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$7.99 included all interior lights and license plate lights (did not include bulb for the glove box light)
Does your RTL have a light in the glove box? Mine definitely does not or it doesn't work. Even with the headlights on it's dark in there.

Anyway, I went the slightly more expensive route and bought the Philips LED 194 lamps off Amazon. I do large commercial LED lighting projects at work and I'm super anal about matching color temps. Love they way they look in the four dome lights, cargo, and rear license plate. Gives the truck a much more modern feel without looking "ricey".
 

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I would like to change out my 2017 RL interior light to Blue LED's, 3 roof and 2 courtesy R & L foot lights. Can I just order the same light #s as Honda uses, but converted to LED, or is there going to be a voltage problem doing this. Or, is it easier to just purchase LED's in the strip lights the size I need and run all the wires seperate to 12v power.

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I just swapped out the interior lights on my RTL. I bought them from Diode Dynamics. Super easy to do.

I went with blue LEDs. The color isn't exactly as shown in the photo, but close.

It took 4 LED bulbs, all 194 type bulbs

I bought the 194 SMD2 Blue (single) bulbs

The bulbs were $4 each, they have various colors and are forum supporters.

194 SMD2 LED (one) - 194 Wedge - LED Bulbs - All Products
 

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Sorry, I didn't realize that this was a G2 posting, my G1 2006 RTL has a glove box light that works only when the parking lights or headlights are on, the bulb is in the unit with a plunger type switch that activates when the glove box door is open.

After some research I found the light bulbs for a G2 Ridgeline and it does list a glove light.
 

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Does your RTL have a light in the glove box? Mine definitely does not or it doesn't work. Even with the headlights on it's dark in there.

Anyway, I went the slightly more expensive route and bought the Philips LED 194 lamps off Amazon. I do large commercial LED lighting projects at work and I'm super anal about matching color temps. Love they way they look in the four dome lights, cargo, and rear license plate. Gives the truck a much more modern feel without looking "ricey".
Sorry, I didn't realize that this was a G2 posting, my G1 2006 RTL has a glove box light that works only when the parking lights or headlights are on, the bulb is in the unit with a plunger type switch that activates when the glove box door is open.

After some research I found the light bulbs for a G2 Ridgeline and it does list a glove light.
 

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Anyway, I went the slightly more expensive route and bought the Philips LED 194 lamps off Amazon. I do large commercial LED lighting projects at work and I'm super anal about matching color temps. Love they way they look in the four dome lights, cargo, and rear license plate. Gives the truck a much more modern feel without looking "ricey".
That what I did AFTER going the cheap route. 20 bulbs for 9 bucks! what a deal! That is, until they ALL started flickering at various rates until it drove me mad and I replaced them all with phillips or sylvania LED's. Much better and brighter, hopefully they last with out the flicker.
 

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I just swapped out the interior lights on my RTL. I bought them from Diode Dynamics. Super easy to do.

I went with blue LEDs. The color isn't exactly as shown in the photo, but close.

It took 4 LED bulbs, all 194 type bulbs

I bought the 194 SMD2 Blue (single) bulbs

The bulbs were $4 each, they have various colors and are forum supporters.

194 SMD2 LED (one) - 194 Wedge - LED Bulbs - All Products
I really like what you did with the blue lights, so let me understand that these LED lights that you got from Diode Dynamics will work in the overhead lights both front and rear. So how do they work when the light is powering down, will they dim slowly, or do they just cut off, I guess this is not a problem, just wondered how they react. Are these Led's too bright when driving, or could they be left on, your pics make then look very bright, but that could just be the camera taking the pics. I would like to have LED's installed up under the seats, dash, and other places that could be left on when driving as mood lighting, but just hate to run all those wires, maybe someday they will have WiFi, or LED lighting that is battery powered and would work that way, they don't have it do they.

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I really like what you did with the blue lights, so let me understand that these LED lights that you got from Diode Dynamics will work in the overhead lights both front and rear. So how do they work when the light is powering down, will they dim slowly, or do they just cut off, I guess this is not a problem, just wondered how they react. Are these Led's too bright when driving, or could they be left on, your pics make then look very bright, but that could just be the camera taking the pics. I would like to have LED's installed up under the seats, dash, and other places that could be left on when driving as mood lighting, but just hate to run all those wires, maybe someday they will have WiFi, or LED lighting that is battery powered and would work that way, they don't have it do they.

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Trainman,

Yes, I used the same bulbs in the front and rear overhead sections. It was a simple swap, although the rear bulbs were a little harder to grip so I cheated and carefully used a pair of needle nose pliers and they came right out.

I don't think the lights are too bright, but I wouldn't want to drive with them, or any other, lights on where they are located. I would find that distracting.

I didn't pay attention to see if they slowly dim, then go out. I will check that later today.

This swap maybe took 5 minutes for the 4 bulbs I changed.
 

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Switched out OEM G2 interior lights, truck bed lights, and license plate lights for LED. I paid $20 for the Ridgeline LED kit, and strangely have many LED lights left over. I am though real happy with LED conversion, nice clean modern looking light.

My problem is very, very many minor. I would like to change out the G2 glove box light, however I can't even figure how to get the bulb out of the small inlet crevice in the glove box. If I could pull it out I could then get an LED replacement light. Not a big deal, but I am picky about having the same light throughout the cabin. Does anyone know how to pull a glove box light out of a G2 Ridgeline glove box?

Thanks!
 

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Does your RTL have a light in the glove box? Mine definitely does not or it doesn't work. Even with the headlights on it's dark in there.

Anyway, I went the slightly more expensive route and bought the Philips LED 194 lamps off Amazon. I do large commercial LED lighting projects at work and I'm super anal about matching color temps. Love they way they look in the four dome lights, cargo, and rear license plate. Gives the truck a much more modern feel without looking "ricey".
That was one of the weight reduction solutions Honda brought to the 2017 RL. No light in my glove box on my RTL.
 

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Was it a G1 kit? Most bulbs are the same. The G1 had more lights though. The G2 doesn't include lights on the rear doors or the console in the rear seat.
...or the glove box.
 

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There is definitely a light in the 2017 G2 Ridgeline glove box. Open your glove box and turn on your headlamps, you should see your glove box light turn on as well.

I purchased the LED interior light kit including cargo bed lights and license plate lights from Lighturway on eBay...very, very happy with the quality of the LED and the light it emits. Strongly recommend, I lost a T5 bulb while installing and they are sending a replacement bulb to me for no charge...very professional customer service.
 

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1. What benefits are there to swapping to these lights? Are they brighter?
2. How hard is it to replace the bulbs in the overhead location? Looks like it could be a tricky job?
 

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1. What benefits are there to swapping to these lights? Are they brighter?
2. How hard is it to replace the bulbs in the overhead location? Looks like it could be a tricky job?
Not difficult at all. The 2017 is the same as the 2006+.

 
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