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Converting maplight to colored LED

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by OffRoadSigALph, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Oct 24, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    OffRoadSigALph

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    I want to change the map light in my 06 Taco to a red or blue LED for providing some light in the cab without destroying my night vision like the bright yellow stock cabin lights tend to do. Has anyone replaced the bulbs for a colored bulb or colored LED? My other thought is to drill a small hole and mount an LED bulb and a small switch from the backside in between the two push-on map lights, just in front of the temp. gauge. Thoughts on this?
     
  2. Oct 24, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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  3. Oct 24, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    dayNnite4

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    i changed the dome light and map lights to led's got them off superbrightleds.com
     
  4. Oct 24, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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  5. Oct 24, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    I have red LEDs for my map lights. Works great and have had ZERO issues! Visibility is not a problem either at night in cab. And yes got my bulbs off superbrightleds.
     
  6. Oct 25, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    OffRoadSigALph

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    Awesome! Thank you all for the quick replies!
     
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