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Old 10-01-2012, 04:08 AM   #11
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I replaced my under-the-hood 912 bulb with a couple of festoon LEDs, hardwired into an old bicycle light assembly. (OK, it was a phone camera, but this does throw a lot of light)
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:14 AM   #12
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step/courtesy - 194 Bulb, can fit some oversized bulbs
Map lights - same as dome - 578 festoon
glove box - 194 bulb
Cluster for 97-98 - 194 Bulbs

I think that's all of them for interior lights, I have all the sizes needed for dash lights in my Cluster color swap thread which browningSCrew added above
Cluster on the '97-'98 also needs two 37's along with the five 194s. The indicator lights (turn signals, door ajar, 4x4, etc) are also 37's, but since they're on so infrequently, most choose not to replace the existing bulbs.
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which one is the 3rd brake light? i think on your guide its 912 but on superbrightleds.com its 194, at least that's the one that i kept getting when i searched for the 912 led replacement.
On my truck all 3 were 912's
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Also, the bulb holder on the license plate light is too loose to hold the LED bulbs so you have to kind of push the metal prongs in so it gets a good connection and lights up
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On my truck all 3 were 912's
On my '98, the bed lights in that assembly were 4W 194s. The center 3rd brake light was a 912. And that one, has part of the plastic warped from the heat (Atlanta traffic always has you on the brake). I replaced the bedlights with 194s that had 10 LEDs in them, and the brake light with one that had 18 LEDs (longer, not wider).
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Also, the bulb holder on the license plate light is too loose to hold the LED bulbs so you have to kind of push the metal prongs in so it gets a good connection and lights up
It all depends where you get your LEDs from, too. The ones I got from China off Ebay had a thinner base, and one thin wire lead for + and -. These did require a needlenose pliers to close up the contacts. The ones I got off Superbrightleds.com were as thick at the base as the incandescent bulbs that came out, so no adjustment of the contacts were necessary. The ones from Superbrightleds.com are of higher quality, and one has yet to fail (I have about a 50/50 mix of vendor LEDs on mine.
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The door light is the step/courtesy light right? Putting together an order now to complete my swap as far as dome lights and such.
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The door light is the step/courtesy light right? Putting together an order now to complete my swap as far as dome lights and such.
Think I got scammed by amazon.. Ordered some and haven't go them
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Think I got scammed by amazon.. Ordered some and haven't go them
Mine took a couple weeks, did you track the shipping?
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Mine took a couple weeks, did you track the shipping?
Went on amazon and it doesn't show it
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