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Old 02-02-2010, 12:16 AM   #1
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I am curious what size bulbs are in the front map light and rear dome lights over the doors? Im looking to replace all the interior lights in my car with white LED'*.

Im gonna use these for the lights in the door panels and under the dash. 6" in the doors and 1' per side under the dash.
http://www.oznium.com/led-ribbon

and these to make it all work.
http://www.oznium.com/dummy-bulbs

But I cant figure out what size the festoon bulbs in the front map light and rear dome lights are. sylvania.com isn't as specific as id like.

so i ask you guys. what size are the festoon bulbs? and can i use the 168 dummy bulb in a PC168 socket?
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I forget what size the festoons are, I would take pme out and measure it so you don't get too short or long bulbs

using the 168 in a PC168 should work, I've never heard of a PC168 though
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Saw the same post from you at BonnevillePro and answered it with a link to Sylvania'* site. Unfortuantely I then copied a link from here to there for you to answer the next question and link you to the answer here, so I don't still have the link on my clipboard.

But yeah..I answered it in one of the spots you posted it.
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I forget what size the festoons are, I would take pme out and measure it so you don't get too short or long bulbs

using the 168 in a PC168 should work, I've never heard of a PC168 though
i figured they would. i just wanted to make sure.

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Saw the same post from you at BonnevillePro and answered it with a link to Sylvania'* site. Unfortuantely I then copied a link from here to there for you to answer the next question and link you to the answer here, so I don't still have the link on my clipboard.

But yeah..I answered it in one of the spots you posted it.
i saw that. thank you. but sylvania has like 5 diff bulbs lasted as step/courtesy lights. its irritating.
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You're using light strips inside dummy bulbs? That'* the hard way of doing things, but if that'* what you want, go for it. You might achieve a more interesting (or at least less expensive) method of doing the LED conversion. I just bit the bullet and bought pre-made bulbs from superbrightleds.com.

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But I cant figure out what size the festoon bulbs in the front map light and rear dome lights are. sylvania.com isn't as specific as id like.
The rear dome lights are type 3022.

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so i ask you guys. what size are the festoon bulbs?
I can't seem to find a part number on the map lights, but they may be RL4410. They're 43.71 mm long (not counting the metal loops, 34.9 mm), if that helps.
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You're using light strips inside dummy bulbs? That'* the hard way of doing things, but if that'* what you want, go for it. You might achieve a more interesting (or at least less expensive) method of doing the LED conversion. I just bit the bullet and bought pre-made bulbs from superbrightleds.com.



The rear dome lights are type 3022.



I can't seem to find a part number on the map lights, but they may be RL4410. They're 43.71 mm long (not counting the metal loops, 34.9 mm), if that helps.
i can put 6" of LED'* in the door light. itll be 10x brighter than stock at least. ill probable end up putting 1ft of LEDs under each side of the dash.

im probably gonna buy some LED festoon bulbs for the rear dome and map lights.
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ironic that the sylvania site has neither of those numbers on their list... lol.

sylvania says the front map light is a 212-2 which is the same as a RL4410 now that i researched it. lol. i feel dumb.

so...

do i need the first ones or the last ones? both are 4410'* just one has the loop and the other doesnt.

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Yes, you do need loops for the map lights. No loops in the back, though.
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ok. i think thats everything then,

lights in both doors, map light, dome light, and under dash light.

thank you sirs
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No problem. Post some pics when you're done. (I'm long overdue to do so.)
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