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Old 04-13-2012, 12:16 PM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

You gotta WJ? If so, check out the "LEDs came today!" thread, it shows how to take the door switches apart on page 6. CameronG thinks that the switch lights are probably 3 mm Component LED's from superbrightleds.com. For the gearshift, it'll have to be a LED strip or two laid over the current lighting as the gearshift lighting can't be replaced. As we make more progress with what we're doin, we'll post the info.
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

Yeah been working on fixing up my WJ for about a year now, just made my way to this forum recently. I did find that thread shortly after I made that post, but I'm def looking forward to more.
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:43 PM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

This site will get ya hooked in fixin up your WJ lol
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:03 AM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

FINALLY got my needle kit today (while I was at work). Hopin to to start workin on gettin them put in tomorrow (later today lol). Noticed I ordered 2 small instead of 4 small ones for the small gauges, but it's a start.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:28 AM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

Nice!! Can't wait to see results!
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

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FINALLY got my needle kit today (while I was at work). Hopin to to start workin on gettin them put in tomorrow (later today lol). Noticed I ordered 2 small instead of 4 small ones for the small gauges, but it's a start.
I think i remember you posting you bought the 2 large 2 small kit and I was kinda confused, I feel bad now that i didnt say anything then. Really looking forward to seeing your setup though.
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Old 04-20-2012, 07:31 AM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

It's all good hellboar, I thought I had ordered 4 until I got the stuff in the mail. Oh well, here'e goes nothing, gonna try to get em hooked up, out to the garage I go lol
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Old 04-20-2012, 09:14 AM
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

Unfortunately this upgrade is not gonna work for me right now. Only 2 of the 4 LED rings worked when I tried them, now only 1 works lol. So back to the drawing board. In case someone else wants to give it a whirl, here's the kit:

1 LED for each small gauge needle, 3 for each big one, and they're on a small, sticky ring with copper leaders:


Whole Kit, As it comes, LEDs are all hooked up to a dimmer:
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

hmmmmm, did they not work out of the box with a basic test?
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Re: Gauge cluster upgrade

Nope, but they look very cheap. I think the average person could have done a lot better job making their own. While I had it apart though, I noticed there's quite a bit of room to work with, maybe I can find something else or another way to do it.
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I'd ask them for a replacement
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I thought bout it, but I'm not going to worry about it right now. I'm going to skip it for now and continue with the rest of the interior.
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