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DIY: Parking Light LED Install

OK, so I changed my parking lights today with LED bulbs from V-LED. Here is the link to buy the bulbs: 2 V-LEDS 6K WHITE 194 13 LED LIGHT BULBS

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Old 08-07-2010, 08:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, so I changed my parking lights today with LED bulbs from V-LED.

Here is the link to buy the bulbs:
2 V-LEDS 6K WHITE 194 13 LED LIGHT BULBS 158 168 2825
2 V-LEDS 6K WHITE 194 13 LED LIGHT BULBS 158 168 2825

This is real easy and only took 5 minutes per side, and that included taking pictures

Not much to say about the install that you can't see from following the pictures below.
The best way to access these bulbs is through the wheel arch.

Starting at the drivers side, turn the wheels full lock to the right,
this will give you access to pull the liner back.

Remove 2 clips as shown in the pics, one is at the middle edge of the liner, the other is the lower edge of the liner.
Just pop these out with a flat blade screwdriver, and be gentle.

Locate and remove the parking light, remember... lefty loosey, righty tighty
If you look closely at the pictures, I have circled the liner clips, and the parking bulb in yellow.

NOTE:
Now LED lights have voltage polarity, so although the bulb will fit in either way round, it will only function if it's in correctly.
After putting the bulb in, turn the lights on to test it as shown in the pics, BEFORE you put it all back together.

Now replace the liner and complete the process on the passanger side.
Remember to turn the wheels full lock to the left this time.

Some before-and-after pics also included:























Hope it helps,
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Thanks Trooper! Its always nice to see some pictures on the install.
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Cool write up, I just ordered these the other night!
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Cool, I just ordered them last night ,Cant wait till they arrive.
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Cool, I just ordered them last night ,Cant wait till they arrive.
Good luck... I've just ordered LEDs for my tail lights, but there's already a DIY for that.
But I might take some pictures anyway.

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Very nice thanks! But do they match the OEM low beams? Or are they a different color?
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Good luck... I've just ordered LEDs for my tail lights, but there's already a DIY for that.
But I might take some pictures anyway.

Which part of the taillights?
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Which part of the taillights?
LED/Bulb...LOL .... How many parts are there??
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Reverse light/Turn signal?
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OOPS my bad LOL... I meant I had ordered LEDs for my license plate light
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thanks for this Trooper.. will order some when they are back in stock!.. would alos love to know exactly which LEDs your ordered for your licence plate too. Can you give me a link to the exact ones!

And pls do a DIY thread for that too!! your a champ!
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thanks for this Trooper.. will order some when they are back in stock!.. would alos love to know exactly which LEDs your ordered for your licence plate too. Can you give me a link to the exact ones!

And pls do a DIY thread for that too!! your a champ!
Here's the link to my album for the license plate install (no DIY)
Nissan 370Z Forum - TROOPER's Album: DIY: License Plate LED Install

Here's a link to the License Plate DIY by AK370Z
DIY: License Plate LED bulb Installation

This link to the DIY also contains the link to the V-LEDS website for the bulbs
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