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Jan 1, 8:19pm - #76407 
Queston on the AC reverse indiglo gauges for the GT

Ok..I have just purchased these and I have some questions that I am not too sure of. How exactly do they work? What makes the stock amber light turn to the red/blue lights. Are their LEDs on the AC gauges that turn on? Also, I see that their is a swithc that they come with. What is that for? Thanks for you help


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Jan 1, 8:43pm - #76408 
it is actually an indiglo overlay film that you put over your stock ones. while your stock ones are still lighting up underneath, all the cool blue and red lights come from the actual overlay itself. you don't have to change any LEDs thumbsup


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Jan 1, 8:52pm - #76409 
Full install guide with detailed pictures is at...
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Jan 1, 9:36pm - #76412 
yeah I saw the Ecelica install guide, and it was helpful, Im just not sure how they work. If there are no LEDs, how come you need to hook them up to power?? And why is there a switch??


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Jan 1, 9:42pm - #76413 
Also, this is probably a stupid question, but how come they call they reverse gauges??


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Jan 1, 9:45pm - #76414 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
yeah I saw the Ecelica install guide, and it was helpful, Im just not sure how they work. If there are no LEDs, how come you need to hook them up to power?? And why is there a switch??


i'm sure you can get a better find. but this is how indiglos work. even though its for a watch, not gauges..the same principles hold true: howstuffworks.com: indiglo watches

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Jan 1, 10:01pm - #76415 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
Also, this is probably a stupid question, but how come they call they reverse gauges??


because one style is normal INDIGLO...
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Jan 1, 10:02pm - #76416 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
Also, this is probably a stupid question, but how come they call they reverse gauges??


the are called reverse because during the day (bright) they have a white face and during the night (dark) they have a black face where only the lights are visible.

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Jan 1, 10:02pm - #76417 
^^yeah...well isaac beat me to it by a couple of seconds, what else is new??

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Jan 1, 10:07pm - #76418 
That makes sense..now...This is what I got out of that article... But I am still alittle confused on why you need to power them and why there is a switch


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Jan 1, 10:08pm - #76419 
btw, thanks for your replies.


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Jan 1, 10:09pm - #76420 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
That makes sense..now...This is what I got out of that article... But I am still alittle confused on why you need to power them and why there is a switch


because without power (electricity), they would not light up spineyes


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Jan 1, 10:11pm - #76421 
Ahh, so its more than ujust a film, they are LEDsthat light up...and the swith is for??


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Jan 1, 10:18pm - #76422 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
Ahh, so its more than ujust a film, they are LEDsthat light up...and the swith is for??


the switch is for what color (usually 2 greens and 3 blues) you want to see your gauge info with.

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Jan 1, 10:20pm - #76423 
oh thats cool


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