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Mar 19, 5:27pm - #420971 
Question for those who have changed LEDs on their gauges:

OK, I just got my new gauges (from RJ Autoworks) and was wondering about changing the headlight indicator from green to blue. I was wondering if it would be really bright (I think I read somewhere that it would be)? Would it maybe be a good idea to dim it down a little? Thanks for any advice smile

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Mar 19, 5:46pm - #420972 
it shouldn't be that bright and it'll look good


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Mar 19, 6:50pm - #420973 
I change my to blue and my cruise light to red witht the left over leds after changes all the other ones and its not brighter than the rest to me.

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Mar 19, 8:36pm - #420974 
not bright at all


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Mar 19, 11:09pm - #420975 
Thanks for the replies, and definitely thanks for the pic, that really helps smile

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Mar 20, 2:02am - #420976 
If you feel it is too bright, use a black marker on top of the blue LED. That will lower the intensity.


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Mar 20, 10:35am - #420977 
yea you can jsut put somehting over it or use a blue sharpie on it to amke it darker. Goodluck bro thumbsup

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Mar 26, 1:49am - #420978 
I read the install guide for this mod. I'm wondering do I have to buy a new gauge faceplate to change it from orange to blue? If so where can I buy it? Thanks all

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Mar 26, 3:43am - #420979 
u need new faceplate and blue leds. I ordered from rjautoworks.com thumbsup heres a picture of mines

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Mar 27, 3:14am - #420980 
^^^^Excellent, I want mine to look just like that. Did it cost a lot, and what's the difficulty level?? I'm a pretty avid engineer with mods for my car rice thanks for your help

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Mar 27, 3:24am - #420981 
Originally Posted by Niquick
^^^^Excellent, I want mine to look just like that. Did it cost a lot, and what's the difficulty level?? I'm a pretty avid engineer with mods for my car rice thanks for your help


I got the combo with the blk/blue faceplate and blue leds for around $90. To tell you the truth this mod isnt hard at all. It was my first time soldering and it was a success thumbsup


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Mar 27, 1:57pm - #420982 
Great, I soldered some wiring for my speakers and lighting system inside my car, so I should be able to do it...$90 though? that's pushin my limit;) thumbsup thumbsup

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Mar 27, 2:13pm - #420983 
yea RJ's are high but in reality its a great price. I have S7 gauge overlays and they are liek 85. then did RJ leds swap for lcd and needles for an extra 35. So RJ's is a great deal for an awsome looking gauge. Get nice oem look but great colors. thumbsup

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