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i think there is a thread for dome lights but the ones tha are on the link dosent look like thell work. im not too sure but someone w/ experence will reply shortly
 

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The vendor advertised them for a trailblazer. Don't you trust them? Anyway, it's a replaceable lamp, so it should be plug and play, not a soldered in lamp like deeper into the dash gauges or HVAC control unit.

If you're not sure, the right place to ask the question is to the vendor on Ebay - BEFORE you buy them.
 

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The vendor advertised them for a trailblazer. Don't you trust them? Anyway, it's a replaceable lamp, so it should be plug and play, not a soldered in lamp like deeper into the dash gauges or HVAC control unit.

If you're not sure, the right place to ask the question is to the vendor on Ebay - BEFORE you buy them.

Ok, next time I will ask. At this point I already have them in the mail. I was looking for more or less how to take the lenses off to get to the light and how to put these in.:thx
 

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Here's a link that tells you the exact bulb types you need for your entire vehicle.

http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProducts/AutomotiveLighting/LampReplacementGuide/

The bulb type you are looking for is 194 for the overhead domes (down
the center of the roof). The Cargo area takes a 212/211 style bulb.

If you have dome lights over the doors, I *think* they are 212/211 types
as well, but you need to confirm that.

The good news is if you did order the wrong bulbs, they arent expensive.
I ordered a complete set for mine. Didnt like the light disbursement and/or
brightness, so I ordered a whole other set.

Complete set, to me was = 4 Overheads, 1 cargo, 2 Reverse lights.
I would recommend skipping the reverse lights until you go HID.
W/ HIDs, they look great, but w/ stock bulbs, they conflict too much.. imo.

Total cost for all bulbs was maybe $70.00.
 

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At the time, I only knew about V-leds.com. The bulbs were fine,
my lack of experience with LEDs was the reason for the 2nd set.
I'm an old man.. I needed more light..lol

If you're unsure, Mike @ Jetttstream has put together kits for
the various makes/yearmodels, so a pm and a creditcard gets
a complete set for your vehicle. I dont think his sets come
w/ reverse lights, altho he has LED kits for the Brake/Tail/Reverse
as well. I bought my HIDs from Jettt and the support has been awesome.

There are other vendors, those are the ones Ive used so far.


Installation Advice

Take your time w/ the 1st overhead dome.
Gently work it out of the housing so you can see/feel how the
pieces fit together. Once you get the trick, the others are easy.

The rear dome is notorious for being difficult. Slowly increase
the pressure downward to just short of Herculean Effort
and it will pop out. Note: it pops back in amazingly easy.
This is normal, you didnt break it.. ;)

If you've never had interior LEDs until now
(my experience), you're gonna lovem.. :D
 

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At the time, I only knew about V-leds.com. The bulbs were fine,
my lack of experience with LEDs was the reason for the 2nd set.
I'm an old man.. I needed more light..lol

If you're unsure, Mike @ Jetttstream has put together kits for
the various makes/yearmodels, so a pm and a creditcard gets
a complete set for your vehicle. I dont think his sets come
w/ reverse lights, altho he has LED kits for the Brake/Tail/Reverse
as well. I bought my HIDs from Jettt and the support has been awesome.

There are other vendors, those are the ones Ive used so far.


Installation Advice

Take your time w/ the 1st overhead dome.
Gently work it out of the housing so you can see/feel how the
pieces fit together. Once you get the trick, the others are easy.

The rear dome is notorious for being difficult. Slowly increase
the pressure downward to just short of Herculean Effort
and it will pop out. Note: it pops back in amazingly easy.
This is normal, you didnt break it.. ;)

If you've never had interior LEDs until now
(my experience), you're gonna lovem.. :D
So these kits, do you just pull the old bulbs straight out and just pop the new ones in? What do you mean by you needed 2? Thanks
 

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If you're unsure, Mike @ Jetttstream has put together kits for
the various makes/yearmodels, so a pm and a creditcard gets
a complete set for your vehicle. I dont think his sets come
w/ reverse lights, altho he has LED kits for the Brake/Tail/Reverse
as well. I bought my HIDs from Jettt and the support has been awesome.
Actually, we offer 'tag' lights, 'backup/reverse' lights and tail/parking/turn signals as well.

There is a 'drop down' choice when buying the interior kit for the Tag lights.

The exterior lights are in a different part of the store: simply search for "LED" using the search feature and that makes it quite easy.

We will soon be the complete 1-stop LED shop for the TV's at extremely competitive prices as well!

-Mike
 

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yes yes yes, get the Interior kit from Mike at jetttstream, I installed a week or so ago, and they are great. great price, and great service from Mike.
 

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So these kits, do you just pull the old bulbs straight out and just pop the new ones in? What do you mean by you needed 2? Thanks

First, make sure your interior lights are off when you swap them.
Off, install an LED, On to check polarity, Off to install the next one.
Some have posted issues with blowing fuses or bulbs when installing
them with the light powered.

Yes.. you pop the clear dome off, pull the bulb straight out.
The bulbs are held in by tension, no twists or clips.
Once the bulb is out, push in the new LED bulb. Turn
on the lights to test it (there is a polarity to the bulbs).
If you insert it "backwards" it simply will not light, pull it,
rotate it 180 degrees, reinsert.

Repeat for all domes.

Not sure what your referring to "What do you mean by you needed 2".
I bought an entire 2nd set of bulbs because the 1st set werent bright
enough for my old eyes. :D

Each dome requires a bulb, so 2 bulbs for the front pair of domes, 2 bulbs
for the middle pair of domes and 1 212/211 bulb for the cargo area single dome.
The above list is if your domes run along the center of the roof.
If your domes are over the doors, please check and see how many
you'll need. Mine has domes along the center so thats all I've swapped.
 

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Yes.. you pop the clear dome off, pull the bulb straight out.
The bulbs are held in by tension, no twists or clips.
Once the bulb is out, push in the new LED bulb. Turn
on the lights to test it (there is a polarity to the bulbs).
If you insert it "backwards" it simply will not light, pull it,
rotate it 180 degrees, reinsert.

Repeat for all domes.

Not sure what your referring to "What do you mean by you needed 2".
I bought and entire 2nd set of bulbs because the 1st set werent bright enough for my old eyes.

Each dome requires a bulb, so 2 bulbs for the front pair of domes, 2 bulbs
for the middle pair of domes and 1 212/211 bulb for the cargo area single dome.
Thanks so much for the help. I am going to try the ones I got if they are no good then Mike can be expecting to hear from me in the near future.:thx
 

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Bought the set from Mike at Jettt last week. All surface mount LEDs. Nice.

I have one bad light on the tail light pair - the connector lead is broken. I emailed Mike on Saturday night, and got a response in minutes. Nice service, checking his b-berry at that time of night! :thumbsup:
 

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Bought the set from Mike at Jettt last week. All surface mount LEDs. Nice.

I have one bad light on the tail light pair - the connector lead is broken. I emailed Mike on Saturday night, and got a response in minutes. Nice service, checking his b-berry at that time of night! :thumbsup:
Could you send pictures of the taillight set?
 

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Bought the set from Mike at Jettt last week. All surface mount LEDs. Nice.

I have one bad light on the tail light pair - the connector lead is broken. I emailed Mike on Saturday night, and got a response in minutes. Nice service, checking his b-berry at that time of night! :thumbsup:
(Surface mount) SMT LEDs are the way to go, imo. They actually use the factory reflector built into the Dome housing and it diffuses the light across the cabin. The issue I had w/ my 1st set were that all the light came out of the tip,
(like a flashlight), so they tended to spotlight specific areas, and leave the corners dark.
 
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