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Gauge Lighting help

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by joval, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Apr 27, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    joval

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    I am looking to change the gauge lights in my 2005 Tacoma.
    I would like the main color to be white and the needles to glow blue (speedway blue to be exact)

    I live in PA and i'm looking for advice on the best way to accomplish this.
    should i do it myself? if so, how many lights would i need?

    and is there anyone in the eastern PA area that does Tacoma gauge lighting.?
    please, it needs to be a professional job, not a $50 job by someone in his side street garage.

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Apr 27, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    borderbrat

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    http://www.prsgauges.net/
    you will need to ship the cluster to him as the truck will still run you just won't have indication for anything.
     
  3. Apr 27, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    BradleyScottETC

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    1.) Search function- there are a few different threads on this already.
    2.) There are no specific hues available. LEDs come in general colors; white, amber, yellow, blue, red, green, and purple.
     
  4. Apr 27, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    I will be doing mine over the summer, when I get back to Cuse' I will hook you up if you still need help.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Simple question:

    Can you solder?
     
  6. Apr 27, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    hey, what are you trying to say?!!

    tell you what, i'll mark up my price to $250 and send you a pic of a nice workshop i found off the internet if it will make you feel better...:D i can guarantee i will do just as good, if not better, job than some "professional". soldering is really not all that hard...
     
  7. Apr 27, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    I do it in my garage... as well as 90% of my mods. Your point?
     
  8. Apr 27, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    i did it myself in my bedroom. its nothing that only a professional can do. if you spend more than. www.oznium.com has lights.

    very easy. not worth the money to pay someone else to do it unless you are terrible with soldering.
     
  9. Apr 27, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    Check out my pictures. I like my setup in my speedway blue taco. Any of these lighting experts can get you set up in no time. And the last thing you gotta worry about is quality, we are passionate about our trucks! If you don't believe me, check out their retro headlights. If that's not legit, I dunno what is! Hopefully gonna get some soon here.:drool:
     
  10. Apr 27, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    SUUUUPER easy to do. I did it myself in my kitchen. Took about 45 mins and im not that great at soldering. To get the needles blue, take em off, sand the paint off, paint the back whatever color you want. white works the best.

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  11. Apr 28, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    Where do you guys get your led's for this mod? I attempted it with some blue bulbs from autozone but it failed epicly.
     
  12. Apr 28, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    ^ see my sig, has all the info you need to do your own.
     
  13. Apr 28, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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    You need to order them from Oznium.
     
  14. Aug 2, 2011 at 3:16 AM
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    Good for you Viet, don't get your feelings hurt buddy.
     
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