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Re: Putco LED conversion list

I guess I am upset he told me twice one of his putco bulbs would fit the fog lights without modification and it simply wasn't true. I can't return it because the head of the bulb broke and fell inside the fog lens. :-(

Has anyone done a colored interior lighting other than white? I thought it would look bad ass in red, specially with an all black interior (have custom black katzkin)
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Re: Putco LED conversion list

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I guess I am upset he told me twice one of his putco bulbs would fit the fog lights without modification and it simply wasn't true. I can't return it because the head of the bulb broke and fell inside the fog lens. :-
I got the same story...the Putco 230001 series bulbs definitely do not fit securely in the OEM socket, even after trimming down tabs on the bodies as a few have suggested. Maybe my definition of secure is different from other members!
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:37 PM
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I guess I am upset he told me twice one of his putco bulbs would fit the fog lights without modification and it simply wasn't true. I can't return it because the head of the bulb broke and fell inside the fog lens. :-(

Has anyone done a colored interior lighting other than white? I thought it would look bad ass in red, specially with an all black interior (have custom black katzkin)
Did you cause the head of the bulb to break, if not then you might be able to contact steve and get him to exchange it for another item. The only downside as you mentioned is yes, if your in a hurry its not the fastest, most bulbs are drop shipped. Meaning he places the order and they ship direct from Putco, so if Putco is backordered or takes there sweet old time, there isn't much to do. Amazon is a place that either has it in stock, or doesn't.
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Re: Putco LED conversion list

Yes, it's probably my fault... I guess I pushed it in too hard thinking I could force it in place. So I'll cut my loses and move on... it's fine.
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I found some short 194 LED bulbs on eBay for under $4 that fit great in the overhead console lights and match the other interior Putco bulbs perfectly. The bulbs with 2 rows of lights are too long to fit and the other 194 styles w/ only a single bulb were not bright enough, IMHO. I did not see a Putco equivalent listed on the first page, not to mention these were a lot cheaper, even when compared to Putco bulbs on Amazon! It appears that Jeep already has some type LED in the "map" portion of the lights...just wish they were a bit whiter, but not sure how easily they are changed out.


Would be really interested to know If anyone's figured out how to replace the map lights as well. It bothers me that they're a different color than the console lights, especially since they're right next to each other
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Re: Putco LED conversion list

Man these reverse are bright... nice mod... The other liftgate LED's are definitively brighter than the halogens. I didn't take a picture but compared sides when I was replacing. I got all LED's in the rear except the licence plate. I fear it might affect the aftermarket rear view camera I have attached on one of the plate's screws. I wish the LED's that came with my taillight solutions kit were as bright or that I could drive with my reverse on all the time.

I ordered the front markers from amazon... how do you install these? Please don't tell me it has to be done thru that small hole on the wheel well?

I attached a few shots for those in doubt. (taken with my cell)
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Re: Putco LED conversion list

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Man these reverse are bright... nice mod... The other liftgate LED's are definitively brighter than the halogens. I didn't take a picture but compared sides when I was replacing. I got all LED's in the rear except the licence plate. I fear it might affect the aftermarket rear view camera I have attached on one of the plate's screws. I wish the LED's that came with my taillight solutions kit were as bright or that I could drive with my reverse on all the time.

I ordered the front markers from amazon... how do you install these? Please don't tell me it has to be done thru that small hole on the wheel well?

I attached a few shots for those in doubt. (taken with my cell)
more details on the lights you used? how did you access the lights, did you have to remove the trim - pointers, tips?
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Looks like they changed the main reverse, tailgate reverse as well as the interior liftgate/cargo lights..
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Looks like they changed the main reverse, tailgate reverse as well as the interior liftgate/cargo lights..


i know that, i was asking what brand he used?
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Re: Putco LED conversion list

Hey guys... I just used the list on the first page of this thread and ordered main reverse (brightest), tailgate reverse, and tailgate lights. On the list there are two "main reverse" lights. I chose the brightest one... I edited my post and added a picture of the boxes.

I had already installed the tailgate brake/turn. There is a separate thread on that. The kit can be ordered from Taillightsolutions.com. (I'm not associated with them in any way, but they did provide great support and service)

As another member suggested to me, to install the tailgate lights, I opened the tailgate and popped out the interior from the bottom. I popped out all the clips at the bottom and a few of them on the sides. You don't need to take the whole thing out. You will see the back of the lights as soon as you start detaching the panel.

The only tricky part of this was to put the tail light lense back on with all the new wiring including resistors for the turn/brake LED's. The kit harness comes with the resistors attached, it's a truly plug and play install for the most part (no wire splicing, etc.).

Glad to contribute...
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I just used the list on the first page of this thread and ordered main reverse (brightest), tailgate reverse, and tailgate lights. On the list there are two "main reverse" lights. I chose the brightest one... I edited my post and added a picture of the boxes.

I had already installed the tailgate brake/turn. There is a separate thread on that.

As another member suggested to me, to install the tailgate lights, I opened the tailgate and popped out the interior from the bottom. I popped out all the clips at the bottom and a few of them on the sides. You don't need to take the whole thing out. You will see the back of the lights as soon as you start detaching the panel.
Glad I could help you open your wallet, looks like I've contributed to all those mods in one way or another....

1) Putco LED List..... Check
2) TailLight Soultions Write up.... Check
3) Suggestion on how to put in tailgate bulbs easier.... Check


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