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Link for an 01 cluster lighting change.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Tman12, May 4, 2011.

  1. May 4, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    I have looked and looked. Cant find a LED light swap for an 01. Anyone point me in the right direction?
     
  2. May 5, 2011 at 1:55 AM
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    In the back of the cluster you have 4 t10/168 bulbs. For the Tach and speedo. Only down side to the 01-04 is no matter what bulb you put in there you will have an orange tint to them because theres an orange film on the gauge face. search ebay for a new gauge face and swap it in.
     
  3. May 5, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    How bad of an idea is it for someone that has 0 soldering experience to attempt this mod?
     
  4. May 5, 2011 at 7:17 AM
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    You have an 01, I'm pretty sure it's like mine. Just remove the bulb holders and plug a new bulb in.
     
  5. May 5, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    So it doesnt even involve soldering? I was looking at a link to a 2nd gen lighting change and they were using a soldering iron for something. I was hoping i didnt have to get into this. What lights did you use? I need to go ahead and make an order.
     
  6. May 5, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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  7. May 5, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    I used t10 5 SMD bulbs. You will need 4 of them. But on the 01-04 why ever bulb you put in you will still have an orange tint. Because of the film they put on the cluster
     
  8. May 5, 2011 at 12:38 PM
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    There is no film in the cluster, only on the a/c controls
     
  9. May 5, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    Are the bulbs for the cluster the same as the ones for the AC control? Might as well do it all while im at it.
     
  10. May 5, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    The ac ones are t5 I think
     
  11. May 5, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    Can someone please send the actual link of the bulbs i need to order. I, being the dumb person i am, seems to be having trouble finding what i need. I am wanting the blue. Any help would be greatly appriciated. I would hate to order the wrong lights. Thanks in advance.
     
  12. May 6, 2011 at 5:05 PM
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    Awesome man! Greatly appreciate it!
     
  14. May 6, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    I saw these before but didnt think that those were right. I figured the ones i needed fit flush to the board. What i get for assuming huh?
    Also will any 194 bulb replace these?
     
  15. May 7, 2011 at 12:13 AM
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    Yes any 194 bulb works your ac panel can't be changed due to the film on the back of the bezel plus they lights in there are a pain in the ass
     
  16. May 7, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    Good deal. Im ordering them now and will post pics when its all finished up.
     
  17. May 7, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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    i posted that link for superbrightleds.com id check them out too cause they have fair prices and a wide selection of led styles at colors
     
  18. May 7, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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    I couldnt find the T10 with 5 SMD's on there.
     
  19. May 7, 2011 at 7:46 AM
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    you need 194 wedge base bulbs
     
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