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How To: 5th Gen LED interior conversion

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by jester243, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. Dec 2, 2018 at 9:32 PM
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    jester243

    jester243 [OP] rabble rabble rabble

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    some of us are cursed with tape that would not adhere and fingers too larger to get in there, besides pulling it is only a minute or two total
     
  2. Dec 17, 2018 at 6:03 PM
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    Every get the puddle lights replaced?
     
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  3. Dec 17, 2018 at 8:55 PM
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    Yep. The Ultinons light up the ground much better than the OEM bulbs.
     
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  4. Jan 6, 2019 at 4:08 PM
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    A heads up on the puddle lights. Might not be a bad idea to use some bulb grease on the bulb base or in the socket.

    When I removed my OEM bulbs, there was moisture in the socket on both sides of the truck. Probably from the car wash, but who knows. The notable thing was that it was wet on both sides.

    While your in there, might as well grease em up for long term viability.
     
  5. Jan 20, 2019 at 4:25 PM
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  6. Jan 20, 2019 at 6:03 PM
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    Those Sylvania 921's aren't good in the 4runner housing.

    I just got these. They're incredible and only $12. I'm blown away by how bright they are.
    SiriusLED Backup Reverse Light... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D9DFWGM?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
     
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  7. Jan 27, 2019 at 1:41 PM
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    I think you'll be pleased with the output of the bulbs. Longevity is yet to be determined. For 12 bucks, if I get a couple years I'll be pleased.
     
  8. Jan 27, 2019 at 1:42 PM
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    Well shit. They went up in price a couple bucks in a week and a half.
     
  9. Sep 26, 2019 at 9:33 AM
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    Are these holding up well? I am thinking of pulling the trigger today or tomorrow.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2019 at 10:09 AM
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    Yep, same as the day I put them in. Happy with them.
     
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  11. Sep 26, 2019 at 10:11 AM
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    I did the same thing on passenger side. Had to fish it out with tape on a stick. Are you still having good luck with the Sirius 921?
     
  12. Sep 26, 2019 at 10:20 AM
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    Thanks!
     
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  13. Sep 26, 2019 at 1:21 PM
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    Great write up. Going to order some for my 4Runner as well. I too am not a fan of the stock lighting.
     
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  14. Sep 26, 2019 at 4:34 PM
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    The Sylvania Zevo (local) and Philips Ultinon (Amazon) are great bulbs.
     
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  15. Sep 29, 2019 at 5:39 AM
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    Great write up I am new to the forum and new owner and that is one of the things that really bothered me. First thing today will be looking for them.
     
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  16. Jan 13, 2020 at 7:09 AM
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    swapped out my cargo, dome and one map light with HID Kit pros LED's yesterday.

    ran into what i hope is not a big problem:

    as i was attempting to put the drivers side map light LED in, I could not get it to fit. the passenger side also gave me trouble but I managed to get it in and the light worked fine. on the drivers side i was pushing the LED but not too hard and wiggling it a little to see if that would help. then all of a sudden SNAP! the plug for the light looks intact, but im assuming its the surrounding plastic "housing" or attachment piece broke off and is up in the console. i can still see it, but i could also move it around when i tapped it w a needle nose pliers. i know i will have to take the console off which wont be very hard, but god damnit am i mad at myself for this one! hopefully it is just a piece of plastic that maybe i can krazy glue back together. i dont think any of the electrical aspect of it is damaged (at least what i could see before dropping the console).

    anyhow, i put red in the cargo, bright white in the dome and one red in the drivers side map. they all look great!
     
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  17. Feb 26, 2020 at 1:05 PM
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    What is the secret to getting the dome light in? I was able to get the lift gate lights in but the replacement dome light seems a tad to big. I used Yorkim 31mm Festoon LED Bulbs White Super Bright LED Interior Car Lights. DE3175 LED Bulb, DE3022 LED, 3175 LED Bulbs.
     
  18. Jun 18, 2020 at 12:08 PM
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    I have map-lights and a dome-light from Meso, as well as after-market vanity lights from my 2020 Tacoma that, at face value, look like they’ll fit the 2020 ORP 4Runner. Will report back if they’re a match.
     
  19. Sep 18, 2020 at 6:38 PM
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    I just replaced the bulbs in the doors, map lights and dome lights with leds on eBay. Works great video soon

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    Did you end up doing the Sirius reverse bulb?
     
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  21. Sep 29, 2020 at 7:19 AM
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    yes! did it a little while back, i like it a lot...big improvement. those reverse halogens are really weak.
     
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    @jester243 's original post with photos was extremely helpful. I faced the same issue in attempting to remove the f*@%ing map light bulbs. I got one of them loose, but the carrier assembly rolled away on top of the console and I couldn't figure out how to remove the console. The photos showing removal starting at the crawl control were a real time saver.

    I fail to understand why LEDs aren't standard from the factory though.
     
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  23. Jan 21, 2021 at 8:24 AM
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    agreed, the end result is a much more well lit area, and the color of the light is better than the drab yellow from the stock. LED should be standard inside and out by this point, but who knows maybe in the new version they make the change.
     
  24. Jan 31, 2021 at 10:29 PM
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    Swapped all the interior lights to leds, huge improvement! Had some trouble taking apart the side mirror for the puddle light tho
     
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    Hey 4runningMan.. quick question.. How are the Phillips Ultinon LED’s working out in regards to the issues you have in regards to the map light flicker when starting the 4Runner as well as the rear hatch door lights being lit very dimly?

    We’re you able to fix the issues by any chance?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  27. Feb 21, 2021 at 9:13 AM
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    No problems at all with any of the lights. Happy with all of them.
     
  28. Feb 21, 2021 at 9:21 AM
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    Did you ever find a fix for the map light flickering? Or the Rear Hatch Door Lights being lit very dimly?
    Or just living with the issues?

    Thanks..
     
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