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Old 09-22-2010, 09:20 PM
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Default One more mod for today!

Literally just got done putting in and testing an 01 Explorer white cluster!! Bad pics, but it gets the point across!

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Old 09-22-2010, 09:25 PM
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that looks bad ass dude i wanna change my cluster too was it hard too do?????
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:28 PM
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No it wasn't, it was real easy to do! I was surprised at how simple it was, just take the bolts out, unplug it, unscrew the PRND cable and unhook it then go backwards on the install! The PRND cable has an adjustment screw to set it right as well. Only thing I didn't do was roll the odometer, That may come in time but I'm not too worried about it!
Oh and thanks by the way!
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:29 PM
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that looks bad ass dude i wanna change my cluster too was it hard too do?????
Why do you want to change your cluster? Want the silver rings or something...

That cluster does look really good, Clinton.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:32 PM
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Thanks, I changed it for the white guages. I wanted brighter illumination, I was going to try LED bulbs on my old cluster but I heard white clusters illuminate alot better. I found one on ebay pretty cheap and figured I would give it a shot and it is pretty bright!! No need for LED's now.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:33 PM
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Yours will be even easier, big black. Your cluster is all electronic...even the speedo. No cables, just two wiring harnesses...and the 'string' that works the gear selector needle.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:47 PM
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that looks bad ass dude i wanna change my cluster too was it hard too do?????
Jacob, where in PA are you?
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Old 09-22-2010, 10:58 PM
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Lookin' good.

You'll eventually go LED... like everything else.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:03 AM
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Thanks man! Yeah hopefully soon I will have it all done up
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:59 AM
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Clinton,
I thought you already put LED's in your cluster??
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:44 AM
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No, I didn't. I was looking into it for my stock cluster, but when I heard the illumination was brighter with the white cluster I figured I would try it. The white cluster is actually brighter, not LED bright, but better than the stock cluster so I might still try LED bulbs, but I will take them out if there are hot spots and leave it alone. I'm very happy with the way it lights up now
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:49 AM
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looks sweet clinton! I KNOW I KNOW, im going to school now!
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Old 09-23-2010, 07:55 AM
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Looks great man
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Old 09-23-2010, 08:11 AM
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Looks good man..
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Old 09-23-2010, 09:18 AM
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No, I didn't. I was looking into it for my stock cluster, but when I heard the illumination was brighter with the white cluster I figured I would try it. The white cluster is actually brighter, not LED bright, but better than the stock cluster so I might still try LED bulbs, but I will take them out if there are hot spots and leave it alone. I'm very happy with the way it lights up now
sweetness. U should LED it. I know JP7 will rag on me for saying this, but get some SMD plugins in white. Get the ones with at least 5 SMD LEDs on them. Its all you need for these clusters.

Heres mine with regular LED plugins. I'm using the 5-bulb wide angle 'rotary' style LEDs in cool white. If you use wide angle SMDs, your cluster will probably be brighter than this.



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