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I don't think the back cover of the gauge cluster needs to be removed to change out the bulbs. I was just able to twist out the bulbs and replaced then with the new ones. Makes it a lot faster to install.
You are correct, I'll update the DIY. Thanks!

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can u take pics of what your White Leds look like please
I forgot to take a pic of the LEDs before I put them in, but here are the pictures of them from the site:

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And I assume the color you want to buy to replace stock is Amber - right?
I haven't seen anyone use the amber yet, so I can't tell you how well they match up. But if you only want to replace a burnt bulb, you can order the part from Lexus.
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you can also just purchase a 194 bulb or a 37 bulb from any kragens or autozone etc.. and take the orange slip cover on our oem ones and put it on the new bulbs and you're done if you want to just replace burnt bulbs.
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Wheres the pic for the ignition light change??

is it easy to access as well?? This is great by the way.

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is it easy to access as well?? This is great by the way.
the ignition light is very easy, refer to this pic:


all you have to do it remove the one screw on the upper right of the ignition. remove the assembly, and you can't miss the bulb/black wire leading to the bulb.
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just ordered the Leds and of course, used the 10% off that they give to lexus owners

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Another great write up. I'm subscribing to both in case I feel like changing the colors of my dash one day. I've liked the amber just fine so far though. I'll owe you some rep for this one.

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Ok so i just did my climate control and i am noticing i can see everyones LED's through the clear clock display, my friend and i didnt like that so we just took the two clock LED's and dipped the top most 2/3 of the bulb in white paint, BAM frosted bulbs, looks great cant see the two LED's i will post pic soon, later

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Could I remove my gauge cluster and drive around so that my mileage wouldn't go up???

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Could I remove my gauge cluster and drive around so that my mileage wouldn't go up???
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Ok so i just did my climate control and i am noticing i can see everyones LED's through the clear clock display, my friend and i didnt like that so we just took the two clock LED's and dipped the top most 2/3 of the bulb in white paint, BAM frosted bulbs, looks great cant see the two LED's i will post pic soon, later
For real man...post some pics of that!

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