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Old 05-06-08, 12:17 AM   #1
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ok so i got bored on my morning break......and decided to install a new set of LED Puddle lamp. My previous set was the PIAA extreme white bulbs, but nothing beats the pure color of LED

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Old 05-06-08, 12:24 AM   #2
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cool. nice how to, i sure a lot of 2IS guys will be thanking you.
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Looks awesome dude! I think you've inspired me to do my 250 now!

Oh, & you're DIY's are way more thorough! Up to ya!
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Nice write up!! very helpful with detail pictures taken
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good luck, hope it helps and let me know if you guys need advice...post your guys pics also.
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heh so you like to DIY? from 40 year old virgin...lol ...but nice man!
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very nice. one question, the mirror is attach through clips as well? i am just looking at those "glue" and wonder once they are off and on again, are they going to be as "tight"
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Looks great. Great DIY project..But how do you get those puddle lamps to turn on..ie. what position on the light stalk gets it done??
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looking good
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Looks great. Great DIY project..But how do you get those puddle lamps to turn on..ie. what position on the light stalk gets it done??
they turn on when your key gets close to the door
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damn nice, let me see if i want to do this for the 3GS
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Could you give us a link on that (LED) bulb? They look really bright!

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FYI: Its a PITA to put everything back together. It took me around 1 hour to get the mirror to snap back into the right position.
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FYI: Its a PITA to put everything back together. It took me around 1 hour to get the mirror to snap back into the right position.
it snaps backed on easily....just push it in till it snaps...it took me 5 minutes on each lamp....plus I stopped to take pics.

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Could you give us a link on that (LED) bulb? They look really bright!

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they turn on when your key gets close to the door
you can also push the unlock button on your remote. thats easier.

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very nice. one question, the mirror is attach through clips as well? i am just looking at those "glue" and wonder once they are off and on again, are they going to be as "tight"
its not glue....its some sticky compound, similar to the ones they have on the inside of the door panel cover (for people that took their door panel apart). Once you put it back it should stick back on.
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I was so scared that i would break the mirror haha. Theres a loud high pitched sqeek when you push it together. i was a worried wart when i did it
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