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Okay! I'll cover the basics of all the LED & HID lighting goodness, I have a lot of links for parts but I'll post the important ones.

As far as the HID headlights I love the look of the original housing and would hate to muck it up by some mediocre projector lens conversion. The TC is a low sitting car so you don't really have to worry about blinding other drivers with nice looking higher powered lights. Here is a link to the HID kits I use. I swear by this manufacturer and kit, I have installed them 3 time and always work and look great. You guys will be shocked by the price. Our bulb type is 9006 

HID kit with ballasts : http://www.aliexpress.com/item/xenon-hid-conversion-kit-55W-H1-H3-H7-H8-H10-H11-H9-H11-H13-9005-9006/1802662135.html

INTERIOR, I know it wasn't requested but I'll most some info. 

there are a few different bulb types in the interior

The 2 map lights in the rear-view mirror are a 194 / 168 type but most LED's have trouble fitting in the small slot. 

The key light by the ignition is also a small 168

The glove box light is a BA9S base but it needs to be the proper polarity to work otherwise you need to swap the wires which can lead to grounding issues.

The door lights are 39mm/ 40mm festoon lights which are pretty easy to come across and are the most noticeable interior. 

The spare tire compartment and trunk are also 40mm festoon lights and here I use super high powered 6 Watt festoon lights that look amazing especially the trunk lighting. 

Here is a link to the high powered festoon lights : http://www.aliexpress.com/item/2x-6W-High-Power-Canbus-Festoon-42mm-COB-Led-SMD-Dome-Map-Interior-license-plate-Light/1911953050.html

The lights in the sun visors are like micro 194/ 168's and I have not seen a compatible LED variety yet.

 

EXTERIOR cont.

The rear tail lights are all 1157 / 2057 type, BAY15D base bulbs, I wouldn't cheap out with low cost LED's here.

The reverse lights are.. idk, I looked through the Slyvania and Phillips bulb fit guides and ordered what ever they suggested and it is wrong, I promise. 

The front cornering turn signal lights are 886 / 889 bulb with the H27 base. 

I forget spec of the lower bumper turn signal and day time running lights, they were some type of 1157 or 1156 base (aka 1 pole or 2 pole BAY15 base) I'm pretty sure. 

 

MOST IMPORTANT FOR EXTERIOR LEDS RELATING TO TURN SIGNALS :

This guy, a NO LOAD flasher modual for our cars. http://www.ebay.com/itm/No-Load-LED-Tail-Light-Flasher-for-Painless-Wiring-Harness-car-12v-conversion-/161584413945

 

I could go on for days. Let me know any specific lighting questions, I promise I'll provide a better answer than the light manufacturers lighting guides haha

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emmetttc! thanks so much for your input! was trying to find a "cheaper" led flasher but always came back to the one you posted! the HID conversion kit is on sale - the price is really unbeatable.. and yeah, post some pics!

question: if I replace the taillights with this http://www.ebay.com/itm/4X-1157-Red-SMD-LED-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Bulbs-/191571031817?hash=item2c9a85f709:g:v-oAAOSweW5VCJTZ&vxp=mtr

would that be a sufficient substitute? or do I need specific dual function LED's?

 

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voila! installed the LED flasher and 4 x52 LED taillights for $9! ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/191571031817?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT) and the difference is significant...love the new look and the fact that the oh so dimm original taillights are now highly visible! (upper:before, lower; after)

 

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