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CelicaRacer05
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Oct 3, 9:08am - #290519 
finished gauge led conversion

the pics dont do it justice... if your planning on doing this, make sure you have a real nice set of tweezers, the ones i was using just sucked... they were loose and were connected to a pocket knife...

other then that it was really easy (even for me)

i had one extra led, so i changed the color of the symbol (light bulb) that tells you your lights are on, from green to red

here are before and after pictures

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CelicaRacer05
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Oct 3, 9:09am - #290520 
after

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Maka
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Oct 3, 9:11am - #290521 
nice, Usually I see everyone turning it blue, Red looks nice though, good job thumbsup thumbsup


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celicafourotwo
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Oct 3, 9:32am - #290522 
damn that's lot of red..nice job thumbsup
pics lil blurry, take some from far away..


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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CelicaRacer05
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Oct 3, 9:57am - #290523 
(far away ehh? ill go try that)

though now i want white... but owell heres another picture they still dont do it justice


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Oct 3, 9:58am - #290524 
Looking good thumbsup

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celicafourotwo
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Oct 3, 9:58am - #290525 
yeah far away bro..take the entire gauge..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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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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Oct 3, 10:12am - #290526 
did you buy the leds from a store or someplace like teamcelica?

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Oct 3, 10:21am - #290527 
thumbsup thumbsup

i really want to do this mod but in white

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Oct 3, 10:26am - #290528 
i bought them from this guy (he takes money orders)

http://complabs.nevada.edu/~yoos3/led_stuff/store/

good stuff same place for the install guide...

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Oct 3, 10:44am - #290529 
i really cant tell much of a difference through the pic but im sure it looks good in person thumbsup

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Oct 3, 1:44pm - #290530 
thumbsup

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Oct 4, 7:50pm - #290531 
Originally Posted by fonz182
i really cant tell much of a difference through the pic but im sure it looks good in person thumbsup


well the orange stock face over powers it, im looking into a TRD gauge face or a knock off... silver and red or silver and black... (which one do you think is better...)


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Oct 5, 2:00pm - #290532 
I'd like to see white gauges (needles, numbers, the works) on black background, myself smile

I just don't want to try doing it for a while wink


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Oct 5, 4:27pm - #290533 
^^ ya that sounds good too, i am going to look around for another gauge that i can do the white conversion, and get a black gauge face with white lettering, numbers and all...

my dads camry has white led's and a black background its pretty nice...

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