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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by gatrapper, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. Aug 20, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    gatrapper

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    Hey Y'all,

    How could I go about brightening up the lights that come through my optics on my dash and console?
     
  2. Aug 20, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    Turn the adjustment knob/dial?
     
  3. Aug 20, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    LED's...easy install on 1st gens..never have done a 2nd gen:confused:
     
  4. Aug 20, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    Have that set up.

    Just didn't know if I could replace the bulbs somehow with LEDs to get rid of the "mood light" feeling.
     
  5. Aug 20, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    You know what bulbs I would need to replace them all?

    Any info on how to go about replacing them?
     
  6. Aug 20, 2011 at 11:20 AM
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    4- 194 bulbs for just the dash
    2- 194 bulbs for ac controls
    1- 194 bulb for around the ignition
     
  7. Aug 20, 2011 at 12:20 PM
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    Do those numbers correlate with LED lights?
     
  8. Aug 20, 2011 at 12:28 PM
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    Also what size bulb for the cab light? The one that turns on whenever you open your doors.
     
  9. Aug 20, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    Ordered the LEDs for my Dash and Cab lights.
     
  10. Aug 20, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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  11. Aug 20, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    I was under the impression that you had to solder the led's to the dash circuit, though I might be confusing 1st gen and 2nd gen setups.

    Post pics when you're done!
     
  13. Aug 20, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    Will Do. Hope the lights are here by Tuesday or so.
     
  14. Aug 20, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    1st gens are just pop th eold ones out and new ones in but make sure you plug it in before you put it all back together cause theyre polarized
     
  15. Aug 21, 2011 at 3:00 AM
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    Anyone know what the bulb size is on the license plate light bulbs?
     
  16. Aug 21, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    superbrightleds has a vehicle selector thatll tell you
     
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  18. Aug 22, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    it's not tuesday yet...
     
  19. Aug 23, 2011 at 7:56 AM
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  20. Aug 23, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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    Package still isn't here yet. Really hoping they get here tomorrow so I can work on the truck after class.
     
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