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Old 03-06-2013, 04:56 PM   #961
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glad you got it figured out

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Old 03-07-2013, 09:02 PM   #962
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i hope everyone isn't burned out with this thread

has anyone put the superbrightleds in a dash with the white background on each dial? i put red in tonight, and they light up the needles, but don't light the numbers at all. i have the polarities correct, from the back i can loosen each led and rock it on the contacts and see it go on and off.

i just got my jeep. i passed over many because i didn't want the dash with the white backgrounds, but i couldn't pass up this 05 unlimited rubicon with hard top.

and now, my worst problem. the attached picture is my removed dash. does anyone know if my guess is correct that the 78,268 means the dash was replaced and the 49k i see on the odometer is really 49k + 78k? i really, really hate used car dealers.

thanks for any help on the lights. if i don't get some resolution, i might have a set of red for both the dash and hvac box for a real good price
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:59 PM   #963
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Did mine tonight
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:55 AM   #964
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Yes the writting may mean the cluster was replaced. It may also not be the dealer's fault. Unless they did it, which I doubt, they would have no way of knowing. The PO probably had it changed due to a problem. There is not much you can do about it as the mileage goes with the cluster.
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:23 PM   #965
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Do the LEDs dim with the headlight switch like standard bulbs?
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:38 PM   #966
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They do but not much
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:57 PM   #967
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:31 PM   #968
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I've only got LEDs in the HVAC and (auto) shifter and they dim like the normal globes.
I still have standard globes in the gauge cluster and assume because they are all on the same circuit, it's the regular globes causing the LEDs to dim when I want them to.
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How are they at night? Really bright, or tolerable?
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Old 03-08-2013, 07:43 PM   #970
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Not bad at all I have blue single LED bulbs
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:17 AM   #971
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Been reading over this thread pretty much all day and I was trying to figure out if the regular pc74 led bulbs would be fine or if I really needed to go with the pc74 hp's and I found that the stock bulbs are 8.8 lumens, so the regular LEDs would be dimmer than the stock bulbs.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:11 AM   #972
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Here is my blue! It's pretty sick IMO. definitely glad I did it
Is it possible to just change the speed/rpm lights, but leave the gas and others alone ?
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:32 AM   #973
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Is it possible to just change the speed/rpm lights, but leave the gas and others alone ?
No they will blend together
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Old 03-10-2013, 05:07 PM   #974
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Ordered mine today!!! I read the forum and for 30 dollars that's a steal! I'll install and upload pictures as soon as I install! I bought the red High power for dash and HVAC!
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:51 AM   #975
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I went with model WLED-RHP10-DAC in the soundbar from superbrightleds.com and it works great. A little more expensive at almost $15 a pop but with 10 LEDs it's plenty bright.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:56 AM   #976
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For the floorboard lights
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:09 PM   #977
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Odometer light

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Not bad at all I have blue single LED bulbs
How did you get your odometer light blue. I put in 5 LEDs in blue but odometer is green. Yours looks great!
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For the floorboard lights
Any picture of how bright that one is? I still need to get floor lights.
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:19 PM   #979
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How did you get your odometer light blue. I put in 5 LEDs in blue but odometer is green. Yours looks great!
It's still green...for some reason it appears green in the pic tho.
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So I just got my lights in the mail and I should be able to install them tonight. I will post pics after I get it all buttoned up. I do have one issue and can't seem to find where it was talked about in the thread, but the light for my shifter light does not fit in the shifter! I thought I read somewhere that I need to cut a slot to fit it. Can someone that has replaced their bulb tell me what they did? Here is the bulb I got-
http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...edge-base/211/
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:28 PM   #981
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Any picture of how bright that one is? I still need to get floor lights.
They're plenty bright. I left the cover off. The LEDs are directional and the cover was diffusing too much light. Now they shine directly on the floor.
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Excellent, that is exactly what I want. I'll have to order me some of those.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:13 PM   #983
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Installed the lights tonight looks good! Note to anyone doing this install, make sure your kids aren't using the jeep as their personal jungle gym! But my step daughter helped me out a lot! Also had to mod the light I got for the shift light. I also found out that I was unable to change the bulb in my axle lock, it is soldered into the circuit board! And my Lights do DIM!!! Here's the before and after:
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Got them installed yesterday! Is my HVAC supposed to be that dim? I do have the polarities correct I checked!
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So I just got my lights in the mail and I should be able to install them tonight. I will post pics after I get it all buttoned up. I do have one issue and can't seem to find where it was talked about in the thread, but the light for my shifter light does not fit in the shifter! I thought I read somewhere that I need to cut a slot to fit it. Can someone that has replaced their bulb tell me what they did? Here is the bulb I got-
194 LED Bulb - 6 SMD LED Wide Angle Wedge Base | Miniature Wedge Base LEDs | LED Car Bulbs | Super Bright LEDs
I had some issues with installing the shifter light as well. I just jammed it in there and it went.
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Old 03-15-2013, 10:00 AM   #986
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the light for my shifter light does not fit in the shifter! I thought I read somewhere that I need to cut a slot to fit it. Can someone that has replaced their bulb tell me what they did? Here is the bulb I got-
194 LED Bulb - 6 SMD LED Wide Angle Wedge Base | Miniature Wedge Base LEDs | LED Car Bulbs | Super Bright LEDs
I used one of these bulbs for the shifter on my '97.
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The base is a perfect fit but the 'bulb' part is too big to fit into the round cavity.
Ended up holding the globe up against the cavity (without inserting it) and wrapping some duct tape around it to hold it in place. Used a couple of small zip ties for good measure.
Even though the bulb won't fit all the way in the cavity, there are 12 LEDs on that badboy so it pumps out more than enough to illuminate the auto shifter pattern.
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I went with model WLED-RHP10-DAC in the soundbar from superbrightleds.com and it works great. A little more expensive at almost $15 a pop but with 10 LEDs it's plenty bright.
Pic of it lit up? I want to see if it adds more light. I feel like I lost light over the standard bulb with the one I chose
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Pic of it lit up? I want to see if it adds more light. I feel like I lost light over the standard bulb with the one I chose
I went with red and I'm happy with the brightness.
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I went with red and I'm happy with the brightness.
Oh ok lol I thought they where white lol oh well lol thanks though looks good.
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Hi Jonny

I replaced all cluster lights with blue led's. it looks great with the exception of the odometer which is still original green. Any thought? Thanks for the help.

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