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Old 05-21-2005, 12:20 PM   #1
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i wanna redo my interior lighting, i dont want colors i just want white cuz that yellow incandescent is nasty. i know cold cathode would probly be best for the door lights, but does anyone know if they made a cold cathode that could be made to fit the map/reading/mirror lights? led'* would be pretty expensive
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I'm not sure if they make cold cathodes that small and if they did I don't know where you would fit the transformer. Look at www.oznium.com they have good prices on both cold cathodes and leds.
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I'm not sure if they make cold cathodes that small and if they did I don't know where you would fit the transformer. Look at www.oznium.com they have good prices on both cold cathodes and leds.
This web site is a good source, look through the forums they have for a topic where they discuss removing the cold cathodes from the acrylic tubes. I think that may be the solution your are looking for.
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LEDs arent really that expensive if you build it yourself, you can probably put LEDs in your maplights for about 20 bucks max
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