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Old 01-08-2014, 03:25 PM
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Changing gauge cluster lighting ?????

I hate the factory green gague color love the
2011 and up gague color is possiable to change
Out bulbs or do I have to buy a 2011 gague cluster
Or will it even work in my truck ??? Help thanks
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Old 01-27-2014, 12:11 PM
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Us speedo makes guage cluster inserts that will change the lighting to what ever you want.
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Old 06-22-2014, 12:25 PM
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I just took mine apart to see and it looks like they are LEDS soldered to the circuitboard.
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Old 06-25-2014, 01:28 PM
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FWIW, I unsoldered all of the LEDs in my X-Runner (red, by default) and soldered in blue LEDs.

Was looking to do something similar to my 6.4

Here's a link to the procedure on the Taco (for ****s and giggles): LED Swap
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Good god I hope thats not how ours is. I don't have the tools of the patience to do that. Where do you begin to find out what kind of leds you need?

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Old 07-01-2014, 07:53 PM
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Good god I hope thats not how ours is. I don't have the tools of the patience to do that. Where do you begin to find out what kind of leds you need?
I did the one in my 04 Yukon and it was quite simple. I originally had to replace the stepper motors (or the motors that move the gauge needles)... The kit included blue LED's and it was 9 of them.
Was not a bad job at all. Took about 45 minutes in total from removing cluster to soldering to reassemble.
I used to solder controller boards too so for me it was a walk in the park....
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:43 PM
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What type of less are used? 5050's? I was hoping I would be able to use 5630s or something like that.
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