White LED Door Lights

I previously had installed Red and Amber LEDS. One of my door light lenses was cracked, which needed to be replaced. I’ve seen some custom door light colors, and decided to switch them all to white to match my undercarriage LED lighting, and my interior LED lighting.

My current door LED Lights:
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New Cool White LED bulbs. I like the shallow depth, and how they won’t be up against the lens:
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I had some scrap plastic that was thick enough for the lenses:
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Cutting a lens out:
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I painted the inside of the lights white, so the lights won’t look black or gray inside, and to reflect more light.
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I then sanded the lens to give it a translucent finish. My prototype looks good:
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Cutting more lenses:
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Almost done:
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Done:
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I found some of the stock incandescent bulbs, and they were drawing .24 amps. The LED door lights I was using were drawing .03 amps. My new Cool White LEDS draw .01 amps. I’m happy with my amperage savings.

Supplies/Tools:
Plastic for Lenses
Masking Tape
Marker
Rotary Tool with cutting disk and sander
LEDs
200 Grit Sandpaper
White paint
Small paint brush

Costs:

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(8) COOL WHITE 4SMD LED WEDGE LIGHT BULBS T10 eBay

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$ 8.99

$ 8.99

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$ 8.99

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