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Trunk light is cool white, the cobra puddle light is cool white then you get in the car and you have the last-decade-and-beyond, incandescent yellow lights that doesnt match any other lit feature in the cabin. Screams antiquated.

Ordered Cool White LEDs except now i read now hard it is to get the Map Light Housing free and peeps are breaking the plastic clip insert holes. A real bear. My 2008 was a breeze and updated the interior newness / modern feel tremendously. I would have never thought I'd still be dealing with it in a 2021. I get it though ---->Cost savings.
 
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Trunk light is cool white, the cobra puddle light is cool white then you get in the car and you have the last-decade-and-beyond, incandescent yellow lights that doesnt match any other lit feature in the cabin. Screams antiquated.

Ordered Cool White LEDs except now i read now hard it is to get the Map Light Housing free and peeps are breaking the plastic clip insert holes. A real bear. My 2008 was a breeze and updated the interior newness / modern feel tremendously. I would have never thought I'd still be dealing with it in a 2021. I get it though ---->Cost savings.
I haven't tried --- but it's on my list of things to do.
Reverse-light as well.
 

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I assumed reverse was LED. thanks. I'm usually in the car when that happens :D
 

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I used a full interior kit from Diode Dynamics. Replaces everything from map lights to mirror lights and even the glove box.
 
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I did this mod... a tip so you don’t have my struggles... I pushed the receptacle plug up into the housing when I tried to push one of the LED light bulbs into it. Trying to get the housing down to fix this problem was a major pain in the ass! If I was to do it again, I’d put some dielectric grease on the end of the plug to make it slide in with less force (not too much to cause a short).

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I will use this tip! thank you!
 
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I did this mod... a tip so you don’t have my struggles... I pushed the receptacle plug up into the housing when I tried to push one of the LED light bulbs into it. Trying to get the housing down to fix this problem was a major pain in the ass! If I was to do it again, I’d put some dielectric grease on the end of the plug to make it slide in with less force (not too much to cause a short).

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I always had the customizable interior lights red in my '13 GT - I really wish the GT500 had them too (not that the map lights changed).
 

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Tim --- did you use a flat head to push on the clips on each side of the map light housing? or just a nice even tug downward with fingers?
 

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Tim --- did you use a flat head to push on the clips on each side of the map light housing? or just a nice even tug downward with fingers?
You only need to pull down the two individual lenses. I think I used a small flat head screwdriver to pop them off. The housing is held up by one-way barbs on each side that suck royal ballz trying to get down!
 
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