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Old 03-21-2011, 03:57 PM   #31
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^^^^The LED"S need a + and - to work and if you have them switched they wont work I bet the 3 you say didn't work did work .
A normal 74 bulb will work any way you put it in the led will not

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Man, I tried absolutlely everything. I individually tested them on a spare battery I have, switched the bases around, eventually ended up throwing the bases out all together and just using the stock bases.

When they arrived some of the prongs had actually come out due to the way they were packaged and shipped (all the different lights had been put into one plastic bag). The ones that worked did provide good light, but my entire dealings were very unsatisfactory to say the least.

Even in other threads on here, their had been some negative reviews of them, but I guess I had to learn for myself.

I didn't want to just trash them if that was how the industry itself works; but when I ordered from someone else the price, package, and overall quality was so much better.

But, then again user error is always a possibility with me.

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Are they dimmable?
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Mine dim a little bit, but not much
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Old 03-23-2011, 01:20 PM   #36
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mine dim a little bit, but not much
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:10 PM   #37
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anyone know how to take apart a 98 tj cluster? I don't think its the same as the video. I'm going to go with 5 74xhp red, or should i got with 74xhp3?
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:32 PM   #38
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Just did this 2 weeks ago in my 2003. I used: (5) - 74-xHP: Wedge Base LED Bulb-74-BHP: Blue, for Instrument Cluster and (3) - NEO4-B: 4mm NEO4-x Blue, for HVAC Controls. Superbrightleds.com , shipping took 2 days.
Blue LEDs look awesome, and yes they fully dim. Installation took 30 minutes.

Install pics here: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/2...8/index21.html


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Old 04-19-2011, 05:35 PM   #39
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If any one cares, this thread has over 50 pages of jeep led clusters and how to's, and what years take different bulbs.

Gauge Cluster LED Install - Page 49 - JeepForum.com
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:21 PM   #40
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So when did the gauge clusters change?? I have a 98 and im pretty sure its different from the 03 and up. Any videos or write-up's i keep getting the later ones.
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If you check this forum his is a '98 as well.

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When I did my '01 I looked at this picture then at my gauges and the only ones showing were the 5 you change anyway they rest were all covered.
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:46 PM   #42
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More pics for anyone still wanting more. Here's mine stock, white led, and green led. These are all just the cheap 74-x leds from superbrightleds.com - plenty bright for me.


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I have a 2006 sport, so I should five of 74-x correct?
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I have a 2006 sport, so I should five of 74-x correct?
Correct, same set up as mine, (5) - 74-xHP: Wedge Base LED Bulb-74-BHP: Blue, for Instrument Cluster and (3) - NEO4-B: 4mm NEO4-x Blue, for HVAC Controls.
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is 74-xHP enough power or should i go with the 74-xHP3. I just don't want to have hot spots, plan on doing red.
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I have the 74-BHP, which is the high power ones. I would recommend the BHP ones because you need the twist lock. The HP3's look like a square base.
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Hey JWM1986, I am wanting the green for my cluster. Is it great or do not recommend it?
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Hey JWM1986, I am wanting the green for my cluster. Is it great or do not recommend it?
I did green

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I am content with it... its only $12 (with shipping)
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Hey guys, I've been looking at all of your results and I'm sold on this mod. I have a 2000 TJ, and I want the blue LED lights. I read something about tri-Led which reduces hotspots on the dash, is this true? Which lights would you recommend for the install? Also, I know this may not be possible due to how the wiring is (I'm not a electrical person) but could you also change the colors of the blinkers? Also, I have a manual and that shift light needs to go, is it possible to just remove the bulb for that with no repercussions? Thanks guys.
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I personally love the green. It is a lot easier on the eyes than white or blue. My eyes are very light sensitive and they are plenty bright enough to see, but the color is not harsh to look at. The only downside (probably the same with any color but white or red) is that the red line and other red marks kind of look brown...
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Hey guys, I've been looking at all of your results and I'm sold on this mod. I have a 2000 TJ, and I want the blue LED lights. I read something about tri-Led which reduces hotspots on the dash, is this true? Which lights would you recommend for the install? Also, I know this may not be possible due to how the wiring is (I'm not a electrical person) but could you also change the colors of the blinkers? Also, I have a manual and that shift light needs to go, is it possible to just remove the bulb for that with no repercussions? Thanks guys.
Yes the tri's reduce hot spots

Recommend V-LEDS.com

You can switch the blinker bulbs also (should be the same bulb as the rest)

Just pull the bulb for the Shift up light... many ppl have...
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...The only downside (probably the same with any color but white or red) is that the red line and other red marks kind of look brown...
this is why im doing green bulbs behind this: http://www.pedal-2d-metal.com/Produc...rcarbon01.html
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If it helps, Search the thread "Interior Lighting" started by blacktoothgrin. I did an Entire step by step write up with pictures, including what size bulbs you'll need.
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this is why im doing green bulbs behind this: http://www.pedal-2d-metal.com/Produc...rcarbon01.html
Still going to be Green through red creating brown.. Doesn't matter what over lay you use unless it's one of those that have its own light source built in.
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PO put in white gauges with indiglo light kit that switches from blue to green in mine looks pretty darn good!
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I did green

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I am content with it... its only $12 (with shipping)
Those new lights reduced your Jeeps mileage... I definitely want some now. If only they made the gas gauge go up too
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Alright thanks for the info. For the blinkers is the plastic is green on the dash? So if I did put a light behind it, would there be a green hue to it or are the lights themselves green? Also, for the switches under the HVAC, which bulbs do they take, the same ones as the HVAC?
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... For the blinkers is the plastic is green on the dash? So if I did put a light behind it, would there be a green hue to it or are the lights themselves green? ...
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... Also, for the switches under the HVAC, which bulbs do they take, the same ones as the HVAC?
The bulbs are the same as the ones for the gauges
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Still going to be Green through red creating brown.. Doesn't matter what over lay you use unless it's one of those that have its own light source built in.
Sorry that was the wrong link... i lost the one i was talking about...
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Those new lights reduced your Jeeps mileage... I definitely want some now. If only they made the gas gauge go up too
I didnt notice that! CRAZY!

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