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Old 07-10-2011, 11:31 PM   #26
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

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Installed mine today! Went with green to match my Aeroforce Gauges. It sure was a pain in the a$$ to get all the LEDs on.
I like that color Thanks for the link for the write up and bulb info OP.
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Old 11-14-2011, 12:51 AM   #27
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

I bought the bulbs, and am very happy. Has anyone done these LEDs for the rear tail lights? It would be around $120.. There is a video with a Mustang on the site. He has sequential turn signals and you can see the LEDs light up and turn off faster. Hard to see what they really look like though.
http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...5-T.htm#photos
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:58 AM   #28
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Awesome, I'll be going with the cool white to match my AB mach.

I agree, this site needs more "how-to's".

SVTP is FULL of them lol.
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Old 11-14-2011, 11:17 AM   #29
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

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I bought the bulbs, and am very happy. Has anyone done these LEDs for the rear tail lights? It would be around $120.. There is a video with a Mustang on the site. He has sequential turn signals and you can see the LEDs light up and turn off faster. Hard to see what they really look like though.
http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...5-T.htm#photos
I will be doing this soon
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Old 11-14-2011, 12:33 PM   #30
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

I have LEDs in my streetbikes turn signals and they do blink faster than normal. On my bike I like that because Im switch lanes fast. There is a control moduale they make so that you can change the speed that they blink.
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:21 PM   #31
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

i need to get off my *** and do this...
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Old 11-14-2011, 03:10 PM   #32
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

I installed the cool white ones. They seem to match the gauges nicely. I may buy another set of the blue and see what they look like also. Picture came out a little blurry.
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Old 11-14-2011, 03:45 PM   #33
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Good lord what is your water temp at?!
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Old 11-14-2011, 03:47 PM   #34
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Yes, They match the cobalt auto meter gauges wonderfully. The aftermarket gauges actually almost make it so you HAVE to do the LED swap in order for them to look balanced anyway. I love mine. Just enough color without looking ricey or obnoxious. I also added some in the trunk light harness so you can actually see in the back of the trunk when the deck is up.
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:39 PM   #35
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

I've considered doing this. I put LEDs in the SVO's gauges (gauges, turn indicators, warning lights and high beam) and I am very happy with the results. After I put them in, it became very clear the standard bulbs in a fox body are pretty dim.

The only 2 things to mention: the dimmer switch is not as useful with the LEDs (the difference between bright and dim is minimal), and the blue LED used for the high beam indicator is like a landing light (VERY BRIGHT) ....

If you can live with the dimmer not doing much, it's a great upgrade. But take my advice and don't put the blue LED in (see pics)...
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Old 11-16-2011, 11:26 AM   #36
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

just did this last night with some LED's that my brother had laying around. crazy simple, however, i just ordered new ones as the ones he had laying around were both blue and not very bright. super bright, white, 75 degree LED's were just ordered.
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Old 11-16-2011, 01:17 PM   #37
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

just place dmy order for the cool white ones...should go nicely with my AB mach along with my 6K HID's
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:08 PM   #38
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

They look awesome.
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:24 PM   #39
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

got my LED's in the mail today...install tomorrow!
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

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got my LED's in the mail today...install tomorrow!
Pics when installed, good luck.
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:27 PM   #41
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Ohh will do!
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Old 11-19-2011, 01:04 PM   #42
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

what the hell....figured, I go to take off the headlight knob as the FIRST THING to do and I can't get it off...

I keep trying to pull back on the little metal clip as well as the knob itself but the **** thing won't budge!
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

It is a pain, keep at it. Follow my instructions
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Old 11-19-2011, 06:33 PM   #44
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Ohh I've had the whole dash of my old 04 GT apart...i just had to pull harder on the knob...I just didn't want to break it...


I had to play with the tabs inside the bulb housings to make good contact with the LED's to get them to light up. Other than that they are in and look pretty cool. I went with cool white

I'm curious what the Blue ones would look like.
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Got em in:

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They seem brighter in the pics due to how the camera enhances the low light. I'm curious how the Blue ones would look.
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

I was just saying "**** THATS BRIGHT!!!"
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:22 PM   #47
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

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the blue LED used for the high beam indicator is like a landing light (VERY BRIGHT) ....
You should wire it up as a shift light...seeing that it's in the same cluster as your tach.
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:21 PM   #48
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

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You should wire it up as a shift light...seeing that it's in the same cluster as your tach.
I like that idea! I wonder how hard that would be...
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:29 AM   #49
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

i love my blue leds! ill try to get ya a good pic tomorrow
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Old 11-27-2011, 12:18 AM   #50
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Re: How to: LED gauge install (white like stock, not blue)

Does anyone know what size LEDs I'll need for the smaller lights in the gauge cluster and for the defrost/traction control/fog light buttons? I'd like to get rid of everything green.

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