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So has anyone tried replacing their standard bulbs (inside and out) with LED ones yet? I've done it with my license plate lighting which makes it look really sharp but I was wondering about the other bulbs and experiences, etc.
 

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So has anyone tried replacing their standard bulbs (inside and out) with LED ones yet? I've done it with my license plate lighting which makes it look really sharp but I was wondering about the other bulbs and experiences, etc.
I'm thinking about doing the same thing, just haven't found the time to try this out; hopefully it's not like my 2007 S60R which I was limited to only replacing the footweel, trunk and license plate bulbs (the rest of the interior lights would never turn off).
 

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does the r-design need an HID conversion kit or can i just switch out the bulbs?
R-Design's come with Bi-Xenon's standard, why would you want to change them out?
 

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It just doesn't seem bright enough. When I bought a conversion for my wrx, it lit up the road. The ones in the rd seem underwhelmed.
 

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It just doesn't seem bright enough. When I bought a conversion for my wrx, it lit up the road. The ones in the rd seem underwhelmed.
i love mine,plenty bright....
 

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I'm thinking about doing the same thing, just haven't found the time to try this out; hopefully it's not like my 2007 S60R which I was limited to only replacing the footwell, trunk and license plate bulbs (the rest of the interior lights would never turn off).
You need to attach an resistor on the festoon style or they will stay partially illuminated. (Over head lights only)
On the exterior bulbs they stay lit for about 15 seconds once the car is shut off.
I found all the information on this site using the search feature.

I love the the white light on the inside.
 

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You need to attach an resistor on the festoon style or they will stay partially illuminated. (Over head lights only)
Hum, I wonder if this would be a convenient way to add ambient lighting to the footwells? Both our MB and Lexus has this feature which I very much like. Has anyone changed their footwell lights to LED and do they stay on at a dimmed level at all times?
 

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I did the foot wells too... I don't think they stay on... If they do I don't notice it.
But the overhead lighting surely stays on; I found it to be a distraction and added the resistors.
However in my BMW I have ambient lighting overhead and it does not bother me in the least.
It happens to be a soft orange glow and this may be why.
The white LED although dim bothered me personally.
Now I am going to have to look at my footwells tonight.
 
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