: switching to leds ?????

05-21-11, 08:20 AM
ok i have a simple question has anyone swapped out their interior lights and surround exterior lights to leds .i like the old school look with the older bulbs however leds do last longer and they are brighter so has anyone done this and like the results. as for hids too much work and costly . i have a 93 sdv

05-24-11, 03:31 PM
You can try and start here. I think the main thing you need to know is whether they make a LED bulb equivalent and how to access the bulb.


05-24-11, 07:26 PM
they do make leds that are equivalent to factory settings . its that my main concern is when they go out i have to special order them because its cheaper online and i wanted to know if someone has done it before and does it the factory look with the yellowish lighting.

05-24-11, 09:42 PM
I've done them on other cars with some caveats. Yes, they are great, and there are even more available now than there were a few years ago. I've purchased from superbrightleds myself. You'll just need to find the correct type of bulb, then choose the number of LED's you want on it. The light is pretty white but not glaring. As expected, they don't draw hardly any power, and they last friggin' forever, which is great.

My one warning: Make absolutely, positively certain they are the ones that can take polarity either direction. I made the mistake of buying a cheaper brand once that was polarity sensitive, and I didn't realize it. Plugged one in correctly, the other not - and it nearly started a fire. Just pay attention you should be fine, I had no idea at the time they could be polarity sensitive, now I know.