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Re: Yellow LED map light replacement guide with pictures.

thank you guys! I couldn't let this go through the night! LOL now I can sleep tonight.

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Re: Yellow LED map light replacement guide with pictures.

JT I need your home address so I can send you my housing for replacement.
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nice! why didn't i think of this
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Re: Yellow LED map light replacement guide with pictures.

It looks like if I am a total noob to soldering that I shouldn't make this my first project.
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It looks like if I am a total noob to soldering that I shouldn't make this my first project.
Yeah even though it can be done, these are VERY small connections and you are also dealing with a very thin and fragile ribbon cable.
Id you are a NOOB, what I would recommend doing is maybe buying a second overhead console. They seem to be readily available used on ebay for pretty cheap in new condition. That way if one gets messed up you have the original to go back to. Just a thought if you think you wanna give it a shot.
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Yeah even though it can be done, these are VERY small connections and you are also dealing with a very thin and fragile ribbon cable.
Id you are a NOOB, what I would recommend doing is maybe buying a second overhead console. They seem to be readily available used on ebay for pretty cheap in new condition. That way if one gets messed up you have the original to go back to. Just a thought if you think you wanna give it a shot.
And it's not possible to just replace the led on the bird and leave the wiring alone?
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Re: Yellow LED map light replacement guide with pictures.

Ok so with the help of a friend who works at a business who does soldering I completed the LED swap. The difference in person is nothing short of amazing:
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^^^VERY nice!! Looks awesome.
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^^^VERY nice!! Looks awesome.

Thank you. I also did the vanitys and lift gate while I was at it. When you see the leds right next to the sock lights you can really appreciate the difference:

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Thank you. I also did the vanitys and lift gate while I was at it. When you see the leds right next to the sock lights you can really appreciate the difference:

What bulbs did you use for the visor mirror? Linky please?
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What bulbs did you use for the visor mirror? Linky please?
Superbrightleds.com I had to call to get the type of bulb that fit our vanity. I'll try and find the invoice email.
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