Two boot lights instead of one!

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Wellman
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by Wellman » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:26 pm

Cheers AdieMcc. Car is in dealer on Tuesday for a service, so will order the light from them, was not quite sure if the wire required was a specific rating, so this is my next little job. Took the panels off today in the boot and the false floor to reveal the battery, looks a real simple upgrade to route the wire across. I don't think the car needs that many upgrades to be honest but I have done a few, door sills, mud flaps, hydraulic bonnet lifters.


Wellman
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by Wellman » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:38 pm

Fitted the lamp today. Lamp £3.12 from dealer, 5 amp cable from halfords £3.70 for 7 metres which is long enough cut in half and for interior lights. So less than £7 for a nice wee light addition to the boot. Hardest part was soldering the wire to the new lamp as I have a bigger soldering iron but got there in the end.


AdieMcc
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by AdieMcc » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:43 pm

Nice one
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Wellman
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by Wellman » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:34 am

Any links to decent LEDs that will fit bootlight and tail light? Previous links don't seem to work


AdieMcc
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by AdieMcc » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:00 am

These are the led bulbs I put in my boot. There nice and bright white light. There a bit hard to fit in the holders though so you will have to wiggle them about abit to fit.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2494852182
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moleyjoel
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by moleyjoel » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:23 am

Wellman wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:34 am
Any links to decent LEDs that will fit bootlight and tail light? Previous links don't seem to work
I bought a whole set off eBay, gives you all the correct LEDs to upgrade all the internal bulbs, it includes an LED for the glove box for some reason, but you can use that for the second boot LED as they’re the same. That’s what I did anyway and it works fine! :)
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2594601817
Elite Nav 1.6t (200) Mineral Black MY17.5
Intellilux LED, 18” Bi-Colour Alloys, Advanced Parking Pack, AGR Sport Seats


Thesis
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Re: Two boot lights instead of one!

Post by Thesis » Thu May 24, 2018 9:50 am

moleyjoel wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:23 am
Wellman wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:34 am
Any links to decent LEDs that will fit bootlight and tail light? Previous links don't seem to work
I bought a whole set off eBay, gives you all the correct LEDs to upgrade all the internal bulbs, it includes an LED for the glove box for some reason, but you can use that for the second boot LED as they’re the same. That’s what I did anyway and it works fine! :)
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2594601817
I got this kit also. Its excellent, made a huge difference throughout the car!
Astra K SRi - 1.6 CDTi


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