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Aug 8, 4:13pm - #243584 
RJ autoworks gauges (silver/black w blue LED) installed

I installed Russ' gauges yesterday http://www.rjautoworks.com they look really nice. I still have to calibrate my needles because my speedometer seems to be off by 5~10 mph. I wanted to paint the back of the needle red but I didn't have time yesterday so I'll do that later today. I also noticed that my blinker light doesn't shine green anymore frown I remember seeing a group-buy somewhere for different colored blinker lights. Does anyone have the link for that? Thanks.

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Aug 8, 4:14pm - #243585 
my digi-cam can't capture the light very well

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Aug 8, 4:15pm - #243586 
I finally got everything to be blue grin

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Aug 8, 4:18pm - #243587 
looks awsome man thumbsup


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Aug 8, 4:55pm - #243588 
nice..

if you want your needles red, you're gonna have to get a needle kit to place behind them cause the red you put on the actual needle...with the blue LEDs behind it won't light red thumbsup thumbsup

http://www.importintelligence.com/FMPro?-db=Cart.fp3&-format=listnew.htm&-new


you should just paint the back of them blue with blue transparent paint


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Aug 8, 5:00pm - #243589 
sicc...i want to do that...i need more money

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Aug 8, 5:03pm - #243590 
^^^wat he said.. thumbsup...good job..did you solder the leds in urself??


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 8, 6:50pm - #243591 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
^^^wat he said.. thumbsup...good job..did you solder the leds in urself??


Thanks, yep I soldered the LED's myself. I had no previous soldering experience except for soldering wires together when I installed my headunit. The first few LED's were a little hard but after I got the hang of it, the rest of them were pretty easy.

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Aug 8, 6:54pm - #243592 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
nice..

if you want your needles red, you're gonna have to get a needle kit to place behind them cause the red you put on the actual needle...with the blue LEDs behind it won't light red thumbsup thumbsup

http://www.importintelligence.com/FMPro?-db=Cart.fp3&-format=listnew.htm&-new


you should just paint the back of them blue with blue transparent paint


Thanks, I just used a red sharpie today and like you said the light doesn't shine red. As a matter of fact the light doesn't shine through much at all.

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Aug 8, 6:56pm - #243593 
The red needle looks good during the day, but doesn't light up that well at night.

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Aug 8, 10:12pm - #243594 
eek Wow, that looks awesome! thumbsup


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Aug 9, 12:10am - #243595 
Nice! cool thumbsup thumbsup

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Aug 9, 6:47am - #243596 
Good Lord...that looks awesome with your pioneer unit, and the footwell neons too...your interior is the hotness bro

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Aug 9, 7:48am - #243597 
love that look thumbsup. is it hard to solder the led in?

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Aug 9, 11:03am - #243598 
Looks awesome. thumbsup


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Aug 9, 2:18pm - #243599 
looks amazing. good job! thumbsup

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Aug 9, 3:23pm - #243600 
thumbsup

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Aug 9, 3:38pm - #243601 
good job soldier! thumbsup thumbsup


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Aug 9, 6:22pm - #243602 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
love that look thumbsup. is it hard to solder the led in?


Thanks hehe, it wasn't that hard to solder the LED's in, once you get the hang of it it's really not that hard. I followed this guide in the install section. https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1870109493_0_collapsed_2__1.html

I re-painted my needles today with transparent red paint and the light shines through pretty well now. The tach looks sweet, but the speedometer is still sorta dark. But overall it looks a lot better than when I used the red sharpie.

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Aug 9, 6:26pm - #243603 
thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Aug 9, 7:46pm - #243604 
that's a great looking gauge bro thumbsup

BTW, that Celica pyramid picture in your profile looks great thumbsup


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Aug 9, 8:42pm - #243605 
how much did you spend all together, including shipping, for this mod bro??


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 12, 4:06pm - #243606 
hey man, where do you find "transparent paint"?
Also, do you need red LED's for behind the "redline" on teh tach or do you just leave those stock?

Thanks

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Aug 12, 5:20pm - #243607 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
how much did you spend all together, including shipping, for this mod bro??


Hey, I spent a total of $98.16 for the gauges including blue LED's, and tax / shipping. I paid like 8.50 for the soldering iron and 3.99 for the silver solder. So in total I spent around $110 including tax and everything for this mod.

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Aug 12, 5:22pm - #243608 
Originally Posted by 00GTShope
hey man, where do you find "transparent paint"?
Also, do you need red LED's for behind the "redline" on teh tach or do you just leave those stock?

Thanks


I found transparent red paint at my local hobby shop it's like 2.99 for the bottle. Regarding the red LED behind the "redline" Russ (RJautoworks) includes a few red LED's when you purchase blue or white LED's with the order. thumbsup

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Aug 12, 6:47pm - #243609 
Dude, your interior is... Linked Image I hope mine will turn out as good as yours when I'm done. keep up the good work man thumbsup

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Aug 12, 6:49pm - #243610 
love it, not feeling the neon lights, but if you like them great. good for you keep it up thumbsup

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Aug 12, 9:44pm - #243611 
looks hot thumbsup

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Aug 13, 2:15am - #243612 
lookin good - thumbsup

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Aug 13, 4:07am - #243613 
nice mod

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Aug 14, 10:50pm - #243614 
your clock any diff?

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