DISCLAIMER! I am by no means very Tech suave so there are probably easier/cheaper ways to do this but it is an option for interior LED's.
I've noticed a few people asking about interior LED's (including myself) and I finally ordered an LED kit for the JK. So instead of following everyone's advice I ordered from a website claiming evening was plug and play. WRONG. The map light bulbs ended up fitting into the sound bar lights and there were no bulbs for under the dash. So I took lemons and made lemonade. First I pulled the light Mount from under the dash (the whole thing un clips) Then I cut the wires for the crappy stock bulbs off and spliced in some wires on a small light "socket" that i picked up at OReillys. above the small hole where the stock light is a slightly bigger hole that I ran the wires and "socket" through. The socket was perfect size to fit really snug in the hole (requires a little man power for it to fit) and then re connect the whole light Mount and voila working LED's. Now if I ever want a different color LED I just Un plug the bulb and put a different one in. I took some pictures of the process to show how I did it and tonight I'll take some more to show the finished results.
Forgot to mention an easy way to find the hole I used to mount it. Just open the door and stick your head under the dash. The hole is right above where the stock light is and it even points down at an angle.
2014 JKR Granite Crystal, 5.13 Auto: RK X Factor 2.5 Inch Lift, Artec Front and Rear Truss, Artec Rear LCA Mounts/Skids, Poison Spyder HD Crossmember, Rock Hard Gas/TC/Evap/Oil Skids, Rough Country Front & Rear Diff Sliders, Nitto Trail Grapplers 37x12.5x17, Pro Comp 97 Series Wheels, Synergy Weld On Rear Trackbar Bracket, PSC Hydroassist, T6 Aluminum Tie Rod.
Now it's weird because there's 2 kits that show up and I can't tell a difference between one or the other. One says 97-up and the other was 10-up. It's also a little pricey for a kit that IS NOT plug and play. The only bulbs that were plug and play were the dome lights (which were labeled map lights). the lights labeled dome lights don't fit anywhere on my Jeep. I also should have mentioned my Jeep is a 2013 JK sport. Since it's basically a bare bones Jeep maybe it would have fewer/different bulbs that other years/trims making it plug and play for some people?
You can get any type of led strip or led domes plus wires for that matter and do what you want for the floor lighting/under seat. Just find a 12v source and add either a remote switch or a hardwired one. Or attach them to turn on with the rest of the interior lights. (For those wanting this)
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I found the LED's and plug at Autozone. The LED pair were $10, the plugs $3 or so. Cheap soldering gun kit is about $7 if you don't have one. I do like that socket above though, that makes it easy to switch bulb colors. I already had 194 bulbs, and had done it this way on the TJ, so that's why I went this direction.
2013 JKU Sport, billet, auto, 3.73, LSD, 315/75/16 Duratracs on MB 72, 10A springs, Bushwacker flatties
Took some better pics of the finished product upon request. The hole I'm pointing at in the 2nd one is where the stock light was. There's a hole above that where I stuck the lights.
Thanks for the pictures. I was the one that requested them and just did this with the same parts. Worked great and the bulb socket slides in that little slot perfectly after the piece is screwed back in.
It's hard to tell in your pics but did you cut both of the old LEDs? And did you just wire up to one set?
I didn't test beforehand whether both of the old ones were on at the same time all the time. So in case the 2 old we're used indepently, as there are 4 wires, I just soldered the 2 power and 2 ground together and then to my new socket. Works great and lots of light! Thanks
Hmm I pulled the old lights out completely and only had a positive and a negative wire. Maybe different year of Jeep models?
Could be. But don't do what I did....I think I cut the "mood" led and tied them all together so now when it's dark all of my dome lights come on and do not go off. So I'm gonna go back put them back on. I can't remember if they were green....can anyone confirm that?
Just to clear up for others, if you have 2 LEDs down there only use the one that points down. It is the red and white wires. The other if you have it is the ambient lighting that comes on at night with a very low power led.