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Old 18 Oct 2009, 07:06 am
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Default Instrument Panel Lights replace with LED

I have looked on this and other sites for info on replacing the Instrument Panel Lights and turn signal indicator lights with LEDs, but have come away with no good info. Has anyone made the switch to LED and what did you use?
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 01:14 pm
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Default Re: Instrument Panel Lights replace with LED

I know some people have done it, and I've considered it but haven't taken the plunge yet. Mostly because I'm trying to change the color of the gauges, not necessarily make them brighter. If you're looking for better lighting, replacing them with LEDs would be a good idea. But if you're looking to change the colors, it'd be rather difficult as the gauges are already coated with that teal/green color.

Anyway, these LEDs are a direct replacement for your bulbs..

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Old 18 Oct 2009, 06:03 pm
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Default Re: Instrument Panel Lights replace with LED

ive done mine
was a easy job to do
ive also replace al the bulbs to leds in most of the swicths as well
looks ace @ night as its all blue
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 06:23 pm
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Would you mind posting pics? I've been interested in doing this but was afraid that the glow would just stay that teal/green color instead of actually being blue..
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Old 19 Oct 2009, 12:29 pm
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Default Re: Instrument Panel Lights replace with LED

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What LED did you use for the signal indicator lights?
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Old 19 Oct 2009, 11:02 pm
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ive done mine
was a easy job to do
ive also replace al the bulbs to leds in most of the swicths as well
looks ace @ night as its all blue
Can you post a picture sounds interesting?
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Default Re: Instrument Panel Lights replace with LED

How many bulbs are there in the instrument cluster?
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Old 20 Oct 2009, 01:58 pm
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I believe there are 6, but some have reported 7.
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Old 20 Oct 2009, 06:49 pm
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My repair manual reports 6 ligths for illumination and one for the high beam indicator that makes 7 total. I am still trying to find out about what bulb is used for the trun signals, I find differant numbers for the bulbs in differant locations some say they are 74 and my owners manual say they are 103.
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Old 18 Mar 2010, 11:16 pm
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What about the replacement glow gauge kit on ebay any one ever tried that?
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