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Old 10-13-2012, 11:25 PM   #1
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thinking about doing the LED dash lights

1) i have seen superbrightLEDs.com mentioned - can anyone confirm if the are simply unplug the old bulbs and plub in new ones and you are good... no other mods needed?

2) is there a thread anywhere for this?

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Old 10-14-2012, 12:09 AM   #2
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:45 AM   #3
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19 frickin' pages and no pics on a YJ swap... total bummer.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:56 AM   #4
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Check superbrightleds... I think it'll tell you what you need. Sorry it wasn't any help.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:06 AM   #5
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yeah no doubt - totally appreciate the help!
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:11 AM   #6
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Of course. Getting ready to do the switch In my Rubi.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:59 AM   #7
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it is simple, just access the bulbs and change them. the light is a diode so polarity must be correct. twenty minute project start to finish
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:45 PM   #8
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yeah i was just kind of surpised that there have been no pictures of them!

seems like simple plug and play - i might have to be the first!!!!
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:07 PM   #10
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Did my 93 YJ and love it. Hardest part was to get them in the right way, just test before you completely reaseamble.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:30 PM   #11
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Did my 93 YJ and love it. Hardest part was to get them in the right way, just test before you completely reaseamble.
Good to know. Thanks!
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:40 PM   #12
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I got my LED's yesterday & installed them today. I read in another thread about this: just remove any screw that seems to be in your way. All you want to get at is behind the display clusters. You'll see once you get into it. If you don't change the heat/air bulbs, which are #74 at Super Bright LED's, then all you need to replace are 7 bulbs #194 & pick your colors. There's 4 in the Tach & Speedo cluster & 3 in the rest. I also have a YJ & mine is a '95. It was so easy.
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:47 PM   #13
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Did it today.Click image for larger version

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Old 10-23-2012, 08:22 PM   #14
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how many #74s did you need?
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:49 PM   #15
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What year is your YJ? There are 2 generations of YJ, both use a different number of bulbs.
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #16
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88 - dash looks just like Jiberias
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Old 10-23-2012, 11:21 PM   #17
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K so I just checke em out what bulb ahould I get led # wise an what bout the wide angle one?
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Old 10-23-2012, 11:31 PM   #18
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i want to do mine also i have a 95 wrangler i want all the dash lights changed every single one, so which bulbs do i get and how many? haha i have seen so many mix ups on different threads, some people say they have some spots on there guage missing color i don't want that
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:08 AM   #19
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U need 6 - 194's for all the gauges
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:44 AM   #20
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The main thing to consider from older generation YJs and newer is that the older YJs need the 360degree bulbs or you will get hot spots on the tach and speedo. The newer YJs illuminate from the back so you can get by with LED bulbs that aren't 360degree.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:39 AM   #21
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:44 AM   #22
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Did it today.
Aw man that looks awsome I doing this mod ASAP !!!
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Did it today.
Man that looks awsome. Mine is next!!
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:10 AM   #24
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so the 6 bulbs will light up which guages?
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:32 PM   #25
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6 bulbs will light up your Tach, Speedo, temp, oil press, fuel and volt. Will not light up your 4x4 indicator or idiot lights between the tach and speedo. It will also not light your hvac controls. Those are #74 bulbs I believe
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:51 PM   #26
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6 bulbs will light up your Tach, Speedo, temp, oil press, fuel and volt. Will not light up your 4x4 indicator or idiot lights between the tach and speedo. It will also not light your hvac controls. Those are #74 bulbs I believe
thanks will defently order soon!
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:22 AM   #27
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Just bought my LEDs I will post pic once installed
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:02 AM   #28
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What year is your YJ? There are 2 generations of YJ, both use a different number of bulbs.

Hey, mine is a '95.
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:18 AM   #29
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I had a few questions about this upgrade in the beginning & all of my concerns disappeared once I began. The biggest was what will I find back there? The job was Jeep beginner level, perfect for me. All I found out of place was sand & dirt.
Here is the info from my receipt:

QTY: 3 WLED-xHP5: 194 LED Bulb- 5 SMD LED Wide Angle Wedge Base -WLED-BHP5:

QTY: 4 WLED-xHP5: 194 LED Bulb- 5 SMD LED Wide Angle Wedge Base- WLED-RHP5:

I listed it 2x because I used 2 colors. 4 bulbs for speedo & tach & 3 bulbs for the rest. Bulb #74 is for the heat which I didn't purchase.
Also the bulbs I bought are 360 degree. The total for what I got came to $44.64. For sure allot of bang for the buck!
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:50 AM   #30
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Buy one more light and change the color of the 4x4 light. I did mine in res and matches all of my gauges.

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