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change switch color

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BeachBoy, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Apr 14, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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    I pulled out the orange lights from my switches (the side airbags, fog, etc).

    Found out they are tiny bulbs with orange coating.

    Anyone changed them to another color? I thought of replacing with LEDs but I would need resistors, and it's tight in there.

    Can we buy 2mm colored plastic caps to put back instead of the orange?
     
  2. Apr 14, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    oznium sells LEDs, and I actually have 3 sizes here.

    I checked the resistance of the bulb and it's like 20.7 Ohm
    the same size LED is ~1M Ohm

    hence my comment about putting a resistor, which would be a PITA to do with the space provided
     
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