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AzNRaCeR
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Dec 16, 2:50pm - #353151 
LED cluster gauge install

Ive taken apart the cluster and already soldered white LEDs on it. I see that the factory faceplate has the numbers orange. Im not sure whether the white will shine through, but im guessing it wont. Is there a way to get rid of the orange without needing to buy the RJ auto works gauge? I remember i saw someone here that did it and made it clear, but i forgot who and how they did it


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Dec 16, 2:52pm - #353152 
oh yea the needles are kinda hard to come out. Am i supposed to just pull them out? i dont want to break them


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Dec 16, 2:52pm - #353153 
A long time ago I heard of someone scraping the color off of the gauges but I wouldnt suggest doing that. I dont think it turned out too great.


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Dec 16, 2:53pm - #353154 
Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
oh yea the needles are kinda hard to come out. Am i supposed to just pull them out? i dont want to break them


You are suppose to use a spoon. There should be a install guide somewhere that talks about it.


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Dec 16, 2:59pm - #353155 
k thanks man...i need all the help i can get because i need to put this thing back in soon so i can drive


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Dec 16, 3:02pm - #353156 
yup he is right. now you will prob jsut have a brighter orange smile

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Dec 16, 3:05pm - #353157 
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...;o=&fpart=1 . Buy some indiglos or those gauges. The indiglos I know are only like 30.


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Dec 16, 3:07pm - #353158 
dang...looks like i will need to get the new gauge soon...what kind should i get so the white can shine through. I heard that the black numbering will let any color shine through?


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Dec 16, 3:11pm - #353159 
alright! thank man just what i needed. i was using one spoon and it looked like it was gonna break soon lol


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Dec 16, 10:40pm - #353160 
buy the indiglos from rj autoworks.

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Dec 16, 10:44pm - #353161 
They are gauge faces not indiglos so you have to do the entire led conversion but all the same.


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