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Old 07-03-2011
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im wanting to convert to leds. is there anything i should know 1st??
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converting what to leds? turn signals, brake lights? interiors lights/switches? gauge cluster?
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You'll probably need a new flux capacitor to handle the load of the LED's
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everything. they just are so much brighter than the ones on atm lol.
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I changed all of my exterior bulbs to led. Blinkers, markers etc.
Only thing to be aware of is that your turn signals will blink faster than normal. They do sell resistors to counter act the faster blinking but I didn't bother with that.
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nice where did u get the bulbs ? i found a few online places but not sure what part numbers i need
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v-LEDs.com is my favorite. I converted all exterior and interior bulbs to LEDs with the exception of the headlights and foglights.
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Ebay mostly. Just get the bulb numbers and search for that number in led on Ebay.
For instance, my truck uses a 3157 bulb for the tail light. Search for "3157 led" and you find a bunch like this http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/T25-3...Q5fAccessories

You can even add a desired color like "3157 led red" and you will get results for bulbs that light up in said color.

Personally, I have solid clear tail lights and front corner lights with chrome backs inside. I then have clear led bulbs that light up in the needed colors when turned on. So my white truck has no color on the four corners.
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cool i thank u all for ur help my 1st time really doing any type of moding to a car or truck lol had a 98 for contour before my ranger and only painted the grille in it lol
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i use superbrightleds.com for all my led needs.
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buggman. He's a member on here. He's a pro when it comes to LED's in Rangers. PM him and he'll hook you up.
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Ebay mostly. Just get the bulb numbers and search for that number in led on Ebay.
For instance, my truck uses a 3157 bulb for the tail light. Search for "3157 led" and you find a bunch like this http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/T25-3...Q5fAccessories

You can even add a desired color like "3157 led red" and you will get results for bulbs that light up in said color.

Personally, I have solid clear tail lights and front corner lights with chrome backs inside. I then have clear led bulbs that light up in the needed colors when turned on. So my white truck has no color on the four corners.
Your truck sounds pretty cool. You should psot some pics up of it.
And as for LEDs, Buggman is the pro.
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She's not too special. Just a plain white Ranger with a few things changed here and there.
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I did just change the grille to a billet and replaced the seat covers with some new ones from Terry.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/interior-semi-tech-40/new-seat-covers-terry-he-does-amazing-work-124584/

I currently have the front bumper removed to install the lower billet grille. I'm working on repainting it before it goes back on.

I'll have to remember that about the LEDs from Buggman. So far I have been lucky. None of them have gone out on me. I put them all in about 6 years ago.
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