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Led bulb swap question

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Rockanock, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Aug 11, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    Rockanock

    Rockanock [OP] 17 SR5 4X4

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    So I want to put LED bulbs in my cargo light, back up lights, and license plate lights. Is this just a simple bulb replacement or is their more to it. And can you point me in the right direction for the bulbs.
     
  2. Aug 11, 2019 at 9:58 AM
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    Sas

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    Lots of people using Headlight Revolution and/or VLEDS. Search and you'll find plenty of info on it.
     
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  3. Aug 11, 2019 at 10:41 AM
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    T-Rex266

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    Those are just a simple swap.
     
  4. Aug 11, 2019 at 10:52 AM
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    LT75

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    Simple swap like stated above. Just be careful with the dome light. Blows the fuse quickly if you touch both connections.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2019 at 11:19 AM
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    Simple swap. I just replaced the same bulbs. VLEDS is the way to go.
     
  6. Aug 11, 2019 at 12:23 PM
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    Rockanock

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    Thank yall
     
  7. Aug 11, 2019 at 5:58 PM
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  8. Aug 11, 2019 at 6:56 PM
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    Simple bulb swap. I highly recommend JDM astar bulbs off Amazon. I have had them for years and they work great and are bright. There are a lot of premier bulbs available out there but I just can't justify the cost.
     
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  9. Aug 11, 2019 at 6:59 PM
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    Simple swap. There's a lot of YouTube videos on how to do it. I bought some SiriusLED on Amazon as well as some Chinese brands for my other car. Can't tell the difference in brightness. A plastic part tool and packaging tape would be helpful.
     
  10. Aug 11, 2019 at 7:01 PM
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    Vleds. Great products and excellent customer service. :thumbsup:
     
  11. Aug 11, 2019 at 8:28 PM
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    So easy just take your time. I even put JDM in my camper. Can't beat the cost.
     
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  12. Aug 11, 2019 at 8:37 PM
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    I have the JDM astar bulbs in every spot I could in my truck except brake lights and those will be coming soon when I get some spare cash. I have not had any burn out or show up non functioning. I find them to be extremely bright with no flickering. They perform as well as some top dollar bulbs I have used in the past at a fraction of the price. Can't go wrong
     
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  13. Aug 11, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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    I went the eBay route and my bulbs are still goin strong and bright
     
  14. Aug 12, 2019 at 4:35 AM
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    I swapped the license plate lights and back up lights. Both are much better but I may actually put the plate lights back in tho. The led bulbs are so bright there's a lot of glare on the camera from them at night. Almost cancels out the improvement in the back-up lights.
     
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  15. Aug 12, 2019 at 8:34 AM
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    I did the same thing and actually found that the stock bulbs actual cause more glare than the LEDs! I had 3 LED bulbs that I grabbed from Amazon (one on either side and a third pointing straight out). I ended up wrapping black electrical tape around it to block out some of the LEDs and it dimmed out a bit, but ended up with a blueish-purple tint and I was concerned about the heat. Put the stockies back in and they cause more blooming on the backup camera. I'm still trying to find a dimmer LED option.
     
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