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For reference, I just received my HID kit today from V-LEDS and installed it. It was a long wait and a time-consuming install but man it is very worth it. The light perfectly matches the LED DRL color just like the OEM HID lights, and the cutoff was exactly the same, so they're not blinding anyone. I went with the 9006 5000k V-LEDS premium XPU kit and they are perfect. They match my interior LED bulbs that I used to replace the standard bulbs, as well as the LED's I put in the reverse and license plate lights.
Can you share the interior LED bulbs that you ordered? When I was looking for interior LED bulbs back in June I found multiple lenght LED's in all the common sizes so I was never sure what the correct length was for each bulb. I COULD have pulled all the interior bulbs out to measure them, but I was lazy and just wanted to do the work once when the new bulbs arrived :-)

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Sure! There are 4 T10 wedge-sized bulbs, I bought CANBUS-compliant bulbs off eBay, here's a link:

5-SMD Super White Canbus Error Free / No Error LED Parking Eyelid Lights Bulbs | eBay

Then there are 4 under-door lights and 2 trunk lights that are "rigid loop" style in 44mm, I bought them from superbrightleds.com because they're cheaper there than anywhere else I've seen:

Rigid Loop Festoon Bulb Specifications


Only ones I haven't changed are the map lights. After removing the lens that covers the map and dome lights, I noticed the map lights are covered by another lens, which I couldn't get off without breaking. They may even be their own Chrysler-manufactured unit that can't be easily changed to LED.

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Also, don't forget the vanity light bulbs in the sun visors or they'll stick out pretty bad. Two per mirror, four total.

These are what I ordered, but they're on backorder so I'll probably cancel and order their other bulbs that are in stock.

5K WHITE 3 LED VANITY SUN VISOR LIGHT BULB B/O
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Sure! There are 4 T10 wedge-sized bulbs, I bought CANBUS-compliant bulbs off eBay, here's a link:

5-SMD Super White Canbus Error Free / No Error LED Parking Eyelid Lights Bulbs | eBay

Then there are 4 under-door lights and 2 trunk lights that are "rigid loop" style in 44mm, I bought them from superbrightleds.com because they're cheaper there than anywhere else I've seen:

Rigid Loop Festoon Bulb Specifications


Only ones I haven't changed are the map lights. After removing the lens that covers the map and dome lights, I noticed the map lights are covered by another lens, which I couldn't get off without breaking. They may even be their own Chrysler-manufactured unit that can't be easily changed to LED.

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Great - many thanks!

...and I love the color of your car. My 2011 300C is the same :-)
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The color is great isn't it? I get many compliments on it, and it looks even better now that I put a 15% tint all around.
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The color is great isn't it? I get many compliments on it, and it looks even better now that I put a 15% tint all around.
Funny you should say that - I got the FormulaOne Ceramic tint on mine and it really does it's stuff on both looks and keeping the interior cooler! Idont remember the % tint, but it was the darkest that was legal here in FL....
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I just posted a thread on mine. I think mine may be Llumar brand, not sure, but I know it's 15% ceramic! Legal here is 35% but they don't really seem to enforce it too much at all.
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I just posted a thread on mine. I think mine may be Llumar brand, not sure, but I know it's 15% ceramic! Legal here is 35% but they don't really seem to enforce it too much at all.
Have you used that brand before? I had the FormulaOne on my 2006 300C and it was fantastic - looked like new after 5 hot years!

Now you got me rolling on the interior lights, I'm going to dig into the fog lights next and find out what HID kit could be used there. My wife is going to kill me when the bills come in :-)
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Honestly, I'm not sure what tint I've used before if you mean brand. I have only had two cars tinted before this, one that was pre tinted and the other one I just dropped off and asked for the legal limit. But I know my local shop uses Llumar so that may have been it. I looked for FormulaOne but they don't carry it here.

For the fogs, they are H11 and there are a lot of HID choices. I have tried LED's down there but they didn't power on, the CANBUS system detected that they didn't draw enough power so it wouldn't allow them to turn on. I bought a pair of relay harnesses which should fix the problem, but I may end up putting HID's in there anyways.

DDM is great for the price ($40), I have always used them, but I really liked the V-LEDs premium kit I got on sale for $99, they have an extra computer chip that monitors the voltage and what not to help keep the lights running smooth. I worded my initial post wrong and made them sound like they had 72 computer chips, which was crazy lol.

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Really? Why aren't you impressed with them? But you can buy new D3S bulbs and swap them out pretty easily, just disconnect the old ones and put the new ones on. The fogs will not be HIDs, though. They are H11 bulbs, which you can get HID or even LED bulbs to color-match the headlamps. I have 5000k HIDs on order and I am thinking about getting the same color in LEDs for my fog lights. Hope that helps.
I also use 5000k bulb for my hid kits,I that that color.How much did you spend on them ?
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