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Apr 6, 11:54pm - #147272 
LED's In Rear Defog & AC Buttons

Replaced the rear defog LED with a red LED & replaced the AC LED with a super blue LED. Looks pretty good tell me what you think.

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Apr 6, 11:56pm - #147273 
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Apr 7, 12:02am - #147274 
looks good...where you get them and how much?

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Apr 7, 12:06am - #147275 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
looks good...where you get them and how much?


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Apr 7, 12:10am - #147276 
Right here... Super Bright Leds
I got a bunch from there. Pretty cheap. Those were less than a buck each but others can run like $1.50 each.

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Apr 7, 12:12am - #147277 
is it hard to install? where else can i put these leds?


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Apr 7, 12:21am - #147278 
thumbsup thumbsup thumbsupvery nice!


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Apr 7, 12:21am - #147279 
yea very interested...i guess you have to find out the part number of the bulb to find which bulb you need right.

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Apr 7, 12:47am - #147280 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
is it hard to install? where else can i put these leds?
Not too easy to install just because you have to remove the entire AC board. After you remove the AC board you will have to desolder the old flat looking LED'S, solder the new ones in, then cut away a bit at the black plastic piece that goes on top of the AC board so the new LED's will fit. (the new LED's will be round, not flat). Also they have a polarity(positive & negative). I did this whole mod on my lunchbreak at work...30 mins. But then again I knew exactly how to remove the AC board & have a LED polarity tester there...you will need a very small phillips screwdriver to remove 2 screws underneath(those were a bitch). I took pics on how to remove the AC board when I was changing the illumination bulbs to red LED's.(The AC board has a total of 4 lights-2 bulbs with condoms & 2 LED's). I noticed the white & yellow LED's on the board...then a light turned on in my head!!! The very first time I had a hard time removing the AC board. Actually had to buy a replacement from Toyota. It has 2 connectors. One behind & one to the side.

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Apr 7, 12:53am - #147281 
Come to Oklahoma and do all my LEDs!!!! tongue


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Apr 7, 12:54am - #147282 
which led's are they (part number)?

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Apr 7, 12:56am - #147283 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
yea very interested...i guess you have to find out the part number of the bulb to find which bulb you need right.
No...just look for the LED's in the color you want from the above URL I posted. They will be rounded on top & have 2 leads coming down. The leads will be about an inch long. Not easy to find flat LED's like the originals, that's why you will have to cut the black plastic piece that goes over the AC board.

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Apr 7, 1:13am - #147284 
looks good - props bro...

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Apr 7, 1:14am - #147285 
Originally Posted by CelicaGTGirl09
Come to Oklahoma and do all my LEDs!!!! tongue
Actually, I think I've changed all the bulbs in the entire car except the glove compartment because I want good lighting in there. By far the changing of the bulbs to LED's has been my favorite mod! It's challenging. I like challenges. I guess it's not really as easy as I make it sound. I have a soldering iron at home & all the tools needed. Everything from turn signal,gauge,fuel,temp,high beam,EQ/Xover,all console illumination,defog & AC button,power window,dome & all exterior bulbs have been modified. I just got some LED's from my boy Johnny a couple of days ago to illuminate the rear License Plate but haven't put them in yet.

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Apr 7, 1:24am - #147286 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
which led's are they (part number)?
Man it's really not easy for me to put the part numbers right now. What I wanna do is post pics of my leds all together(I will remove them from my car) & tell you what's what. Like I said it wasn't easy because me & my boy actually had to modify some of the bulbs(the AC illumination sockets come with bulbs that are permanent. We actually found a way to remove those & replace them with LED's in the color we want). Like I said above it was a challenge.

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Apr 7, 1:29am - #147287 
By the way if anybody in my part of town gets any LED's & needs some one to install or modify them then I'm your man! thumbsup

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Apr 7, 2:20am - #147288 
Look's good! thumbsup

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Apr 7, 4:41am - #147289 
Originally Posted by CelicaGTGirl09
Come to Oklahoma and do all my LEDs!!!! tongue


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Apr 7, 8:22am - #147290 
hey, where can i get the leds for the dash and the needles?

i realllly want them, i know how to do it, just not where to get them from

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Apr 7, 9:08am - #147291 
looks good thumbsup i think i want to do the thing you did to your air vents only cover part of it =)


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Apr 7, 9:34am - #147292 
looks great! thumbsup

very nice job

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Apr 7, 12:35pm - #147293 
Looks awesome thumbsup

Nice work goodjob


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Apr 7, 3:10pm - #147294 
looks goood thumbsup thumbsup

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Apr 7, 3:48pm - #147295 
nice! thumbsup

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Apr 7, 3:51pm - #147296 
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup


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Apr 7, 5:01pm - #147297 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup


Yeah, and they don't sell surface mount LEDs for the dash on that site, do they?


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Apr 7, 5:06pm - #147298 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup


Yeah, and they don't sell surface mount LEDs for the dash on that site, do they?


nope...get those at www.digikey.com


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Apr 7, 5:39pm - #147299 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup


Yeah, and they don't sell surface mount LEDs for the dash on that site, do they?


nope...get those at www.digikey.com
Looked there many times, but couldn't find 1206 SMD Led's. You know wher they are exactly?


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Apr 7, 8:32pm - #147300 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup


Yeah, and they don't sell surface mount LEDs for the dash on that site, do they?


nope...get those at www.digikey.com
Looked there many times, but couldn't find 1206 SMD Led's. You know wher they are exactly?


use the product number to find them...that's what i did, brought me right to them.

"46 SMD size 1206 LEDs (pick your own color)"
SMT LED part source (can find them from Digi-Key) www.digikey.com
Amber as seen in first photo at top. A bit too red #160-1185-1-ND
Red #160-1186-1-ND
Red/orange #160-1187-1-ND
Green #160-1188-1-ND (same as stock LEDs)
Yellow #160-1189-1-ND (best match for color with speedo)


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Apr 8, 11:16am - #147301 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup
Here you go... click here scroll down to find the color you want.

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Apr 8, 11:24am - #147302 
Originally Posted by xmangt1
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
btw - what size are they??

i want to make mine both blue thumbsup
Here you go... <a href="www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-bin/store/commerce.cgi?product=LEDS" target="_blank">click here</a> scroll down to find the color you want.


404 not found...

did you get the 3mm or 5mm


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Apr 8, 11:34am - #147303 
OK. do this. go to Super Bright LEDs . Click on "LEDS" & scroll all the way to the bottom. click on "click here to buy now". The one you are looking for is part number RL5-B2430 Blue LED 30 Degrees thumbsup

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Apr 8, 11:37am - #147304 
Looks great Dave!!! thumbsup thumbsup


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Apr 8, 11:45am - #147305 
Originally Posted by Heat
Looks great Dave!!! thumbsup thumbsup
Thx!
VSGTS14 I can't get the link to work. Just type it in a new window or something.

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Apr 8, 12:28pm - #147306 
Hey, are those custom gauges? If not, what kinda, where, and how much? TIA

BTW, your center console looks like the fooking BOMB man! r4r that's bad ass! I'll apologize in advance for copying you, heh


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Apr 8, 3:30pm - #147307 
i got them man...i think i'll order them soon! thumbsup


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Apr 9, 1:43am - #147308 
Originally Posted by 2K4Celica

Hey, are those custom gauges? If not, what kinda, where, and how much? TIA

BTW, your center console looks like the fooking BOMB man! r4r that's bad ass! I'll apologize in advance for copying you, heh
Thx. I appreciate it. I got the Gauge from the ECelica store. I'm currently trying to find ways to make the AC section light up better. I got a couple of ideas marinating right now. If I could only find a way to change the color of the clock...hmmm...
Those pics didn't look too good, I'll post some new ones when I get the actual buttons to light up better.
BTW they are APC & I think I paid like $65 or something.

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