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Old 09-20-2007, 04:20 PM   #41
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are the LEDs for the main gauge (tach, speedometer, fuel, temp) cluster the same type, or what??
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it'd be cool to have red numbers/lines to match the red dials.. bmw style
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are the LEDs for the main gauge (tach, speedometer, fuel, temp) cluster the same type, or what??
Yes they were the same in mine.
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Wait. So this method that you used to change the LCD screen. Is it possible to use this same method on the main gauge? Lets say I have the stock gauge, no tach. If I take it apart can I use the same bulbs to replace them, and sand off the green film? I love the look of your gauges. I heard that you can just buy new gauges and it will be that color but it is like $50 for a new gauge. Honestly, I can't justify $50 on the color blue when I can put it towards my savings for a sound system. I don't mind spending for the LEDs though...
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I'm half way in the process and realize.. I don't have a bulb behind the LCD. I have 3 of the little tiny lights that light up each indicator light. If I continue I'd just be making it white, not blue.

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yeh u can sand them down, and do the same thing. the three bulbs r 194. go find some ur color and do the same technique. i would love 2 c the progress on urs.
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i am going to do this project.. maybe sunday if i can find the red led's to match
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yeh u can sand them down, and do the same thing. the three bulbs r 194. go find some ur color and do the same technique. i would love 2 c the progress on urs.
No they are not bulbs. They are little white bases with a dot on them, just like the LEDs for the indicator lights.
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No they are not bulbs. They are little white bases with a dot on them, just like the LEDs for the indicator lights.
what r u talkin about?
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Behind the LCD screen, I do not have a bulb.

It's only 3 little LED things that look like this:

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instead of (BULB).

If you take apart your cluster again, look where the indicator lights are (ABS, seat belt, CEL, etc.) Those little white things are the same thing behind my LCD screen.

I only have 3 bulbs behind my cluster in general, they are behind the temp gauge, spedometer, and fuel gauge.
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