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Old 01-04-2008, 06:35 AM   #1
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Anyone know where to get the LEDs for the lights that light up the license plates at night? or the dome lights and foot lights for that matter??
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Old 01-04-2008, 06:42 AM   #2
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Anyone know where to get the LEDs for the lights that light up the license plates at night? or the dome lights and foot lights for that matter??
i got you bro
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-E...spagenameZWDVW

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BLUE-...spagenameZWDVW


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well not exactly what i was looking for. im looking for the ones that look like the original Fuse looking bulbs but that have LEDs mounted instead. but thanks for those links. might consider those if i cant find any.
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well not exactly what i was looking for. im looking for the ones that look like the original Fuse looking bulbs but that have LEDs mounted instead. but thanks for those links. might consider those if i cant find any.
fine DICK last time i help you out bro! loll

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You can get festoon (that's the fuse style name) bulbs with LED's retrofitted just about anywhere. eBay, random websites, autozone probably.


Glove box
6418

Dome light
6411

Step/Courtesy light
6411
6418

License plate
6418

BavAuto has a few kits, they're under performance lighting. It's pretty much the same prices on eBay IIRC.
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Do you know the turn signals, sidemarkers, and rear lights by any chance?
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This website can help you out on all your LED needs. Marv17 needed the east coast members to help him out.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/
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I'm getting all the bulb types here:
http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...lacementGuide/

Parking light
2825
Front turn signal
5007
7528
Rear turn signal
7506
Tail light
5007
7528
Stop light
7506
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High mount stop light
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I'm getting all the bulb types here:
http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...lacementGuide/

Parking light
2825
Front turn signal
5007
7528
Rear turn signal
7506
Tail light
5007
7528
Stop light
7506
7528
High mount stop light
2825
ah. alright. thanks. ATF. Great help.
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In my personal opinion I would go with Bavauto.com. They have the kits for like 20 bucks for 24 leds on one fuse. Not bad. I have a pair in my front dome light. Very bright and fits with no problems. Everything was included in the kit.
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In my personal opinion I would go with Bavauto.com. They have the kits for like 20 bucks for 24 leds on one fuse. Not bad. I have a pair in my front dome light. Very bright and fits with no problems. Everything was included in the kit.

oh yeah? so it was already made = just had to put them in and thats it?? thats better. do you have any pics perhaps to see how bright and see how it looks?
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Anyone know where to get the LEDs for the lights that light up the license plates at night? or the dome lights and foot lights for that matter??
You could try this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BRIGH...QQcmdZViewItem
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oh yeah? so it was already made = just had to put them in and thats it?? thats better. do you have any pics perhaps to see how bright and see how it looks?

Check out this page. I have pictures of everything on there. http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthrea...&highlight=led
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Okay let's update this to help other members out. Posting another source for LED bulbs. The circuit board ones can be used for hard to fit locations. Maybe someone can give us a feedback once they tried the led out from this company. Give others the part number and location on the 318ti.

http://frickinbrite.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=40_75
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