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Changing the orange LED gauge #5438 Sep 20, 2:15pm Sep 20, 2:15pm
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Changing the orange LED gauge
Is changing the LED gauge blue easy or hard? I know it requires for it to be sodered but can i do it myself. Did anybody do it themselves with out experience. O yeah can car shops do it for me if i asked them?

Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: AzynPryd333] #5439 Sep 20, 3:03pm Sep 20, 3:03pm
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I know its a pretty difficult procedure. If you don't have experience with soldering then I wouldn't try it.

I know Mike Lu has had his done however, the guy that did it lives in Northern California and was down in Southern California for a brief trip.

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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: Steven] #5440 Sep 21, 2:02am Sep 21, 2:02am
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I heard it's a piece of cake if you have experience soldering. But if you are clueless I wouldn't touch it. It's a pretty expensive piece your messing with. However, If your brave and really don't care what we tell you. Here is a link that might help you out. Good Luck http://www.celica-club.co.uk/images/Blue%20Dash%20Board/BlueDashProject.htm


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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: Stun] #5441 Sep 29, 10:58pm Sep 29, 10:58pm
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It's pretty easy soldering those miniature led's. I love the blue conversion so much I dim-out my reverse indoglos'when I drive at night. I wanna do everything on my center dash next I just gotta find out where I can find these mini led's for cheap! If any body knows where, let me know.


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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: vvtlr] #5442 Sep 30, 2:46am Sep 30, 2:46am
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I had the same idea. grin I also wanted to change the color of my center dash. Especially the clock's color. Hey! VVTLR if you find the LED's for a cheap price let me know. I'll let you know if I find them first.


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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: Stun] #5443 Sep 30, 2:55am Sep 30, 2:55am
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Hey, VVTLR maybe you can answer a question that I posted but nobody could answer. I just installed the indiglo gauge for my celica and also installed the indiglo needles and ordered to change the Fuel/Temp/and Gauge Color. I want my whole gauge cluster to light up blue. However, I have noticed that the turn signal in the gauge still remains green and after further examination. I notice that their are little light bulbs. My question is would anyone know where I can get color bulbs, that small or is there another way to change the color of those bulbs. confused

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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: Stun] #5444 Oct 1, 6:07am Oct 1, 6:07am

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Team celica sells the whole set for 50$ i got mine it took two days for the to get here but there awsome got to Team Celica

Re: Changing the orange LED gauge #5445 Oct 1, 11:10pm Oct 1, 11:10pm
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Even if you change the bulb to blue, the outcome is gonna be a mixture of blue and green. If you look at it closely you'll notice that the arrow template(outline) is green. I haven't tried this yet but if you wanna try cutting the arrow out, adhere a small piece of tint film to hide the modification combined with a blue bulb(or dip it in blue transparent paint). Better yet if you can find a piece of blue transparent plastic to cover the cut-out arrow, you wouldn't need a blue bulb. what do you think?


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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: vvtlr] #5446 Oct 2, 2:33am Oct 2, 2:33am
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That's a really good idea. I'm going to look for that small blue piece of tint film. Thanks man I really appreciate it. Hey, VVTLR! Don't forget if you find the LED's for a cheap price let me know. I'll let you know if I find them first. thumbsup


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Re: Changing the orange LED gauge [Re: Stun] #5447 Oct 9, 3:24am Oct 9, 3:24am

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I don't know about other's but LEDs that I sell are blue..
Blue are blue.. and red are red... period...
Good quality...

Re: Changing the orange LED gauge #5448 Oct 20, 7:50pm Oct 20, 7:50pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by Stun:
Hey, VVTLR maybe you can answer a question that I posted but nobody could answer. I just installed the indiglo gauge for my celica and also installed the indiglo needles and ordered to change the Fuel/Temp/and Gauge Color. I want my whole gauge cluster to light up blue. However, I have noticed that the turn signal in the gauge still remains green and after further examination. I notice that their are little light bulbs. My question is would anyone know where I can get color bulbs, that small or is there another way to change the color of those bulbs. confused
hey stun
i havent seen any good pics of what you wanna do
actually, i havent seen ANY pics of the center dash being blue
can you post some of your ride????
thanks

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