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AzNRaCeR Dec 16, 9:50pm - #353151 
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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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AzNRaCeR Dec 16, 9:52pm - #353152 
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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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SLVCELI Dec 16, 9:52pm - #353153 
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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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SLVCELI Dec 16, 9:53pm - #353154 
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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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AzNRaCeR Dec 16, 9:59pm - #353155 
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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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hombredelassrtas Dec 16, 10:02pm - #353156 

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yup he is right. now you will prob jsut have a brighter orange smile

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SLVCELI Dec 16, 10:05pm - #353157 
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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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AzNRaCeR Dec 16, 10:07pm - #353158 
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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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AzNRaCeR Dec 16, 10:11pm - #353159 
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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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2nd2nun Dec 17, 5:40am - #353160 

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buy the indiglos from rj autoworks.
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SLVCELI Dec 17, 5:44am - #353161 
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They are gauge faces not indiglos so you have to do the entire led conversion but all the same.

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