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post #106 of 641 (permalink) Old 12-05-2008, 01:18 AM
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Yes, it's a #74. Check out my previous posts and you'll find a link to personal pics of my install.
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Would it be possible to change the middle speedometer to white and keep the rest of the gauge cluster(fuel tach etc) orange/red? Or is it only possible to split it down the middle with two colors?
Not using LEDs in this scenerio. Our gauge lighting actually kinda sucks. You would have to fully dissassemble the gauges and use either many compnent LEDs or glow wire - something like that. if you jsut change some of the bulbs, the colors will fade into each other. There won't be any distinct division of the center gauge.

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Has anyone tried the 9 LED bulbs now offered by autolumination? I am getting ready to order my bulbs and want to get the most light and widest dispersion that will fit. If mine turn out spotty I will hate them.

Thanks in advance...

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Just got done too. The gauges and key ring bulbs are easy to get to. Whole swap took less than 1/2 hour. Great instructions!
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I installed mine a month ago and all of my small 74 leds burnt out... I emailed the autoillumination.... I only use my lights on half power too... anyone else had any trouble?
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8 months for me now and I run mine at full power, no problems so far.
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someone in so-cal should help me out with my conversion

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someone in so-cal should help me out with my conversion
so easy!!! i have taken my dash apart so many times now trying to get my leds to work right and i could walk you through it serious take a phillips screw driver and needlenose pliers and follow his instructions super easy!!! and do the keyring to it looks hot!!
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but trust me when i say
i can screw ANYTHING up

when i changed out my parking light bulbs i almost drove the car with the wrench i used still on top of my engine cover

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Has anyone tried the 9 LED bulbs now offered by autolumination? I am getting ready to order my bulbs and want to get the most light and widest dispersion that will fit. If mine turn out spotty I will hate them.

Thanks in advance...

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whats the difference between the 9 LED bulbs and the other ones? i wanna see if anyone has done this with wide angle LEDs...also for more dispersion of light i dont like the spots either.

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Just want to thank the OP for the guide. Used it to swap out the lights no problem. Though I was only replacing a burnt bulb.
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where are you located at?

that might help someone near you be nice during this xmas season... =)

Hmm... what to put?
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^^ inland empire
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I just got my bulbs in, can't wait to do the conversion. Thanks for the write-up!
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Excellent!
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