thanks, guys! I'll try the ones Ed pointed to.

Mike. are they all the same bulbs for dome, engine bay and frunk?
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As far as I remember they are the same

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All the same
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breathing some life into an old thread......looking to see if anyone can point me in the right direction for the correct bulbs needed and the resistor for the brake light conversion. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

TIA!

-Andy

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