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Old 04-26-2011, 05:28 AM
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Default Re: Instrument Cluster Bulb Replacement

Originally Posted by Dagoom View Post
Sorry for resurrecting an old forum but I was wondering if I should/need to sand anything to make the LEDs shine best with the stock cluster gauges.
If you are going to paint the back of the overlays a different color, than yes you would have to sand it off and paint it, then install LEDs. If you just want the stock color look but brighter, then throw in some white plug in LED bulbs or you can be more professional about it and install some white LED strips. The plug in bulbs produces "hot spots" which are random spots in the cluster are brighter than the rest of the cluster making it look "uneven" in my opinion. Take your time and put in some LED strips and wire them up to the stock bulb holder on the back of the cluster.

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