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Old 06-10-2010, 09:30 PM
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Default Changing lights in dash/speedometer

so my lights in my dash are starting to go out. which are the ones that light up speedometer fuel gauge and temperature etc etc. my ranger is a 2002 ranger xl. does anybody know anything about changing dash lights?
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Old 06-10-2010, 10:01 PM
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Default Re: Changing lights in dash/speedometer

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/inter...placement.html there ya go
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Old 06-10-2010, 10:43 PM
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Default Re: Changing lights in dash/speedometer

did leds in mine bro. im sure yours can me done too
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Old 06-13-2010, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: Changing lights in dash/speedometer

if u dont mind me askin...how much did the LED bulbs cost for that and can they be picked up at like autozone?
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Old 06-13-2010, 06:54 PM
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my buddy fixes digital cameras so he takes it apart to the circuit board and individually solders each one out and an l.e.d in. he does all colors. in the colorado there are like 30-38 l.e.ds
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Old 06-14-2010, 11:08 AM
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Default Re: Changing lights in dash/speedometer

thats pretty awesome. theyre like super bright. i want that done to my 02 ranger just gotta find the time to do it i guess. looks good bro
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Old 06-14-2010, 01:33 PM
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Plug in LED wont look as good as soldered in LED
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:48 AM
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hey radarmy088 how much would your buddy charge to build a set of leds for my 06 ranger?
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Old 06-15-2010, 09:18 AM
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Hey Radarmy088, that cluster looks awesome, what year is your truck, i would love to have one like that in my 98 xlt
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Old 06-15-2010, 04:09 PM
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My truck is an 08 I'm tryin to get on touch with the guy and see if he can do it.
He does all kinds of colors too
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:39 PM
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Hey Radarmy088, that cluster looks awesome, what year is your truck, i would love to have one like that in my 98 xlt
You know that is a Chevy Colorado and not a Ranger right?
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Old 06-15-2010, 06:31 PM
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im pretty sure he knows....my avatar looks nothing like a ranger....lol well i hope he does
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:12 PM
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im pretty sure he knows....my avatar looks nothing like a ranger....lol well i hope he does

Well from what he said Posted by omnimax1975
Hey Radarmy088, that cluster looks awesome, what year is your truck, i would love to have one like that in my 98 xlt

I can assume he thinks it is a newer ranger


And really the soldered in LEDS are the only way to go. The plug in ones dont really do that well
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:29 PM
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well the soldered leds are the only way for the cluster in the colorado. the ranger im not sure
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:24 PM
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does anyone have a link to somewhere that sells plugin blue LEDS for this swap that are a direct replacement from the original lights.. I KNOW THAT PLUGINS WONT BE AS BRIGHT AS SOLDERED lol just looking for info. and i would still have to sand off the green film right?..*duh*
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