Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Lexus Model Forums > GS Models > GS - Third Generation
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Any tips for replacing front parking/city lights?

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-22-13, 07:27 PM   #1
MX5
Pole Position
Trader Score: (0)
 
MX5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: StL, MO
Posts: 279
Default Any tips for replacing front parking/city lights?

One of my front parking lights is on the way out....only works half the time. I'm talking about the tiny clear bulb at the top of the inboard highbeam housing. I'm planning on swapping in Silverstars or similar, to better match the HID lowbeams. Can anyone give a quick step-by-step on getting access to these bulbs?
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Club Lexus!

Last edited by MX5; 04-22-13 at 07:33 PM..
MX5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-13, 08:00 PM   #2
huyqly
Driver
Trader Score: (0)
 
huyqly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: kansas
Posts: 110
Default

There is a long stick that is flat u twist, stick is long and sticks out, u can kinda see where it lays by looking at the bulb and eyeing it. There is a DIY thread somewhere on this site.
huyqly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-13, 08:15 PM   #3
huyqly
Driver
Trader Score: (0)
 
huyqly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: kansas
Posts: 110
Default

Here is the link

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/1894011-post17.html
huyqly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-13, 08:34 PM   #4
MX5
Pole Position
Trader Score: (0)
 
MX5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: StL, MO
Posts: 279
Default

Awesome - thanks for the link. Not at all how I figured it would be, but looks easy enough - if I can get my fat finnies around the end of that crazy long tube.....
MX5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-13, 08:44 PM   #5
huyqly
Driver
Trader Score: (0)
 
huyqly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: kansas
Posts: 110
Default

Lol ya the passenger side is slightly harder but with patience it can be done. When putting them in I left the parking light on so I could guide them into the hole, u might as well do LEDs while ur at it.
huyqly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-13, 05:06 PM   #6
MX5
Pole Position
Trader Score: (0)
 
MX5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: StL, MO
Posts: 279
Default

Good call - may as well match the sweet all LED interior
MX5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-13, 03:03 AM   #7
jeandujard
Driver School Candidate
Trader Score: (0)
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: GP
Posts: 6
Default

Yesterday, when swapping for Philips LED I ordered, the passenger LED fell off ...

Removed air box, bumper cover... searched for an hour, no luck had to make a new order
jeandujard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-13, 03:21 AM   #8
IXI187IXI
Lexus Fanatic
Trader Score: (3)
 
IXI187IXI's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Philly
Posts: 8,022
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000548829927 AWD GS
Default

lol does anyone even bother to search or look in the DIY & FAQ thread?

i replaced mine with polarg m4 194 bulbs
__________________

2006 Lexus GS 300 AWD Glacier Frost Mica - Black - ML Package
20" x 8.5" Status Knight Wheels Black with Machine Face | Bridgestone G-Force Tires 245/30/20 | BC Racing Coilovers | Carson Tuned Lip Kit | 3000k HID Fogs | Prestigious Society Navi/DVD Override Kit | 15% Tint | Black Roof and Window Trim
IXI187IXI is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-13, 03:59 AM   #9
benztolex
Pole Position
Trader Score: (0)
 
benztolex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: GA
Posts: 368
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by IXI187IXI View Post
lol does anyone even bother to search or look in the DIY & FAQ thread?

i replaced mine with polarg m4 194 bulbs
Agreed
__________________

2006 GS300 Flint Mica ML/Vizualogic Roadtrip Elite
20x9 & 20x10.5 Vossen CV4 Matte Graphite Machined
Continental ContiSportContact 3 245/30/20 & 295/25/20
Tanabe NF210
G2 Caliper Paint (red)
benztolex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-13, 03:59 AM
 
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:04 PM.

Join ClubLexus
Advertising


Copyright © 2000-2008 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS


Get all contact info

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2