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Old 02-13-2007, 05:43 PM   #11
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Has anyone found... a replacement led or a way to make leds work for the small white bulbs?
you would have to remove the bulb and make your own LED replacement
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Has anyone found... a replacement led or a way to make leds work for the small white bulbs?
ok your trying to replace the Door bulbs right?

Then these should work for ya
They at bulb # 74

http://autolumination.com/74.htm
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Hey i am beginning to start interior lighting and i can't find a led light that is as small as the one in the side doors?

Can anyone help me out .. or tell me where to find the side door lights i want some blue leds in place of the side stock lights...
What type of vehicle are you working on? Maybe I'm not reading this correctly but are you trying to replace existing LED'* with blue ones, replace incandescents with LED'* or a combination of both. LED'* are not a direct replacement for incandescent bulbs. The commercially available LED bulb replacements (Ie for 194'* and 1157'*, etc) have additional components in the base of the assy. Discrete LED'* have a range of operating voltages. Red for example often operate at 1.9 - 2.2 VDC and cannot be "dropped" in as a direct replacment. Blue LED'* generally operate at a slightlly higher voltage. In order to do this you also have to consider adding a current limiting resistor. If you are looking at LED'* do you require surface mount on through hole? If surface mount, you'll also required some more specialized tools to avoid damaging the parts. If you want correct lighting, you'll need to spec in a part rated with the appropriate millicandela rating. There are literally hundreds of discrete LED possibilities depending on what you're trying to achieve.
I just want to somehow replace those small white bulbs with some thing blue. Like blue led lights or bulbs.... I tryied painting them but it melted... i also tried the blue caps they also melted so i really need to find some replacement... to match my other blue led i am going to add...

My plan is to replace all my stock lights with led lights that are blue then i am going to buy some blue led tubes

I read earlier in this thread that one this site http://autolumination.com/74.htm there might be some leds that would fit what ones are they? theres more than one on the page and when replacing them.. do i take the bulb out of the stock plastic covering or does the other bulbs at autilumination have plastic covering that will fit in the side door ?.. what iam trying to say is can you remove the white bulb out of the casing.. so you can put a replacement in ??

Car i am working on because someone in the thread asked before a
97 Pontaic Bonneville SSE anymore question you need about my car just ask.

Please get back to me ..........
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I'm not familiar with pre 2000 Bonnevilles and so I can't picture in my mind what you're looking at. Having said that however, the principles of what you're trying to achieve remain the same. Have a look at the picture below and tell me if the bulb you're trying to replace is similar in appearance. The one in the picture is backlighting from a HVAC control, but this will give me an idea what you have. If not, a picture would be helpful (if possible).

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I didnt have the patience or the time to find the small led that fit the 92-99 so I just bought a bunch of blue leds on Ebay and just made the hole a little bigger to house them. Dark crappy pic, but you get the idea.

Worst case? You go to the Junk yard and get new trim pieces for 5 bux to get it back to stock if you ever want to.


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[quote="BLACK94SSEi"]I didnt have the patience or the time to find the small led that fit the 92-99 so I just bought a bunch of blue leds on Ebay and just made the hole a little bigger to house them. Dark crappy pic, but you get the idea.

Worst case? You go to the Junk yard and get new trim pieces for 5 bux to get it back to stock if you ever want to.

damn i like that led install in that pick was that hard??

Also i working on getting a phone of the light i should have it in 30 mins ... i have to go take the light out of my car .. all keep you posted
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that light already exists on the car, changing it to red isn't that hard.
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I'm not familiar with pre 2000 Bonnevilles and so I can't picture in my mind what you're looking at. Having said that however, the principles of what you're trying to achieve remain the same. Have a look at the picture below and tell me if the bulb you're trying to replace is similar in appearance. The one in the picture is backlighting from a HVAC control, but this will give me an idea what you have. If not, a picture would be helpful (if possible).

img http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w...ampleBulb.jpg]
here is a pic of the light inside th casing so you can see the clearance
http://www1.filehost.to/files/2007-0...4_IMG_0086.jpg

Here is the picture of the bulb its self and the casing
http://www2.filehost.to/files/2007-0...3_IMG_0093.JPG

heres another good look at it
http://www2.filehost.to/files/2007-0...IMG_0093_1.JPG
sry my photos are a little big i have a new digital camera i don't quite know how to use it lol

If you need more picture to help my out just ask.. lol
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I'll see what I can find for you. I'll be at work until Friday though so it will be a couple of days.
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Has anyone else every tried to do that samething i am trying to do ?
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