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Got bored yesterday and did this...LED swap

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by F75gunslinger, May 9, 2012.

  1. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    I ordered the LEDs a bit ago and finally decided to see how badly I could screw up my gauge cluster. I love how it turned out!! White gauges with blue needles.Re-did the turn signals in green ( hated the yellowish green that they were),did the headlight indicator in white and re-did the cruise indicator in green. While I was in there I di-noc'd the inside surface of the gauges as well ( something different ).This is a daytime pic,I'll put one up later after it gets dark .

    I also wanted to thank Jerez for a bit of info that made this turn out that much better !


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  2. MillerMan06

    MillerMan06 Well-Known Member

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    cool wright up of how you did it and where u got the leds and the part number of them would be cool I would love to do that to mine.
     
  3. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Looks good!
     
  4. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    RIDDICK3 nuckin futs member

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    what paint did you use for your needles?
     
  6. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    It's an acrylic model paint. If I were to do this again I would have taken the time to mask off the needles and use a spray can of the same paint. Any acrylic color would work,just remember that you want the same color or a close color to the lighting you're using for best effect ( Same as replacing any bulbs under a colored lens ) .
     
  7. holyfield19

    holyfield19 GO TIGERS!

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    Looks great. btw, I love the second quote in your sig.
     
  8. XIGUNHAWKIX

    XIGUNHAWKIX Just a desert dude.

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  9. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    Thanks ! It's from one of the best sci-fi series ever made IMHO. Firefly. Kind of a sci-fi western feel...odd...but great chemistry between the characters. It ran for only 10 episodes and was the basis for the movie Serenity. They had a huge fan following but it didn't do well in the ratings so Fox pulled it. :(
     
  10. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    It got dark finally so I took a couple more pics...:cool:


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  11. FrankNasti

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    Nice look, and Firefly is one of the best series that never made it.
     
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    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    That looks great..how bright is it while driving at night?
     
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    holyfield19 GO TIGERS!

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    badass guages. maybe someday for me. lots of other thinngs i want to do though.
     
  14. F75gunslinger

    F75gunslinger [OP] Ka like a wheel

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    It's not as bright as the pic looks...the overlay in the dash cuts the glare out..so it's just white numbers..and you can still dim it.
     
  15. Jerez

    Jerez SoCal LED Dash Swap

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    Lol I guess I'll post on Tw as I did in xru...looks good man :thumbsup: haha

    Question tho, why did You leave the ODO orange??
     
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