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Gavc
Hi all, desperately need to upgrade my interior lighting in my 2010 focus s but wanted some feedback from you guys and gals in the know of what type of bulbs/ LEDs to purchase and where from?
Any advice will be greatly appreciated and could save me some money buying a load of old crap!! ;)

Many thanks
Gav
jbeer
Hi Mate,

I've been getting my LED's from this guy off ebay and have been very pleased with them - [url="http://stores.ebay.co.uk/warden-jp2002?_rdc=1"]http://stores.ebay.c...n-jp2002?_rdc=1[/url]

I'm assuming yours is a mk2.5 model so you will need the following:

[b][u]Interior[/u][/b]
Footwell - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-194-Wide-Angle-12-LED-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778371684?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b46ee64"]501 Wedge Bulbs 12 Cluster[/url]
Map Reading Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]
Main Front Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1pc-Festoon-Dome-39mm-18-LED-Xenon-White-Bulb-/200870541625?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d13939"]Festoon Bulb[/url] you will need to check the correct length
Rear Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]

[b][u]Exterior[/u][/b]
Front Sidelights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Ultra-Power-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778882294?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b4eb8f6"]501 Wedge Bulb Ultra Power[/url]
Puddle Lights (Approach Lights in wing mirror) - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]
Number Plate Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]

Hope this helps.

:)
Gavc
Hi mate,

That's fab, many thanks for that info, will get on to that this weekend and order up some leds!! :)

Thanks again
Gav
jbeer
No problem
deaconj999focus
[quote name='jbeer' timestamp='1357255112' post='224284']
Hi Mate,

I've been getting my LED's from this guy off ebay and have been very pleased with them - [url="http://stores.ebay.co.uk/warden-jp2002?_rdc=1"]http://stores.ebay.c...n-jp2002?_rdc=1[/url]

I'm assuming yours is a mk2.5 model so you will need the following:

[b][u]Interior[/u][/b]
Footwell - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-194-Wide-Angle-12-LED-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778371684?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b46ee64"]501 Wedge Bulbs 12 Cluster[/url]
Map Reading Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]
Main Front Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1pc-Festoon-Dome-39mm-18-LED-Xenon-White-Bulb-/200870541625?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d13939"]Festoon Bulb[/url] you will need to check the correct length
Rear Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]

[b][u]Exterior[/u][/b]
Front Sidelights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Ultra-Power-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778882294?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b4eb8f6"]501 Wedge Bulb Ultra Power[/url]
Puddle Lights (Approach Lights in wing mirror) - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]
Number Plate Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]

Hope this helps.

:)
[/quote]

Hi,

I'm looking for the blue version of most of what you did above, did you not use canbus error free types?
I also have a mk2.5 tit tdci

Thanks
jbeer
No the CANBUS system is not on the mk2.5 models (well not on mine and i have a tit 2.0tdci) and for the blue just use the first link I posted and search the shop as I know he def has blue as well
Gavc
[quote name='jbeer' timestamp='1357255112' post='224284']
Hi Mate,

I've been getting my LED's from this guy off ebay and have been very pleased with them - [url="http://stores.ebay.co.uk/warden-jp2002?_rdc=1"]http://stores.ebay.c...n-jp2002?_rdc=1[/url]

I'm assuming yours is a mk2.5 model so you will need the following:

[b][u]Interior[/u][/b]
Footwell - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-194-Wide-Angle-12-LED-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778371684?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b46ee64"]501 Wedge Bulbs 12 Cluster[/url]
Map Reading Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]
Main Front Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1pc-Festoon-Dome-39mm-18-LED-Xenon-White-Bulb-/200870541625?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d13939"]Festoon Bulb[/url] you will need to check the correct length
Rear Interior Light - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Wide-Angle-4-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190775355702?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b18e936"]501 Wedge Bulb 4 Cluster[/url]

[b][u]Exterior[/u][/b]
Front Sidelights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-W5W-Ultra-Power-LED-Xenon-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/190778882294?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c6b4eb8f6"]501 Wedge Bulb Ultra Power[/url]
Puddle Lights (Approach Lights in wing mirror) - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]
Number Plate Lights - [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-T10-168-194-5-Power-LED-Warm-White-Wedge-Bulbs-/200870547036?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec4d14e5c"]501 Wedge Bulbs SMD's[/url]

Hope this helps.

:)
[/quote]
Gavc
Hi mate,

Just been checking my interior bulbs and I don't have a festoon main and rear interior bulb it's a 6wx, don't suppose you know what led to replace this with??

Many thanks
Gav
Twizzel
Hi. Has any one [font="sans-serif"][color="#282828"]upgraded there lights on a 2002 focus ?[/color][/font]
jbeer
[quote name='Gavc' timestamp='1357395931' post='224589']
Just been checking my interior bulbs and I don't have a festoon main and rear interior bulb it's a 6wx, don't suppose you know what led to replace this with??[/quote]

[b]Gav[/b], I've not heard of that bulb type before...can you post a pic as Google only posts up house light bulbs for 6wx?

[quote name='Twizzel' timestamp='1357421454' post='224664']
Hi. Has any one [font=sans-serif][color=#282828]upgraded there lights on a 2002 focus ?[/color][/font]
[/quote]

[b]Twizzel[/b], the theory for a 2002 model should be the same...the only possible differences is the number plate bulbs these could be festoon and the map reading lights.

The best advise I can offer would be to take the covers off and check all the bulb types then go shopping on ebay...shop link above.

Happy shopping :)
Gavc
Hi mate, to be fair it looks the same as the w5w bulbs either side, what do you think?
gumpy321
That is a W5W/501.
jbeer
[quote name='Gavc' timestamp='1357478602' post='224724']
Hi mate, to be fair it looks the same as the w5w bulbs either side, what do you think?
[/quote]

Yep it's a W5W/501 bulb :)
Stoney871
Also known as a T10 or wedge.
Gavc
Thanks guys, god knows why it's got 6wx printed on it!
Best get ordering some LEDs!! :)
Stoney871
That will be the light output. 6 watts.
jbeer
Excellent, get some pics up when you get them
Gavc
Will do mate
sinister
If its more light you are after have a look at the link below.

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2xT10-BA9S-12-LED-SMD-Car-Interior-Light-Panel-Festoon-Dome-Bulb-Adapter-White-/310510598686?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item484bdfba1e"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item484bdfba1e[/url]

I have 2 of these fitted in the front light and 2 fitted in the rear and 1 in each of the footwell lights. They are nice and bright and give off a good spread of light.
Gavc
[quote name='sinister' timestamp='1357640705' post='225149']
If its more light you are after have a look at the link below.

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2xT10-BA9S-12-LED-SMD-Car-Interior-Light-Panel-Festoon-Dome-Bulb-Adapter-White-/310510598686?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item484bdfba1e"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item484bdfba1e[/url]

I have 2 of these fitted in the front light and 2 fitted in the rear and 1 in each of the footwell lights. They are nice and bright and give off a good spread of light.
[/quote]
Gavc
Cheers for the heads up on these mate, will have a look. :)
Gavc
LEDs arrived today, 4x 7 smd, should brighten up the interior!



Fitting tomorrow, pics to follow! :)
Aldoo
light came today and its fitted now, simple as the standard one. im assuming its a standard size with fords
with the standard bulbs it did appear to be shining more on the front of the dash though and not where you'd actually want it.
first put in a festoon panel with 6 LEDs ([size=1][url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-x-39MM-6-SMD-LED-FESTOON-NUMBER-PLATE-INTERIOR-BULB-Super-Bright-Blue-/320872035270?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4ab576b3c6"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4ab576b3c6[/url][/size]). which was better because i slightly tinted it towards the interior more.



...but then remembered a 12 SMD panel ([size=1][url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/290683566700?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649"]http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1423.l2649[/url][/size]) and my soldering iron started calling!!
its a tight fit in the courtesy light section, so i soldered the festoon adaptor directly into the panel with as little wire as possible.


here we go :)

with the LED festoon. you'll notice the light pointing forward and not really lighting the dash (tbh, it wasnt pitch black at that time, but you can still tell)



With the 12 SMD plate


Cheers
Stoney871
Spot on mate.
Aldoo
Just noticed when its dark that when in the mode where it comes on when the doors are open that it doesn't turn fully off. There's a very slight glow.
I searched Google and an astra(i think) forum was saying its just because leds run on tiny amps so it can go off what's left in the wires.
But if that's the case then why does it go properly off when the switch is fully off?

Any ideas? ..solder might have shifted to touch something else maybe?

Cheers
Stoney871
It may be a good idea to fit a resistor inline to stop this.
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-LED-WARNING-CANCELLER-501-T10-W5W-WEDGE-NO-CANBUS-OBC-ERROR-LOAD-RESISTOR-/230899670468?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item35c2b15dc4"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-LED-WARNING-CANCELLER-501-T10-W5W-WEDGE-NO-CANBUS-OBC-ERROR-LOAD-RESISTOR-/230899670468?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item35c2b15dc4[/url]
Aldoo
i was thinking a resistor too. but at first i was unsure due to the way the switch affected it. if that were the problem wouldnt it be on with switch off too? or is the switch tecnically closed when in middle and only open when properly off?

cheers
artscot79
Those led bulbs you got i had be carefull they over heat badly if on for any length of time youll smell the circuits burning oh and they dont refund after 7 days which is convenient as mibe didnt last 2weeks
Aldoo
for £2 i dont think id bother sending them back to china! lol
i dont really sit in my car so they not on long. if im actually looking arond ill probs use the white map lights anyway
..guess il use them till i kill them then get something better :) ..hopefully theyre so weak theyll die for such a minor fault it wont affect anything else! lol
artscot79
I only say as on mine theyvwere so hot they almost melted the plastic i could actually smell them i used the led pad after that then went back to normal my led door handles and front and rear footwell lights light it up more than enough


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