1995 e36 interior light/courtesy light and map light to LED/SMD

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  1. 1995 e36 interior light/courtesy light and map light to LED/SMD 
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    as we all know, LED's and SMD's are polarity sensitive, so, the map light are the wiring polarity to work and the interior light also, so how do you know which wired to swap over to revere the polarity while it still working as it should do, dimming etc when you shut doors and lock.
    can anyone help?
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    solid brown is negative and violet/white stripe is positive for the map lights so I've swapped them and they work fine but having trouble with the others.
    Cheers, Jay

    Siamoto copy air filter + cold air feed, 328 exhaust, 12" steering wheel,
    17" BBS Alloys, strut brace, lowered on Raceland coilovers
    Olypus HU CD Radio USB AUX SD card, Alpine rear 6x9's, Sony front 5.25's, Phoenix Gold 10" sub + SPLX Amp,
    Projector indicators, 6k angel eyes, 4300k dipped beam, SMD 3rd brake light, smoked repeaters and tail lights, SMD number plate bulbs, SMD courtesy lights
     
     

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    sorted it everything working but the map lights now cos bulbs are polarity sensitive so I'll just have to rewire them
    Cheers, Jay

    Siamoto copy air filter + cold air feed, 328 exhaust, 12" steering wheel,
    17" BBS Alloys, strut brace, lowered on Raceland coilovers
    Olypus HU CD Radio USB AUX SD card, Alpine rear 6x9's, Sony front 5.25's, Phoenix Gold 10" sub + SPLX Amp,
    Projector indicators, 6k angel eyes, 4300k dipped beam, SMD 3rd brake light, smoked repeaters and tail lights, SMD number plate bulbs, SMD courtesy lights
     
     

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