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Old 10-10-2013, 09:06 PM
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Might as well right thanks
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Old 10-16-2013, 01:50 PM
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I've been looking around not sure which is correct. If I change my lights in the instrument cluster to red do I have to scrape off that green layer/tint or can I just plug them in and it will leave my dash lights red if any one has pictures that would be awesome.
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I've been looking around not sure which is correct. If I change my lights in the instrument cluster to red do I have to scrape off that green layer/tint or can I just plug them in and it will leave my dash lights red if any one has pictures that would be awesome.
Best to take off the green for a better look
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:06 PM
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Do you just sand it off and from where???:
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Gotta take off the overlays and use real fine sand paper don't go to hard just real soft.
On the back side is where the green is.
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:13 PM
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Ok and by the overlay you mean the glass part of the dash correct? Also if I were to do this would my gauges be off or is that if I only mess with the needles?
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Need to take pictures of gauges with truck at running temp so u can rest the needles.
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:20 PM
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OK I see so I would have to remove the glass, needles and the backing (overlay) sand the back of it finely and then reinstall ok thank you so much also your dash looks awesome
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:25 PM
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Just remember to take pictures of needles with truck at operating temp, Very very important.
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:27 PM
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will do. Will also put up pictures.
Now first to save up the money
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:01 PM
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Ok, i've read that the 2002's have blue tint instead of green tint for the dash lights, is this correct or have i heard incorrectly?
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Old 12-11-2013, 04:31 PM
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Ok, i've read that the 2002's have blue tint instead of green tint for the dash lights, is this correct or have i heard incorrectly?
That is false
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Old 12-11-2013, 06:01 PM
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That is false
alright, i know i did this on my 97 f150 and didnt need to worry about the faceplate cover because it was already blue. thanks man!
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Old 01-01-2014, 02:28 PM
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Not trying to change the flow of things, but, I changed out my dash lights to buggman leds the other day. The stock bulbs are pretty hard to get out of the sockets, but, I had a brainstorm. I used one of those grippy things from the kitchen, to get a good grip on the bulb, and pulled them right out. It's one of those rubbery little round things, that is used to increase grip on jar lids, etc. Don't try needle nose pliers, I'll tell you right now, you'll break the bulb!
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Old 01-17-2014, 06:56 PM
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Does this 194LL-bulb go by any other names? A quick search on my available shops here in Norway shows nothing.
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