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Dec 28, 10:31pm - #74355 
LED's...where to get them?

Is there any STORE I can buy these at or will I have to be patient and order them off the net? I wanna do that soo bad but fuck; I jsut hate ordering shit off line.


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Dec 28, 10:32pm - #74356 
radio shack!

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Dec 28, 10:38pm - #74357 
Thats what I thought, but everyone keeps saying they dont have them...?


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Dec 28, 10:41pm - #74358 
they do. i bought mine from there. i paid a little more than expected but i bought brighter lights with strongs resistors. just ask them and theyll help you out

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Dec 28, 10:42pm - #74359 
Do you have an LED number or anything?? How much were they? Was it hard to do?? Thanks for all your help bro.


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Dec 28, 10:56pm - #74360 
i dont remember the numbers exactly. i was doing the angel eyes thingy, which required some LED lightbulb and 220 ohm resistors. actually the resister i bought was 470 ohm bcz the LED i bought was brighter than the one in the instructions at angel eyes. wut r you using the LED for? just ask a worker there, get the color you want, and theyll tell you which resistor is the best for the LED.

the resistor was from 99cent to $2 max. 5-6 of em come in a pack. the LED i bought was about 3-4$ . a litle more expensive then the regular one cz it was brighter.

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Dec 28, 11:08pm - #74361 
WEll Im doing the gauges and stereo...so will I need LED's or resistors? Also...do you have the LED size? Once again thanx for your help


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Dec 29, 1:20am - #74362 
red devil sells them...

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Dec 29, 1:23am - #74363 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
radio shack!

yup what he siad thumbsup

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Dec 29, 3:16am - #74364 
Originally Posted by saspence22
WEll Im doing the gauges and stereo...so will I need LED's or resistors? Also...do you have the LED size? Once again thanx for your help
Hey, I realize that you live in STL like me, and I was out looking for these this weekend, and Radio Shack does not have the right kind of LED's you are looking for. You need surface mount LED's, and they don't carry those. I went to the one in Crestwood Mall, Kirkwood, and South County Mall, and nothing. I did buy a 40 watt soldering iron, a desoldering bulb, and some solder though, because you will have to solder the old LED's off and solder the new ones back on, except for the two in the ac console.
I have never soldered before, so I have been practicing on old computer parts to get the hang of it. I am going to do the radio first because it is under warranty and then move to bigger and better things. Offhand, I believe the LED size is 1206, but I could be wrong.

Here is a link to a post going into a little more detail about the LED's.
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862404191_0_collapsed_5__1.html

You might also want to take a look at the installation process in the install section to see if you can handle it, but I'm sure you might be able to unless you are a moron like me. grin


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Dec 29, 10:31am - #74365 
Thanx Slider!!!!!! I was at crestwood this weekend. Thats nuts. Ill let you know how mine turn out, and if you need help my pops is a soldering pro. If I can get him to do it, we can hook up and Ill have do yours too.


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Dec 29, 10:38am - #74366 
what kind of LED's you looking for?


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Dec 29, 12:01pm - #74367 
LEDs for the dash? i got mine off REDEVIL thumbsup

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Dec 29, 12:03pm - #74368 
it seems his websites I had bookmarked don't work anymore...they are sent to some cox shit in Vegas


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Dec 29, 12:12pm - #74369 
Damnit!!! spineyes Does anyone know of any stores to buy them at???? In in missouri...


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Dec 29, 4:16pm - #74370 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
radio shack!

Do not lie they do not sell it...You can even check radioshack website... thumbsdown

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Dec 29, 5:46pm - #74371 
Originally Posted by saspence22

Thanx Slider!!!!!! I was at crestwood this weekend. Thats nuts. Ill let you know how mine turn out, and if you need help my pops is a soldering pro. If I can get him to do it, we can hook up and Ill have do yours too.
Great, I might take you up on that. I'm more of a mechanical guy and not an electrical guy, and I am worried that if I solder mine myself, that I might mess it up. Also, I'm looking into ordering some myself, and I think that I may have to resort to getting them online. Either way, I'll let you know where you can get them. Keep in touch. thumbsup

Also, if I can find a good price, I'll let you know and I'll order some for the both of us.


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Dec 29, 5:49pm - #74372 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
it seems his websites I had bookmarked don't work anymore...they are sent to some cox shit in Vegas
Yeah, me too.


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Dec 29, 6:10pm - #74373 
Ok guys, on the Digikey.com website, I found this bulb.

http://www.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail?Ref=113679&Row=19055&Site=US

This the right bulb?


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Dec 29, 8:18pm - #74374 
Yeah...that'll rock once you get tehm in we can hook up!! I want white for my stereo and gauges. We can hook up and take all of our shit out and we'll have my dad do it for us. thumbsup thumbsup


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Dec 29, 8:26pm - #74375 
Originally Posted by saspence22
Yeah...that'll rock once you get tehm in we can hook up!! I want white for my stereo and gauges. We can hook up and take all of our shit out and we'll have my dad do it for us. thumbsup thumbsup
You're lucky you want white (clear) because they are more common and cheaper than blue. frown

Also, for the ac console lights, I took the green rubber "nipple" off of both of the lights, and it didn't change the color of the console a whole lot. Overall, the console still appeared to be green.


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Dec 29, 10:31pm - #74377 
Does anyone know if the LED's on the Celica are the same as the WRX?


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Dec 30, 5:56am - #74378 
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by stefanoc
radio shack!

Do not lie they do not sell it...You can even check radioshack website... thumbsdown

relax bro. i thought he just wanted regular leds, not ones for stereo lights or something.

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