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Old 03-23-2011, 10:26 AM
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Talking LED conversion DONE!!

ok so I just finished installing my blue LEDs in my truck. I soldered 4 LEDs into my hvac panel, soldered twelve in the cluster and one in fog light switch and the light switch. It took me about 2 days to do but I had already painted the back of the cluster. I first used plugin LEDs but they weren't bright enough so I soldered two Blue LEDs into each light hole.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:28 AM
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Default Re: LED conversion DONE!!

looks good
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:42 AM
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thanks man!
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Old 03-26-2011, 12:15 PM
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Default Re: LED conversion DONE!!

could you please help me into add a led into the headlight knob switch?

I already tried doing this:

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/296394...ar-cab/page-12

but I can't make ir light up.

thanks!
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Old 03-26-2011, 01:58 PM
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so when you coming down to help me with mine?!
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Old 03-26-2011, 09:43 PM
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Default Re: LED conversion DONE!!

Very nice! Deff a mod Im doing when I get back!
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:44 AM
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could you please help me into add a led into the headlight knob switch?

I already tried doing this:

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/296394...ar-cab/page-12

but I can't make ir light up.

thanks!
ok well first off you need a voltmeter and you have to turn on the lights so that you can find out which little metal contact is positive and which one is negative. All I did was solder an LED into the switch where those metal contacts are. Use this link it has everything you need. Also remember that LEDs are polarized so they ONLY work when connected one way.

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/296394...lar-cab/page-6

I also did the same thing for my light switch. good luck and if you have anymore questions about adding LEDs just pm me!

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so when you coming down to help me with mine?!
lol I would love to do yours! lol it's actually pretty fun.
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:58 AM
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the gauges are sweeeeet looking. Do they hurt your eyes lol
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Old 03-27-2011, 12:26 PM
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the gauges are sweeeeet looking. Do they hurt your eyes lol
thanks man they aren't as bright as it shows in the picture because of the camera. But ya they are still pretty bright and they look awesome! it was definitely worth it.!!!!
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Old 03-27-2011, 12:27 PM
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You cant just run + to + and - to - on the LED's? gotta have a resistor? For the dash too?

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Old 03-27-2011, 07:20 PM
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You cant just run + to + and - to - on the LED's? gotta have a resistor? For the dash too?
well ya of course you have to have resistor to led then you can solder it to the hvac panel or the cluster panel. I went out and bought 3 packs of 4 leds from walmart that were already soldered with resistor and a shit load of wire so all I had to do was solder the two wires to the panel. pretty easy and much quicker.
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:25 PM
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it strange to see a speedo with KMH as the primary! lol
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:30 AM
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Looks fuggin' awesome.
Bravo...
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Old 03-28-2011, 03:27 PM
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it strange to see a speedo with KMH as the primary! lol
haha ya I know everybody is from the U.S. lol I feel so alone !! (lol)
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