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      01-11-2012, 10:41 PM   #45
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Ordered me a set of the easygo ones today. Thanks for the infos guys!
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      01-13-2012, 08:25 PM   #46
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Apologies if I missed anywhere in this thread. I found the z4 "kit" OP referenced on eBay but I believe that does NOT incude LED's for the rear license plate. Can anyone here provide a link for that? TIA...
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      01-13-2012, 08:37 PM   #47
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here you go guys....


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I stole the above picture. I may want to use it one the website.
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      01-13-2012, 11:58 PM   #48
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If any of you guys are interested, here's the brightest LED I could find that would fit in the non-M Z4 trunk which does not use a festoon. It's a T10 194 168 W5W 13-SMD LED.
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      01-14-2012, 01:07 AM   #49
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If any of you guys are interested, here's the brightest LED I could find that would fit in the non-M Z4 trunk which does not use a festoon. It's a T10 194 168 W5W 13-SMD LED.
chickdr has an M roadster, I think you mean non-coupe I ordered this one a few weeks ago for the trunk to test it out.
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chickdr has an M roadster, I think you mean non-coupe I ordered this one a few weeks ago for the trunk to test it out.
Aha.. you're right... I meant a roadster...

That one looks like the same as the one I purchased. I think it is perfect for the trunk. The one that came in the kit definitely wasn't bright enough.

I still haven't found the best one yet for reading lights. I'm considering trying this one out.
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      01-19-2012, 12:53 AM   #51
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So I got my trunk light and I don't like it. I don't know if it's less bright than the stock bulb, or if the stock bulb looks brighter because it's so warm. The LED light is very cool so it washes out.

For $2 bucks including shipping it was not a bad experiment. First person to PM me their address I'll mail them the bulb. The bulb barely fits into the plastic lens of the trunk so you'll have to force it in. I had to mess with the contact wires a bit (put them diagonal) so they'd make a proper connection.

P.S: If you buy this bulb they'll give you a 10% discount on your next order. If I liked the trunk light and wanted to order the rest of the set it would've been handy.
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Got all on Ebay and a purchased few extra in case it wasn't bright enough.(cheap)

2 X Car 4 LED SMD T10 194 W5W 168 Bulb Side Light 12V (110811335842) (for footwells,glove boxes)(4)
Price: $2.09, Qty: 2 $4.18






2x T10 5 5050 SMD LED white lights for (bought one for middle light,one extra)
Price: $2.49, Qty: 1 $2.49



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2 SMD 8LED Car Light Bulb Lamp White 194 T10 New 5050 (bought two in case 4led were not bright enough for footwells)
Price: $4.54, Qty: 1 $4.54


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39mm 16 LED Super White Dome Festoon 16 SMD Car Bulb Light Lamp (for trunk)
Price: $1.75, Qty: 1 $1.75



2 Bulbs White 194 168 T10 SMD SMT 8-LED Car Light 12v (bought for map lights)
Price: $2.99, Qty: 1 $2.99



Skipping the License plates for now, car attracts enough attention w/o having a burned out or flickering LED that will get myself pulled over.



Subtotal: $15.95
Total: $15.95 (free shipping on everything, used four different sellers out of China
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      02-15-2012, 07:24 PM   #53
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Got all on Ebay and a purchased few extra in case it wasn't bright enough.(cheap)

2 X Car 4 LED SMD T10 194 W5W 168 Bulb Side Light 12V (110811335842) (for footwells,glove boxes)(4)
Price: $2.09, Qty: 2 $4.18






2x T10 5 5050 SMD LED white lights for (bought one for middle light,one extra)
Price: $2.49, Qty: 1 $2.49



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2 SMD 8LED Car Light Bulb Lamp White 194 T10 New 5050 (bought two in case 4led were not bright enough for footwells)
Price: $4.54, Qty: 1 $4.54


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39mm 16 LED Super White Dome Festoon 16 SMD Car Bulb Light Lamp (for trunk)
Price: $1.75, Qty: 1 $1.75



2 Bulbs White 194 168 T10 SMD SMT 8-LED Car Light 12v (bought for map lights)
Price: $2.99, Qty: 1 $2.99



Skipping the License plates for now, car attracts enough attention w/o having a burned out or flickering LED that will get myself pulled over.



Subtotal: $15.95
Total: $15.95 (free shipping on everything, used four different sellers out of China
Wow that's pretty cheap. Nice!
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      02-17-2012, 11:39 AM   #54
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mousitche, let us know what you think about lights you picked up when you get a chance, im considering the swap and wouldnt mind knowing what works the best right out of the gates.
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      02-29-2012, 07:26 PM   #55
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Ok, received my trunk light today. 39mm a little small, go with a 42mm. i made the 39mm work though by pushing in the contacts a hair. this was the 16LED

Wanted it to be perfect so I ordered a 42mm 12led but this one is a 5050 so it should fit and be much brighter even with 12 vs 16 leds.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/220951036181...84.m1497.l2649

As cheap as these are you can mix and match till you get it right. No shipping on most chinese bulbs
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      03-09-2012, 08:05 PM   #56
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Got a brighter one coming for the main dome. This is w/o the map lights on
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      03-10-2012, 07:03 PM   #57
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I'm sorry if this question has been answered already but I didn't see it in the thread. Is there any leds to replace the lights that are on when you have your head lights on that light up the gear shifter area? Thanks guys!

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      05-05-2012, 11:11 PM   #58
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Looks like I was ready to buy these late. Just looked up the lights on ebay by easylife_go and they are $32.99 + $1.99 shipping. The $15 bucks that moustich got them for would have been more my kind of price. I'll have to keep looking for some deals.
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      05-16-2012, 12:55 PM   #59
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www.automationled.com

check out their godzilla panels, universal and super bright
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      05-17-2012, 02:04 PM   #60
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Replaced my rear licence plate lights with these...
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Same amount of light as the standard globes, but white instead of yellow. finishes off the job nicely.
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      05-20-2012, 12:53 PM   #61
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I got my from 4aeautodesign.com They have all kinds of LED with great price too
I don't know about price ... those prices are nearly double what the OP paid for his on ebay for what looks to be a very similary collection of LEDs.
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      09-07-2012, 01:58 AM   #62
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Same amount of light as the standard globes, but white instead of yellow. finishes off the job nicely.
are those LEDs these?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2X-Error-Fre...ht_2323wt_1256
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I have these. R-dash's. White,bright and work great. Very high Taiwanese(not china)quality lamps. Set the rear of the car off at night.
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I originally tried the eBay kit, but both of my license plate lights broke as well as both of the footwell lights, all within the matter of a couple of days. On the license plate lights, all of the diodes actually broke off of the light assembly (from vibration, I'm assuming.) The footwell lights seemed to have some issue with the voltage. Maybe I just got a bad batch? I don't know, but I was pretty irritated, considering the cost of eBay kit...

I ended up replacing the lights with LEDs from a company that I've been using for a while (and should have used for this car from the start,) This is the 6-LED panel that I replaced the license plate and footwell lights with a couple months ago, and they are still working perfectly.

http://www.ledlight.com/t10-wedge-6-...led-light.aspx

I've used other T-10 style bulbs from ledlight.com and have never had an issue, highly recommend them.
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If you just want to one-stop shop, this kit worked out real nice on my Coupe, and included trunk and license plate bulbs too, in addition to all of the interior lights..
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-Z4-M_Co...Led/ES2569742/
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