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I've seen people add brighter bulbs to the existing rear light. I agree, I've often thought if I actually had some free time I'd add one right over the rear seat headrests so the back seat and the cargo area had light. Just wire it off the front light. Using LED's is should draw much power. Even using the factory lights it should be fine. One day I'll get around to it.
 

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The answer is yes. I was strolling around in a local auto parts store (Salvos),and found a LED cargo light. It was flat,about 3"x5" with 6" leads,gray in color,~$20. To install it,measure to the center of the headliner,just behind the roof support,punch a small hole for the wires. The liner just pulls down a little,enough to run the wires.Pull the side panel to access the cargo lite/switch and hook up the lite to the switch, put all panels back. The lite itself,has double stick tape and 2 small screws.carefully put the screws in so the assembly snugs up.One more thing off the to do list.
 

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I've been meaning to do this for a while too. I thought about the floods too. Looking around Oznium, I also saw these:

LED Holders

Does anyone know if it would be bright enough to just stick a few of these in a line across the headliner above the cargo area? Shifting cargo busted my 3rd brake light so I need to place an order with Oznium anyway.
 

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How much of a difference does a 6led bulb make for the cargo replacement? I don't want to get into a lot of wiring just more light from existing spots
The problem is the location of the existing cargo light. It's too low. Although the replacement 6 LED bulb helped, I think the overhead LED strips did much more.

You could do it in steps. Do the LED replacement first. Pretty cheap on eBay. You could go for an LED light panel with a festoon adapter. With a panel you can go for more LEDs, like say 9 LEDs on the panel. That should be plenty bright for the cargo area. The panel with festoon adapter is likely less than $8. The adapter also makes it easier to add additional lighting if you decide you need it.

I once had a 24 LED panel (5050 type, very bright) in the dome light and the interior was almost painfully bright at night. Now I'm using a 12 LED panel (again, 5050 type) in the dome light and it's still plenty bright.
 

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hmm i think they wud fit nicely, since it comes with the festoon adaptor, and sticky tape you can stick it and tuck the wires outta the way,. ill post a pik of how i have mine on my map lights so you can get an idea...
 

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thanks for the pics hidkid I ended up ordering 2 5000k single led straight fire with diffuser bulbs for my license plate lights 2 5000k 3 chip 5 led bulbs for my map lights and 2 31mm 5000k 3 hip 4 led bulbs for the cargo and dome from v leds for some reason there was a 31mm in my dome and a 28mm in the cargo. from the factory. I would have done them like yours but i dont need that much light lol i actuall run the maps alot while i am driving well my wife does. Ended up costing $27.00 to the door. Its so nice when people post up pics of stuff that people are asking about.
 

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post piks up wen ur do ur led swap sj! and $27 shipped to ur door not bad at all, u got them all from v leds?....

and u welcome on the piks, i too agree on wen ppl post up piks about the subject, get a better idea of what you might purchase
 

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yep that would be them the only reason i went all from v leds is cause i am super anal about stuff matching lol. It was the only way I could make sure the color temps were exactly the same. You can get leds cheaper and faster through amazon but I had to go through vled cause they had the matching temps. I almost went through super bright leds but they were to high! I will post before and after pics when I get them.
 
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