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Old 02-05-11, 08:50 AM   #1
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Lightbulb How to change Puddle lights to LED with out pulling the mirror glass.

Just change my puddle lights to LED with out taking the mirror glass off.
4 screws. behind the mirror easy to access with a #1 Phillips screwdriver.
Pull the back cover and access the bulb.
Put back 4 screws and that is it.
Enjoy.
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Old 02-05-11, 09:26 AM   #2
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I did it by only taking out the outermost 2. Following the DIY thread that's already posted here.
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Old 02-05-11, 10:55 AM   #3
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I did it by only taking out the outermost 2. Following the DIY thread that's already posted here.
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Old 02-05-11, 12:02 PM   #4
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I did it by only taking out the outermost 2. Following the DIY thread that's already posted here.
That is good, but did you get a chance to clean the joint from all the dirt all around and clean the reflector from all the dirt. hahahahahaha.

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Old 02-05-11, 12:30 PM   #5
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lol, no dirt on mine :P
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Old 02-05-11, 03:07 PM   #6
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How do you do it using the screws? Any DIY tips?
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Old 02-05-11, 03:19 PM   #7
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How do you do it using the screws? Any DIY tips?
WOW, this comments hit the mother load,
Yeah take out the 4 screws behind the mirror glass.
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Old 02-22-11, 11:01 AM   #8
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OP, do you have any pics? or tips?
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Old 02-22-11, 11:59 AM   #9
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Here ya go, this is what i followed:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-s...ts-w-pics.html

there's a few other threads regarding the same thing but i dont have the links at the moment. super easy install.

Here's another one: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-s...de-w-pics.html - it's somewhere in that thread (thanks Brocious!!)

Edit: misread the op message. super easy install nonetheless
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Old 02-22-11, 12:51 PM   #10
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i used my mind to unscrew mine. it was awesome.

what color LED did you change it to?
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Old 02-22-11, 02:43 PM   #11
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Removing two screws and prying the shell apart method is PITA. Just yank out the mirror then unscrew 4 screws.

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Old 08-21-12, 01:37 PM   #12
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Don't do what the thread says .... you are gonna ruin it if you got photochromic, heated or power mirrors. Just push the upper edge of the glass in, pry off the lower prongs, then the upper ones and you got free unimpeded access to the four screws.
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Old 01-20-13, 07:15 AM   #13
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I know this is an old thread but just wanted to warn people not to press to hard on the mirror when putting it back on. I guess I did on the driver side and now I have the rainbow color, warped look on half of the mirror! Lesson learned, I didn't know that could happen at all. I think my passenger side was saved due to me using a cloth when pushing the glass back in.

Anyhow, results are way better with the white led! Good luck....
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What the specs on the LED bulbs for these lights? I ordered an interior LED kit, but still looking for the outside mirror bulbs
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Check the thread below, it should help.....

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-s...ting-mods.html
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