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Bernard
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Dec 8, 11:18pm - #67035 
can you change the LCD screen for 2003 Celica GTS?

I was wondering if you can change the LCD meter screen for 2003 CELICA GTS..it comes with everything ORANGE..but i was wondering if you can change it to BLUE.plz let me know if you know bout it.thx.

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Dec 8, 11:44pm - #67036 
i don't see why you wouldn't be able to .. is the needle thing for the temp red?


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Dec 9, 2:45am - #67037 
Originally Posted by 00CericaRuss
i don't see why you wouldn't be able to .. is the needle thing for the temp red?

mine's orange, i don't know why that one is red...

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Dec 9, 3:04am - #67038 
enjoy your full tank of gas! thumbsup

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Dec 9, 5:42am - #67039 
i'm only aware that you can change the cluster gauges for the celica...not sure about the gas meter. you can always get reverse indiglo gauges though

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Dec 9, 6:54am - #67040 
the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


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Dec 9, 7:15am - #67041 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


that would make sense, but then why is the needle still so close to C (cold) shouldnt it be closer to hot?

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Dec 9, 7:17am - #67042 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


that would make sense, but then why is the needle still so close to C (cold) shouldnt it be closer to hot?


well, on the 03' gauges (changes from leaf gauge style to block) the needle might be red when it's not "optimal" in the middle, warning you NOT to rev the engine and let it warm up.


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Dec 9, 7:24am - #67043 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
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the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


that would make sense, but then why is the needle still so close to C (cold) shouldnt it be closer to hot?


well, on the 03' gauges (changes from leaf gauge style to block) the needle might be red when it's not "optimal" in the middle, warning you NOT to rev the engine and let it warm up.


yeah, could be. anyone with an '03 or '04?

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Dec 9, 10:17am - #67044 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
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the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


that would make sense, but then why is the needle still so close to C (cold) shouldnt it be closer to hot?


well, on the 03' gauges (changes from leaf gauge style to block) the needle might be red when it's not "optimal" in the middle, warning you NOT to rev the engine and let it warm up.


Nope, I have a '03 and I have never seen my needle red.


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Dec 9, 10:33am - #67045 
Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
the needle goes red when it's above normal to indicate the temperature is too hot.


that would make sense, but then why is the needle still so close to C (cold) shouldnt it be closer to hot?


well, on the 03' gauges (changes from leaf gauge style to block) the needle might be red when it's not "optimal" in the middle, warning you NOT to rev the engine and let it warm up.


Nope, I have a '03 and I have never seen my needle red.


be glad you haven't. My car was low on coolant (thanks, JiffyLube!) and it went up to the TOP level on the gauge, and it was red. eek


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Dec 9, 10:35am - #67046 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
be glad you haven't. My car was low on coolant (thanks, JiffyLube!) and it went up to the TOP level on the gauge, and it was red. eek


frown That sucks.

wave Jiffylube rofl


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Dec 9, 10:37am - #67047 
Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
be glad you haven't. My car was low on coolant (thanks, JiffyLube!) and it went up to the TOP level on the gauge, and it was red. eek


frown That sucks.

wave Jiffylube rofl


I THOUGHT they would do a decent job since I needed the gearbox oil changed (I do engine oil myself, but the tranny was too much work)

they checked my coolant, said it was good, it was EMPTY in the tank.

Lame. Never been back there since. thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown


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Dec 9, 12:39pm - #67048 
all the jiffy lubes around here shut down a few years ago...bad service = no repeate customers

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Dec 9, 1:19pm - #67049 
I kinda doubt that it could get red unless they redesigned the circuitboard. The 00-02 ones don't have any multicolor led's and that's what would be needed unless they do some sort of trick w/the lcd.

but yeah.. you should be able to replace the led's under there... 13 are needed


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Dec 9, 3:14pm - #67050 
So can anyone answer his question?

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Dec 9, 4:05pm - #67051 
soo..can anyone tell me if i can change the 03 CELICA GTS'z LCD SCREEN??herez the pic of 00-02 LCD screen shown..i was wondering if i can make it like this for 03 Celica GTS

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Dec 9, 4:23pm - #67052 
yes you can just like the ppl do for the 02's its just a pain in the ass


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Dec 9, 4:36pm - #67053 

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Dec 9, 5:10pm - #67054 
Where can you order a White LED replacement screen for a 2000 GTS? confused


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Dec 9, 6:06pm - #67055 
it's not the screen, it's the led's behind it that determine it's color.
read that install guide that dooly wrote and it explains how to do it.

I can get you people led's, but the wait time is ~ 2 weeks because I just ran out, and will be ordering more as soon as my next batch of gauge faces goes into production.


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Dec 9, 6:27pm - #67056 
can you take it to any AUTO SHOPS and let them do it for you?and pay a little??ohh and by the way..is it RISKY to mess with the LCD screen??like mileges and stuff?

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Dec 9, 7:40pm - #67057 
any place that fixes vcr's should be able to do it.

mileage is recorded on some chip on the circuitboard, so it will stay unless they've never used a soldering iron in their lives


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Dec 9, 7:40pm - #67058 
i've pulled mine off over 10 times int he past few years... so i wouldn't consider it risky


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Dec 9, 8:05pm - #67059 
Originally Posted by 00CericaRuss
it's not the screen, it's the led's behind it that determine it's color.
read that install guide that dooly wrote and it explains how to do it.

I can get you people led's, but the wait time is ~ 2 weeks because I just ran out, and will be ordering more as soon as my next batch of gauge faces goes into production.



Think you can get some LED's? What's the price also?


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Dec 9, 8:15pm - #67060 
Just search ebay for "surface led" plenty of results with good prices.

In the case that you've missed them, in the "Installs" section of this web site, there are about three detailed how-tos under "Interior" for this project, complete with a source for leds.


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Dec 9, 8:56pm - #67061 
http://www.lvcm.com/seanyiya/public/led_store/

you just change the LED's behind the LCD.
i made mine red.


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Dec 10, 1:41am - #67062 
Originally Posted by Spencer
Originally Posted by 00CericaRuss
it's not the screen, it's the led's behind it that determine it's color.
read that install guide that dooly wrote and it explains how to do it.

I can get you people led's, but the wait time is ~ 2 weeks because I just ran out, and will be ordering more as soon as my next batch of gauge faces goes into production.



Think you can get some LED's? What's the price also?


I sell led's in blue or white for $35 or red for $15 w/purchase of a gauge face.

I can sell them seperately, but the price is a little more.


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