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Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Hovik, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Hovik

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    Does anyone know of interior LED conversion kits for the III Gen Prius?
     
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    Paradox Prius Enthusiast / Moderator
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    No need for a kit, you can buy the bulbs from Super Bright LEDs ? LED Lights, Bulbs, and Accessories and install them yourself very easily.

    Here are pictures of my interior LED lighting (a few posts down we talk about which leds to get for different locations):

    http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-ii-...461-best-color-interior-leds.html#post1223808


    And of my exterior LED lighting (compared to stock):

    http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-iii...ts-rear-license-plate-bulbs-3.html#post979271

    From those threads you can find out the bulb numbers etc to get from superbrightleds
     
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    Thanks but I'm looking more for something that's sold in a kit specifically for the 2010+ Prius. I don't want to have to pick the lights out. I thought I saw something like that on e-bay that came with 2 door lights, 2 dome lights, and a cargo light or something like that but I cannot seem to find it now...
     
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    If you find it on ebay, it's someone picking the bulbs from a place like superbrightleds and making a kit out of it and charging you more money for it. I mean, I can make a 'kit' and sell it to you for $xxx.xx dollars, but why do it since the information is right in front of you to but the bulbs from one source and put em' in?
     
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    I get it, one place to buy from and not have to spend much time researching it. While its not a total kit, heres a map light & dome kit on Ebay. Its not as cheap as you can get at some places. I bought it and have been very happy with it. They are a very cool white which I like. However, its just the 3 lights.
    2010 2011 Toyota Prius Interior LED Kit Dome Map 48 LED | eBay
    (no, not my auction)

    For the door/driving lights I went to superbrightleds and they are decent. BTW, be careful replacing those daytime running lights w/leds, I found them very easy to fall out. I have 2 lost in the headlight between the chrome and backplane.
     
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    nedear88 My 1st Prius.

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    I just upgrade mine yesterday, I bought this kit from ebay for $29 shipped. Straight forward plug n play, checked this out. Best-Sonic CRS107, I hope this help. It's much much brighter than the 5W map light bulbs, once all the interior light installed, result is amazing.
     
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    You can get a kit from here: Super Bright LED Car Interior Lights | Toyota Prius SMD LED Car Lights

    The kit LED light for the cargo area light is a bit longer than the stock bulb, but it can fit with a bit of work.
     
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    Re: interior led help

    Changed out my lights today with Superbrightled.com's. Went with Natural White. Really like them. Having a problem getting the lens of the rear dome light. Any tips on getting it off would be appreciated. Don't want to damage it. Thanks
     
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    Re: interior led help

    This is meant to be a quick response - I'm not close to my car.

    Look carefully at the clear lens edges of the rear dome light. Look for darker segments along the edges - there will be four, two on opposite edges. Those are the points where the lens attaches to the headliner. Pry gently at those points to pop the lens off.
     
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    Re: interior led help

    Take the smallest flathead screwdriver you have and wedge it into any of the small notches along the edge. Pry into that spot and then slide the tool to the other side and it should pop right out in a second.
     
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    Re: interior led help

    Is the dimming effect still pronounced with the LEDs?
     
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    Re: interior led help

    Yes, you still get the dimming effect, although with the LEDs, they appear to fade out a bit faster once the dimming starts.
     
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