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Blue LEDs in stock radio?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by A.D., Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Jun 14, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    A.D.

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    Never seen this done before, anyone have a write up, or know anyone who has tried it?

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  2. Jun 16, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    BigJLarse83

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    If you figure this one out I will be one of the first to give it a shot, that looks sick!
     
  3. Jun 16, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    +2 i would def do this. like the orange and all, but blue is waaaay better:cool:
     
  4. Jun 16, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    a buddy of mine actually did this in his lexus sc. so its def not that hard, if the parts/bulbs can be found.
     
  5. Jun 16, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    I'd have done it ages ago if blue matched my exterior ;)
     
  6. Jun 16, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    Where'd you get that picture? Is that not a Tacoma?
     
  7. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    Its a Taco, but i just stumbled upon it on CL, someone was selling it. I wanted to see if i could do it myself, rather than buy someones old radio.
     
  8. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    I understand that you can change the LEDs in the gauge cluster and radio, but how did they change the clock color?
     
  9. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    Look closely the clocks color is still green
     
  10. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    but its not orange....
     
  11. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    google it. there are write ups on sites such as Toyotanation.com or xr-underground.com
     
  12. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    I will try this out. I have the LEDs for my gauges and will have a few left over. I have an aftermarket head unit that is blue and red, so I am thinking if I can get blue gauges with red needles, then change the clock to blue it will come together nicely
     
  13. Jun 16, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    Is it orange in our trucks? oh shit my bad I pictured the clock on my dads 06 Tundra. thats why :smack:
     
  14. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    Mine is white:
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  15. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    The clock should be very easy, I will try and get in mine and figure it out when school is over
     
  16. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    Do you have a write up?
     
  17. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    I just posted a write up for it!


    The clock isn't easy! The lens is painted that color and it is really hard to remove the orange color.:mad:
     
  18. Jun 16, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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    I think the only way to change the clock is to buy a new LCD.
     
  19. Jun 16, 2009 at 11:09 PM
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    No! The clock it self isn't red. It's the plastic lens that is red.
     
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