Author Topic: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot  (Read 21147 times)

Offline Mark V GTD

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Re: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot
« Reply #30 on: 02 November 2014, 11:13 »
The glovebox light is the same as the footwell lights so an easy way to upgrade is just order one as a spare from a dealer.

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Re: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot
« Reply #31 on: 14 May 2015, 23:24 »
Hate to be the odd one out but I've got a polo 7r gti. Wondering if the LEDs that your are recommending will be compatible with my polo? Cheers.

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Re: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot
« Reply #32 on: 21 October 2015, 12:29 »
Fitted the LED Festoon in the boot and LED W5W in the glovebox last night, i've noticed a little issue with both though, the glovebox now has a kind of polka dot light?! I assume It's because of the plastic casing refracting the light somehow? Anyone else noticed this?

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Also for some reason i decided to put my phone in the boot once i'd fitted the LED to see if it turned off ok when the boot was shut? And it doesn't go completely out, i know LED's take a while to go completely out but i left my phone recording for 10 minutes and it didn't dim at all, should i be worried about a dead battery?

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Re: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot
« Reply #33 on: 02 November 2015, 09:33 »
This not unusual - the power use is minimal and wont affect the battery in normal use (or lack of)!

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Re: Fitting LED's - Vanity Lights, Glove Box & Boot
« Reply #34 on: 12 December 2015, 22:20 »
That's because the LEDs glim even at a very low current.

Fit a 5k5 resistor in parallel and you should be OK.
I've done the same on my boot light!

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