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Old 07-23-2007, 01:32 PM   #1
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Exclamation Need help w/ dash removal!

I'm installing rock lights (see below) but I can't figure out how to get the dash off to access the wires to hook it all up. I know someone here has done it many times... Where are you?

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Old 07-23-2007, 01:40 PM   #2
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The top panel (where the defrost vent is) pops right off. Then you have access to a screw on the top of the center portion of the dash. There is another screw inside the slot for the ashtray. (Not sure about it if you have the switch panel there). Once you get the center portion off, remove the glovebox and panel under the steering wheel.

You should have access to all of the wiring harnesses you would need to tap into from here.

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Old 07-23-2007, 01:41 PM   #3
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I'll try that out. BRB. thanks
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Old 07-23-2007, 03:22 PM   #4
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i had to remove the dash for new lights in the gauge panel, and i got the directions on this site. http://dailydriventj.com/forum/viewt...c67d0a6c3f85c3

and for the center piece you follow the directions given by 02prov
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Old 07-23-2007, 04:35 PM   #5
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I've been looking for those blue LED lights for for dash. Do you know where I can get them? A link maybe?
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Old 07-23-2007, 04:59 PM   #6
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you talkin bout blue indiglo "ricer" gauges?

if so try ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/i562-...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 07-23-2007, 05:07 PM   #7
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Those 3 led thingy? I remember a thread called gauge cluster makeover or something of that sort.. replaced the lights in the cluster with 3 led lights so it was bright as hell. Let me see if i can find the thread...


When removing the glove box.. the strip that hold it up can just slide off to the side so you dont have to remove any screws.. just slide the strip off and put the box down and pull it towards the seat.
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Damn you guys evertime I get on here I spend more Money.....or is just my JEEP Pockets are low?
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Old 07-23-2007, 05:25 PM   #10
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Damn you guys evertime I get on here I spend more Money.....or is just my JEEP Pockets are low?
What did you buy? Post pics!
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Welcome aboard bud.. i just ordered a 3" Full Traction lift from quadratec.
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Old 07-23-2007, 05:54 PM   #12
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I've been looking for those blue LED lights for for dash. Do you know where I can get them? A link maybe?
that upgrade was so worth it too I love mine. I actually got the UV ones to match the jeep's "in the sun" color (purple/blue in the sun, black at night) this was one of the easiest additions that I did.
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that upgrade was so worth it too I love mine. I actually got the UV ones to match the jeep's "in the sun" color (purple/blue in the sun, black at night) this was one of the easiest additions that I did.
I want to see pics! I'm thinking about going with the red LEDs to match the exterior instead of the blue.
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here are some photoshops i found at another forum..





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Old 07-23-2007, 11:28 PM   #15
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Those are FKING sweet! Can you post a link to where I can buy the LEDs please? There's one at the top of this post but I can't find anything.
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Old 07-23-2007, 11:40 PM   #16
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right there man it should be right under the blue chart.. http://autolumination.com/74.htm

#74 light.. 3 leds.. i think you needed 5 or 6 or something like that..
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just saw it.. u only need 5 but i'd say get 6 just to have an extra one
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Old 07-23-2007, 11:49 PM   #18
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Do I just need the lights or the twist lock bases also? I don't want to buy crap I don't need. Oh, and thanks!
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you shouldnt.. you only need the lights since you reuse the bases from the original bulbs

keep in mind LEDs have + and - and will not work if flipped.. so if you install them and any of ur bulbs dont work.. flip them 180 degrees around..
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How long do they take to arrive? I'm going to buy them right now. You bastards! You make me spend money! LOL
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haha i dont knwo i never odered from that web.. usually a week max though
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I just ordered them. I'll post pics when I install those next! Where did you get them from?
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I got mine for my old car from radio shack.. i havent done any on my rig yet since i've been trying to get it all done and paid off first..
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Radio Shack? Wish I thought of that! LOL
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they were expensive there i think like 6.99 a light or something.. it was quite a bit memory though. Ended up costing me as much as getting a new cluster from ebay. I didnt know about that website back then. I'm going to sleep.. gnite all

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