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Old 04-18-2010, 04:19 PM   #1
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does anyone know how to change the colors on the dashboard? anyone in so cal
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Old 04-18-2010, 04:31 PM   #2
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before you get pounded by many
use the search feature on top of page.
many threads on the subject.
use "instrument lights" for subject.
or dash lights
or just go through all the threads, your bond to find something.
oh yea , once you do find something, check out the bottom of the page for similar threads

you'll soon be in information overload - hahaha
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:16 PM   #3
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Cool LED dash lights

Hi, i live in So Cal and i install custom Led's. Instead of re-soldering new Led's on the board i run separate 5mm LED's behind the dash gauge and use a tap splitter from the fuse box so they turn on and off with the truck. The 5mm Led's provide a much brighter and richer color than the stock board led's. I've been able to do Blue, White, Green, Red, and Slow rainbow colors with two led's to light up each individual gauge. Check it out:



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Old 05-18-2010, 10:39 PM   #4
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so sick!! i wanna have like blue,white and green done? how much would that be?
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As much as the red dash lights are just boring they're actually best:

Looking at red light doesn't affect night vision, though, because rods are not sensitive to it. If you spend a lot of time driving at night and are looking for a new car, you may want to consider buying one with red dashboard lights.

http://www.myoptumhealth.com/portal/...e&clicked=true
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:54 PM   #6
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Hi, i live in So Cal and i install custom Led's. Instead of re-soldering new Led's on the board i run separate 5mm LED's behind the dash gauge and use a tap splitter from the fuse box so they turn on and off with the truck. The 5mm Led's provide a much brighter and richer color than the stock board led's. I've been able to do Blue, White, Green, Red, and Slow rainbow colors with two led's to light up each individual gauge. Check it out:




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does anyone know how to change the colors on the dashboard? anyone in so cal
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How do you do that its sickk
see my sig for info and many more pics of different clusters... done over 30 fo them now, i can have you in/out in an hour!!
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As much as the red dash lights are just boring they're actually best:

Looking at red light doesn't affect night vision, though, because rods are not sensitive to it. If you spend a lot of time driving at night and are looking for a new car, you may want to consider buying one with red dashboard lights.

http://www.myoptumhealth.com/portal/...e&clicked=true
You're quite right. To me, it just that the amber tone is pretty gross (I've never been a fan of any kind of orange) and I think that's the case for a lot of people with these gauges.

I'd like to go for a true red color with white needles...and hopefully the radio as well. My friends dad's Audi has red instruments and it looks sweet, not this stinky burnt orange
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You're quite right. To me, it just that the amber tone is pretty gross (I've never been a fan of any kind of orange) and I think that's the case for a lot of people with these gauges.

I'd like to go for a true red color with white needles...and hopefully the radio as well. My friends dad's Audi has red instruments and it looks sweet, not this stinky burnt orange
i have a few different radios that i could mod for you and then ship...see my for sale post...
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If you, are anyone else is reading this.... and live in either LA area, Long Beach area, or Temecula area.... GET YOSH2000 to do it.

It was the first thing I ever did after buying the truck, and still to this day, every time I get in the truck, I love his work!
My color choice with some of his experienced suggestions, and his engineering expertise...

Yosh has the skills!
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still waiting for pics of these LEDs installed on the board dude..
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Old 08-24-2010, 08:54 PM   #16
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If you, are anyone else is reading this.... and live in either LA area, Long Beach area, or Temecula area.... GET YOSH2000 to do it.

It was the first thing I ever did after buying the truck, and still to this day, every time I get in the truck, I love his work!
My color choice with some of his experienced suggestions, and his engineering expertise...

Yosh has the skills!
hahah, thanks for the props dude, much appreciated!!
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:03 PM   #18
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I can't lie a white gauge cluster that fades into red would look pretty cool.
yay for pink gauges....
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