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Old 02-20-2008
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LED Conversion

I am currently in the process of converting all of my interior lighting to 3-bulb cluster LED lighting. So far I am very impressed with the results, I have replaced my map lights in my stock dome, and my glove box light, Next is to tear apart the dash to replace all of them in the cluster and the HVAC controls. They work and look great so far will keep anyone who is interested updated in this post, and will post progression pictures, right now waiting on my order of LEDs to come in the mail.
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Good. I'm particularly interested in ones in the gauges and the evenness of the lighting. I have hand painted gauge overlays and I want to keep them but I need white light behind them.
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AHHH yesss.....the anxious wait for China! lol. I just recently de-modded all my LEDs. I had an overlay over the stock gauges, but did blue leds in all the swiches/buttons stuff like that...using Mr. Mod Man Griggs' cardomain.

Bob....on my new expo cluster, I used those PIAA wannabe 194s.....lights up nice white now. Not led. My friend Trevor took a set of '03 ranger gauges apart, scraped off the green, and colored them, then modded a crap load of leds into the housing. I'll see if i can find a link...
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Updat for today, they are now trying to tell me that I can only buy a lot of 100 of them, and a $5.50 a piece that is a chunk of change. Now I am trying to negotiate
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check this website out.

http://superbrightleds.com/
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check this website out.

http://superbrightleds.com/
those are descent, but not the quality I have been using so far, I have been using ones desigined for the Casino Games in our Casino so far and am very pleased with them. But I may try some from that web site, have you bought anything from them?
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no, im going to soon.

i need to get some peanut bulb sized leds for my cluster to make the needles light up orange, but i don't have the money right now.
the white color needles on my white overlay are kinda hard to see.
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Well heres my update, I am now talking to a rep out of Las Vegas and trying to agree on the price of the bulbs, until then I had a friend get ahold of 15 more of them. Does anyone know how many lights are in the cluster? I know there is two for the HVAC but how many for the speedo tach and all the other crap?
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Well heres my update, I am now talking to a rep out of Las Vegas and trying to agree on the price of the bulbs, until then I had a friend get ahold of 15 more of them. Does anyone know how many lights are in the cluster? I know there is two for the HVAC but how many for the speedo tach and all the other crap?
i think theres only five or six.
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i think theres only five or six.
That would be sweet if thats all there was, but with all those warning lights I didn't know if the seat beat indicator has its own gas level, ect,ect
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That would be sweet if thats all there was, but with all those warning lights I didn't know if the seat beat indicator has its own gas level, ect,ect
oh, i thought you were talking about the backlight haha.

yeah, idk about thse bulbs.
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oh, i thought you were talking about the backlight haha.

yeah, idk about thse bulbs.
Oh, well if nothing else I can put off painting the new grill tomorrow and I can take the dash out instead, and hopefully get that and the Hvac plugged away with 15 bulbs i have for now
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