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I changed mine a couple of weeks ago and provided this video on another thread. Even though the video is for the 6th generation camry, it's exactly the same for the 8th generation.

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https://youtu.be/DlfRfeyQDK4?t=49

Thanks!! Got them changed out. It's strange that there is a mix of LED and non-LED lights in the car. The dome lights were all LED, as well as the super tiny glove box one.
 

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Has anyone found a master list of how to remove all interior trim pieces? Also, is there a way to remove the roof upholstery temporarily to run wires?
 

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I Installed the atmosphere light ($27 it came with a helper tool and misc LED bulb) above the glove box in my 2018 SE. Install was 9/10 easy. The clips for the dash components are high quality and don't break when you're reasonably careful pulling it all apart. Super happy! The blue light perfectly matched with the other blue lights in the cabin. I skipped on the optional door handle blue lights because they looked way too dfferent from the other blue in the cabin.

Note - I plugged into the glove box LED. It was a little tough routing the wire behind the plastic housing components because I had to bend the wire and make it hop over obstacles and wires behind there with one hand most of the time. But it worked out great and the wire is plenty long to make it work.

Door lights were replaced with LEDs, too. Next on the list includes a dome LED, interior trunk LED strip, sequential rear bottom corner reflector LED lights.
 

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I Installed the atmosphere light ($27 it came with a helper tool and misc LED bulb) above the glove box in my 2018 SE. Install was 9/10 easy. The clips for the dash components are high quality and don't break when you're reasonably careful pulling it all apart. Super happy! The blue light perfectly matched with the other blue lights in the cabin. I skipped on the optional door handle blue lights because they looked way too dfferent from the other blue in the cabin.

Note - I plugged into the glove box LED. It was a little tough routing the wire behind the plastic housing components because I had to bend the wire and make it hop over obstacles and wires behind there with one hand most of the time. But it worked out great and the wire is plenty long to make it work.

Door lights were replaced with LEDs, too. Next on the list includes a dome LED, interior trunk LED strip, sequential rear bottom corner reflector LED lights.
Which atmosphere lights — do you have the link?
 

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Based on their description, I believe this is the light they're talking about. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Car-LED-Special-atmosphere-lamp-For-Toyota-Camry-2018-Decorative-Lamp-Door-Light-led-light-blue/32919549864.html


I just ordered this full kit(light bar and door handle kit). Instead of doing the door handle lights, I'll use the wire harness and do this instead.
Did you ever end up doing this? Curious how well it turned out and what parts I'd need to get to do it myself.
 

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Did you ever end up doing this? Curious how well it turned out and what parts I'd need to get to do it myself.
Yup. I think it turned out great. It is a little bright, but it's not distracting bright. Like, bright enough to read a receipt about 4 inches away. Here's some pictures of the door lights(starting with the 3rd pic) and a couple of the dash one.
As far as other parts, basically everything you see in the video. I used 3mm side emitting fiber optic skirt and pretty much any light source or pod would work. I found all that stuff on ebay. You can go with the small plastic light pods like they picture, or the larger aluminum ones with a 1W led, or even the lower priced "pre-wired 12v led". Get one of those leds in the same size of the fiber optics and either tape it to the bottom of the fiber optic or use some heat shrink tubing to hold it together. I did need to solder the wires from the light pod I picked up to the wires from the kit I posted above. But other than that, it's an easy install.
 

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Any write ups for the fog light kits or the rear reflectors yet? Ive seen some same the bumpers need to come off and others say that you can do it just with car on ramps.
 

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Paul's DIY website. Good source of DIY

First off, thanks for sharing this. Paul's website is great and I've used his instructions to swap out most of the stock bulbs in my SE.

Secondly, I wanted brighter rear turn signals so I bought these Endpage 7440NA LEDs to replace the stock bulbs. I am giving them a big thumbs down for two reasons:

1. These LEDs use a rubber lip instead of a locking plastic mechanism like the stock bulb (this is common with aftermarket LEDs) but the fit is way too tight in the Camry's light housing. I fought with it to get it in, and then managed to actually separate the base (heatsink) from the LED when trying to remove it since it was in there so tight. Since I didn't want to deal with returning them, I ended up trimming the rubber a bit with a utility knife, and now it fits well.

2. They work with no hyper-flashing, but they are STUPIDLY BRIGHT. At night these things will light up the car behind you, the driver's face, and highway signs 1/4 mile away. I've never seen lights this bright other than on emergency vehicles and it'd be a guaranteed pull-over the first time you're stopped at a light with a cop behind you. I was able to tone them down a bit with a $5 PWM dimmer, but it wasn't really worth the hassle and I should've just returned them and bought different ones.
 

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I wonder if anyone knows if a relay controls the 12v power outlet , 2019 Camry XSE..
On my Accord, I was able to bypass the relay and run the outlet hot at all times to charge a phone while away.

Please do not bother to chime in with "dead" battery theories... it's been done to death... a cell phone charger would take weeks to drain a car's battery. I and many others have been running the Accord mod with no dead battery issues.... Some mfr's already have outlets that are on all the time...
 

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I wonder if anyone knows if a relay controls the 12v power outlet , 2019 Camry XSE..
On my Accord, I was able to bypass the relay and run the outlet hot at all times to charge a phone while away.

Please do not bother to chime in with "dead" battery theories... it's been done to death... a cell phone charger would take weeks to drain a car's battery. I and many others have been running the Accord mod with no dead battery issues.... Some mfr's already have outlets that are on all the time...
This would be great to know!
 

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can I use a se/xse door panel wiring harness on a 2020 camry trd since it doesn't have the connector to the door light it's just a stupid red reflector
 
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