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Old 04-07-2009
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Icon6 Interior LED swap

Well I finally got a new camera, so now I can post pics of my truck. Sorry for the blurry photos.










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Looks great
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very blue, good stuff
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How you like the scangage? Like the blue.
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Very blue and very bright. Are you able to use the dimmer with the LED's? Looks great.
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Thanks for the comments! The Scangauge is sick, its my new speedo because after I did the LED swap my needles were way off. Now Im just too lazy to go back and fix it. No, the dimmer does not work with the LEDs, I think my resistors have to much of a voltage drop to be affected by the dimmer. But it don't bother me none.
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GOOOOOD LORD i recognize that dash! lol. Looks just like mine. lol.
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You have some heavy hot spots... did you use plugins?
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No I soldered them in, and I sanded the heads down too before.
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No I soldered them in, and I sanded the heads down too before.
did you use the stock locations?

The oznium ribbon LED strips work really good on clusters to get perfect even distribution of light. Check it out on oznium.com
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Looks good. What is the AVG gauge?
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Looks good. What is the AVG gauge?
My guess is "average" (fuel economy)
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Looks good man!!! Follow my How-To?
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Thanks man, yeah I did. I copied your continuity markings, I was to lazy to find it out myself. If I remember right, you wired in like 5 LED's per bulb opening. I just did one per. These sucker are expensive. I got them from Radio Shack for about $4.50 ea.
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Why year did the headlight swtich actually light up? mine doesn't.
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Why year did the headlight swtich actually light up? mine doesn't.
I am pretty sure 98+ lights up. Most of the time the bulb is blown.
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Why year did the headlight swtich actually light up? mine doesn't.
yeah your bulb is probably just dead. mine was dead and i never knew it lit up until i did the led switch mod and now its always on when the truck is on.
I have a 99 and it lights up so yours must just be dead.
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mine lights up! :-)
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nice man. i like it, but its really bright
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Guess it's LED mod time for the Headlight switch. Never knew it lit up. LOL

The selector **** doesn't light up correct? It's just has the painted arrow?

How easy is it to remove the head light switch assembly?
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Guess it's LED mod time for the Headlight switch. Never knew it lit up. LOL

The selector **** doesn't light up correct? It's just has the painted arrow?

How easy is it to remove the head light switch assembly?
Yeah, it's a painted arrow. As far as removing it, it was fairly easy. It's only kinda time consuming, removing the center panel where the switch is was tricky for me. You've got to wiggle it out. Also heard that you can remove the burnt LED if your careful to reuse the socket. I broke it while trying to remove it, so I just wired it in to the contacts.
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You only have to pull the little hidden panel off to access it. I took mine out in 5 minutes.
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That too, never thought of doing that.
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Looks good, but I know you don't want the scan gauge, send it to me!
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