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Old 06-14-2011, 06:23 PM
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Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

I ordered these bulbs[IMG][/IMG]


to Replace these bulbs
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and i cant figure out how to damn install these things.. what exactly are the steps cant take out the whole harness so Im lost.. it was a video on here i was searching for but cant seem to find it.. all help is appreciated
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:28 PM
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

Hahaha those pictures are awful! Sorry... that's all i've got.
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

Is that the license plate bulb? If so, you have to wiggle it back and forward or use needle nose pliers like I did. I did both.
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

are you trying to replace the license plate bulbs?
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

yea... idk y evo gave me such an terrible pic... and yea trying to do my license plate bulbs
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

Also, you will be better off using a wedge bulb like this one,



Order from V-LEDS.com and you won't be disappointed. They have prices for everybody. I recommend the HP (High Power) bulbs with a built in circuit to prevent voltage spikes.

As for the license plates, get High Power LEDs but not too bright because it would look ridiculous.
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

so just pull out the wire all the way?
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

This should help http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php...ense+plate+led

Go down to where he installs the license plate bulbs
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

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so just pull out the wire all the way?
No. Just the bulb. The bulb comes right out. Wiggle wiggle wiggle. It was tough for a lot of people but it comes out.
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

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No. Just the bulb. The bulb comes right out. Wiggle wiggle wiggle. It was tough for a lot of people but it comes out.
There's a joke in there somewhere.
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There's a joke in there somewhere.
I'm full of jokes if you and everybody else on this forum haven't noticed already.
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Re: Bulbs Got me Feeling like an idiot

if you can get your hands on a rubber coated needlenose pair of pliers youll be set. itll be cake. getting them in takes some finagling too but no more than 10 minutes from start to finish id say.

be careful not to brake the bulb because that is no fun to get out... believe me. had to be very careful to pull the remaining parts out by the filament of the bulb. it was easier but nerve racking.

i also agree to the vleds ones posted above. had them on two cars. love em.
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