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Old 04-25-2013, 10:25 PM   #1
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My SMD Interior Conversion (adrst2.3!!!)

I reached out to Gabe (adrst2.3) about having a full interior conversion going on in my mk2. He had never had an mk2 conversion, so I willingly became his guinea pig.

The man's work is nothing short of brilliant. He kept me informed on all pieces and how they all were coming, notified me of an issue he had ran into and gave me the option of either using the part (switched colors) or waiting for the color that I had originally chose - I decided to go with the color he got in since A) it wasn't a big deal deal and B) if it worked, I could always ask for a color swap. (which I did and he is doing so for me; Again, he's a great guy. Here is his thread if any of you would like to read up more about his work and see some other pics

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=307657

So far I have my HVAC and radio done by Gabe. I have all window switches done other than the drivers side, and those are going back for a color change. The Info and other bottom buttons are going back as well to be converted. Drivers side will be done once the parts are found.

Not the best of pics (sorry, phone pics), and as you can see, my dash has been through HELL - I'm currently purchasing a new one (as well as a center console, which also has been through HELL... Paint thinner will really take it's toll on these pieces, people!!)
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All the colors are full and all as bright as the next, although my pictures may make them look a little off.

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Old 04-25-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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So it's a swap out of all your cluster lights to led's of your choice? :)
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Wow.that is sexy!.

can change all your lighting to any led color choice available.

if you'd like this done pm me for details.

much love to Snyper for giving me the opportunity of handling this task.

We still have some stuff to do but it's no rush.the main thing was the hvac unit and audio face.

as you can see it looks great!
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So it's a swap out of all your cluster lights to led's of your choice? :)
It is. Great quality work here. He sends the new unit, and you send back your old unit. I wasn't 100% sold on it until I got the pieces and installed them and now I'm going for a 100% conversion. If only the text on top of the dash could be changed easily.
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It is. Great quality work here. He sends the new unit, and you send back your old unit. I wasn't 100% sold on it until I got the pieces and installed them and now I'm going for a 100% conversion. If only the text on top of the dash could be changed easily.
Actually,the text color can be changed by using colored film.I've been using headlight color film for this an it works great.it looks like the matrix display lighting is white so that helps alot if you want to go a different color.
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You know what, I thought of that. I'm getting some red film shortly for my tail lights - might try it out there as well.
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btw you can also do the film thing on 00/07 focus models,basically any car can be done this way.
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Another shot of the work completed. The HVAC is factory OEM, but soon will be completely red just like the Radio. You can see at the bottom the Info panel is red and to the right, that little red dot is the power window switch.
Headlight switch is also complete, and looks great. These SMD's fade when adjusting the brightness with the slider next to the headlight switch, which is a cool little feature.

Drivers side buttons, door lock buttons, and HVAC are all that I need for completion now. Beware to anyone taking the door lock buttons off, they are a PAIN to get off. I completely destroyed the inside of my door handle trying to take mine out. I'll be needed a new interior door handle.
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i think you got some haters bro,lol cuz that $%*t sexy!!
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The lights at night time. These things are a bundle of awesomeness to look at while driving. Love love love them. Can't wait for the full conversion to be complete.

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