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#1 Lexusfreak

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 10:50 AM

I am thinking of changing my licence plate & driving light bulbs to LED's...both take the '194' bulbs (I want to change the trunk light too, but I don't think it takes this bulb?) which are the stock 5W replacements. Has anyone done this on their ES 330 & how difficult are they to change?

Any detailed instructions would be appreciated...I just don't want to break anything via trial & error. :rolleyes: Thanks.

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 04:28 PM

I just changed my license plate lights in my ES300 and it was pretty easy. Used a super thin flathead to pop the little black clips out downward and then kind of roll the plastic housing to the side. I almost broke the second one because instead of the two being mirror images of each other (left and right), both "Face" left. Just to be on the safe side, I replaced pop-out black clips with brand new ones. The LEDs look really good; REALLY bright. I'm very happy with my 11 dollar Ebay purchase. :D

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 07:08 PM

I just changed my license plate lights in my ES300 and it was pretty easy. Used a super thin flathead to pop the little black clips out downward and then kind of roll the plastic housing to the side. I almost broke the second one because instead of the two being mirror images of each other (left and right), both "Face" left. Just to be on the safe side, I replaced pop-out black clips with brand new ones. The LEDs look really good; REALLY bright. I'm very happy with my 11 dollar Ebay purchase. :D


I appreciate the reply.....anyone have any 'how to' diagrams?

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Posted 11 August 2009 - 06:15 PM

Do the LEDs shine down on the license plate properly?

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Posted 11 August 2009 - 06:33 PM

Do the LEDs shine down on the license plate properly?


Definitely 2 flat-top A-shaped beams, but they're bright enough to illuminate the whole thing.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 09:16 PM

Eh...I'd pass.

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 05:56 AM

Anyone...?

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