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Old 01-24-2008, 08:21 PM   #16
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I stickied this thread, please keep it on topic. PM me if posts need to be removed.
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Old 01-24-2008, 08:22 PM   #17
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just make them i got ur guys trunk lights ready
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Old 01-25-2008, 01:06 AM   #18
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alright. cool. thanks bobby.

i've stopped looking for the LEDs but now i need to restart my search. thanks guys.
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Check list: S52 swap, manual transmission swap, 3.25 LSD with M Coupe diff cover, SuperSprint muffler, M3 style mirrors, AFE intake, ASC delete, M50 Manifold swap, UUC strut bar, ZHP lighted knob, Vaders, M-tech interior, OEM armrest, AC Schintzer front lip, AC Schnitzer rear spoiler, Roof spoiler, 18'' rims, M3 front drilled brakes, LED interior lights, 3 spoke Euro style steering wheel, OEM roof spoiler and bike holder, Thule fairing, Euro tail lights, oil pressure guage, carbon fiber hood painted to original paint (still showing CF weaving), what's next to do...?
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Old 01-25-2008, 01:13 AM   #19
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stealthbimmer.... that site is the best thus far. might order some later. thanks for the link.
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Marv's 332ti is in the werks. Stay tuned ya'll ...

Check list: S52 swap, manual transmission swap, 3.25 LSD with M Coupe diff cover, SuperSprint muffler, M3 style mirrors, AFE intake, ASC delete, M50 Manifold swap, UUC strut bar, ZHP lighted knob, Vaders, M-tech interior, OEM armrest, AC Schintzer front lip, AC Schnitzer rear spoiler, Roof spoiler, 18'' rims, M3 front drilled brakes, LED interior lights, 3 spoke Euro style steering wheel, OEM roof spoiler and bike holder, Thule fairing, Euro tail lights, oil pressure guage, carbon fiber hood painted to original paint (still showing CF weaving), what's next to do...?
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Old 02-01-2008, 06:54 PM   #20
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Alright, here's where I got mine. The seller's name is "led-world2007" on ebay. I bought (100) 5mm blue LEDs and (100) 3mm blue LEDs from this guy. It looks like he's out of 5mm LEDs at the moment, but I'm sure he'll list some more pretty soon. Just email him if you want 5mm blue LEDs or anything that he doesn't have listed.

They come with resistors which you'll need if you're replacing anything that isn't already LED ie; dome/map lights, footwell lights, headlight/foglight switch backlighting, instrument cluster, HVAC panel and cigarette lighter. Most of the other interior switches use LEDs and already have resistors wired in place.

I'm not gonna lie, some of the LEDs used in our AC/Defrost switches and clock are tiny and a PITA to to remove and replace. A few of them are smaller than an ant (and I'm not talking about army ants, I'm talking about those little tiny piss ants!) If you're not careful and sometimes even if you are, the soldering iron will burn right through the circuit boards in which the LEDs are mounted on.

I picked up a nice soldering/wood-burning kit at Harbor Freight for 6 bucks. Try to find one with a tiny needle point tip. I also bought a nice heatshrink kit to cover the leads and my soldering job on the LEDs.

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Here's one of the auctions for LEDs:
http://cgi.ebay.com/100x-3mm-5000mcd...QQcmdZViewItem
They come from Hong Kong, so be patient it takes about two weeks to get here.

And this link was pretty helpful also:
http://www.kpsec.freeuk.com/components/led.htm
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Old 02-29-2008, 07:41 AM   #21
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Does anyone have LED in their corner lights? I have clear corners and I'm thinking about putting LEDs in them but I'm afraid they might be too bright or might look awkward. If so, do you have white or amber? Pics?
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Old 02-29-2008, 08:02 AM   #22
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hey ya go man. http://jlevistreetwerks.com/BMW-E36-...0924c0bada633c
i couldnt find the corners but that is for the sidemarkers. search that site and im sure it'll be on there. hope it helps.
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Old 03-19-2008, 04:17 PM   #23
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Old 03-19-2008, 04:51 PM   #24
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Streetglow makes little pods with 6-leds in them, they're really bright and come in all different colors (including white) I'm not sure but I think they could be fitted in your trunk and dome lights
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Old 07-21-2008, 02:25 AM   #25
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Believe it or not, but you can purchase LED's for any size at Advanced Autoparts, PepBoys, or Auto Zone. I'd know because I had to stop by all 3 places to find the right color bulbs (I was searching for abnormal colors, like orange and red). And they LED's because that what I purchased from all the stores. The reason I had to stop by all of them was because I purchased all the LED's they had in stock (they only had 2 of each color).
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Old 10-07-2008, 10:18 AM   #26
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www.ijdmtoy.com is where I got mine.
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:02 AM   #27
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i found the entire xenon interior kit on umnitza.com for $50

http://www.umnitza.com/product_info....oducts_id=1164

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I have used this website for years and is Bookmarked!

https://www.sylvania.com/en-us/appli...el=108&make=13
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Resurrecting an old thread again! Try www.bmwled.com Just picked up license plate lights that are in a similar housing, flat panel for license plate and are nice and bright with no errors.
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:47 AM   #30
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I'm mainly using superbright LEDs these days
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