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Today 12:18 PM
Jessica08
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
There is nothing to mess up.
Good to know. Thanks! I'll try posting some pics when I get it done.
Today 12:11 PM
Neil F. There is nothing to mess up.
Today 12:04 PM
Jessica08
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
I changed mine and now rust gears are moving. Do check for the HVAC and switches. There is the HVAC face plate illumination and there are two bulbs for the switches. One is for the face/text of the switch and the other is for switches that have the ON indication (defrost, OD OFF.....) Now that I think of it the ON indication is the 3mm, the switch is the 4mm I don't remember what the panel is.
So maybe I should leave those alone? I don't want to mess something up because I won't be able to fix it.
Today 11:42 AM
Neil F. I changed mine and now rust gears are moving. Do check for the HVAC and switches. There is the HVAC face plate illumination and there are two bulbs for the switches. One is for the face/text of the switch and the other is for switches that have the ON indication (defrost, OD OFF.....) Now that I think of it the ON indication is the 3mm, the switch is the 4mm I don't remember what the panel is.
Today 10:54 AM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Jessica08 View Post

Thank you! I was thinking that was it, but I've looked at so many numbers in this thread, I was confused.

From what I could tell, I don't see many people doing the toggle switches, but I want to get them all changed if I can. I could be mistaken though.
From what I read most didn't change the 3mm bulbs only the 4mm bulbs
Today 10:07 AM
Jessica08
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
The main illumination is 4mm
The on indicator is 3mm

Thank you! I was thinking that was it, but I've looked at so many numbers in this thread, I was confused.

From what I could tell, I don't see many people doing the toggle switches, but I want to get them all changed if I can. I could be mistaken though.
Today 09:51 AM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Jessica08 View Post
Those cool white look good. That's definitely what I'm going with.

Is the toggle switches for the defrost and rear wiper a 4mm just like the rest of the HVAC? Or is it 3mm?
The main illumination is 4mm
The on indicator is 3mm
Today 09:44 AM
Neil F. It's somewhere in the thread so i would check BUT if I remeber correctly the switches are a neo 3 and the hvac is a neo 4
Today 09:14 AM
Jessica08 Those cool white look good. That's definitely what I'm going with.

Is the toggle switches for the defrost and rear wiper a 4mm just like the rest of the HVAC? Or is it 3mm?
Today 04:48 AM
blkrubi88
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And the orange needles will show up fine with all white LED's?
Yes! This is mine with the white bulbs.




07-21-2014 10:51 AM
Neil F. When youi pop out the switches you will see the bulb in the top or bottom (I forget)

Yes with white bulbs the needles of course will be orange
07-20-2014 08:11 PM
Jessica08 So I think I'm about ready to tackle this project. I watched a video of how to take everything apart, and I think I can do it (hopefully). I'm going to order the whites ones for everything so from my reading 107 pages, I definitely should get the HP bulbs for the HVAC and rear wiper/defrost toggles, correct?

Now, where are the bulbs for the wiper and defrost toggle switches? The video didn't show those being installed.

And the orange needles will show up fine with all white LED's?
06-08-2014 12:25 PM
GeorgiaTJ06
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Originally Posted by ELIMINATOR View Post
seven color modes, think im gonna go all red
where did you get this?
06-07-2014 12:59 PM
GeorgiaTJ06 How did you go about painting them blue?
05-30-2014 09:01 AM
PapaJammie
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Originally Posted by gnater76 View Post
That's a great idea. Paint info?
Thank you!
I think it's detail paint for model cars. I went to my local crafts store and just picked out a small jar of light blue and applied it with a small paintbrush. It was pretty easy and turned out great
The color is called "Gl. Blue"

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05-28-2014 08:49 PM
gnater76
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Originally Posted by PapaJammie View Post

Put my blue LEDs in today. Saw some pictures before, and it didn't look like the blue color showed through the orange needles, so I painted the needles blue. They show up great.
That's a great idea. Paint info?
05-27-2014 04:27 PM
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Put my blue LEDs in today. Saw some pictures before, and it didn't look like the blue color showed through the orange needles, so I painted the needles blue. They show up great.
05-19-2014 10:25 AM
Neil F.
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Originally Posted by EatTacoCatTea View Post
Do they have it in other than stainless? That is really neat and I'm thinking doing something like that. How/where did you buy the paint to air brush it?
Go to the ebay vendors store CHEVY, AVALANCHE items in wrangler speedo store on eBay!

I used Dupli Color spray (any auto parts store) for my body color (Intense Blue)
05-19-2014 09:46 AM
EatTacoCatTea
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
I did similar. I had it as brushed stainless for a long time then painted it body color. Bit cheaper on ebay where I bought mine. Jeep Wrangler 97 06 Brushed Stainless Gauge Cluster Speedo Dash Bezel Cover Trim | eBay
Do they have it in other than stainless? That is really neat and I'm thinking doing something like that. How/where did you buy the paint to air brush it?
05-19-2014 09:32 AM
ArthurTJ04 Neil that looks great.
I hat ti modify mine a little. My cluster has that yellow arrow indicating to shift gear so i had to drill a hole.
05-19-2014 09:20 AM
Neil F. I did similar. I had it as brushed stainless for a long time then painted it body color. Bit cheaper on ebay where I bought mine. Jeep Wrangler 97 06 Brushed Stainless Gauge Cluster Speedo Dash Bezel Cover Trim | eBay
05-17-2014 08:10 PM
ArthurTJ04 http://www.ferreus.com/servlet/the-J...ler/Categories

Anybody interested here it is. I bought it bare metal and painted red.
Thanks
05-17-2014 07:42 PM
TJZ You painted the cluster housing ? That's cool !
05-17-2014 06:44 PM
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05-14-2014 11:22 PM
kickinkillin16 Heres mine now
05-05-2014 07:01 AM
ArthurTJ04 An update on my issues. So everything now works like it should. In order for the hvac to light up cluster must be connected thats where power comes from. I had 2 bulbsthat needed to be turned 180.
05-03-2014 03:20 PM
ArthurTJ04 Thanks for the advice. Ill try that
05-03-2014 07:07 AM
gnater76
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Originally Posted by gnater76 View Post
Don't think so. It's easy to get polarity wrong. Try turning the bulbs 180 in the socket. I had about 2/3 of mine in wrong the first time. You may be lucky that way
I May be wrong on the plugged in gauge pod thing. They do route most of the electronics through there so try that before you rotate bulbs. Just saw ur gauges in the other thread, looks good. While it's out you may want to do your needles so you can see them at night.
05-03-2014 07:04 AM
gnater76 Don't think so. It's easy to get polarity wrong. Try turning the bulbs 180 in the socket. I had about 2/3 of mine in wrong the first time. You may be lucky that way
05-02-2014 10:10 PM
ArthurTJ04 THANKS I installed the bulbs for the HAVC this morning. no issues, I have my cluster still out because I am doing some things to it. I just walked outside to see the the havc looks like and they are not lighting up. Does it have anything to do with the cluster not being connected?
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