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Old 12-01-2010, 11:27 PM
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Default Wanna swap out gage lights to led.

I have an 03. Wanna swap out gage lights to led. I.m tired of the green and would like to switch to blue to match my headunit what is the best way that someone has found to go about this and what was the lights used. I appreciate any and all information that is shared.
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:28 PM
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Default Re: Wanna swap out gage lights to led.

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Old 12-02-2010, 12:53 AM
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Default Re: Wanna swap out gage lights to led.

By gauge lights, do you mean the cluster lighting?

That's a bit of a project... I'm sure Jp7 will chime in with his cool mods...

Basically you'll need to remove the radio bezel, remove the dash, remove the gauge cluster, remove the needles, remove the overlays (with the writing printed on 'em) wet sand the color filters from the back side, install led bulbs/strips (in the color you prefer) inside the cluster, re-assemble the cluster, re-attach the overlays, install & calibrate the needles.

It MIGHT be possible to go from green to blue by simply using blue leds behind the green filters, but I'm not sure how "blue" it would look. I switched my blue gauge cluster to green by simply changing the bulbs to green leds that I modded & it looks pretty good... however I'm going to switch to blue since my new head unit has blue lighting.

If you just want to swap out the color of your 4x4, headlight and/or fog switches... check out my thread HERE.
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:19 PM
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Default Re: Wanna swap out gage lights to led.

Thanks for the feed back. I really like the idea of changing out the fog light button. My headlight switch doesn't light up. was that an option that i might not had gotten or is there a way to change that?
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