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I was looking off of those pics with the indiglo gauges. I saw that you made everything blue inside. How do you do that? Can people show me pics?
 

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Hey whats up...if your interested...I can do it all for you pretty cheap. any color and if you want the clock white rather than blue, I can do that too. I did a write up on it in the past, check here: LED conversion

I do things alittle different now. LEDs may not last forever, so I set it up to where they can be swaped like a bulb. I also do turn signals, side markers...and all the LEDS are replacable. EMAIL me if interested. :bigthumb:
 

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One more thing...

I noticed that your subject referred to the clock.

There are three to four parts involved, and each one has a different process involved. Hopefully this will serve as a spring board to the other required documentation.

1.) Gauge Cluster - There are two ways to mod the gauge cluster to be all blue. One is to use a reverse/regular indiglo gauge overlay. You can get a popular set from www.procarparts.com. There is a write-up for doing a very clean install of these gauges in the 5th gen faq. Here is the URL:
http://www.preludeonline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=72198
Two is to use LEDs. This is much more time consuming, although more desirable. It appears you have been contacted from this thread already about the process; I would talk to either Ludatic or ton_e69 for more information.
In addition to the basic gauge modifications, you can also change the look of the actual gauge needle. Here is a thread about that (via Ludatic):
http://www.preludeonline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=100712&highlight=LED+climate

2.) Clock - The clock is not nearly as difficult; it is fairly straightforward. There is a write-up in the 5th gen faq. Here is the URL:
http://www.preludeonline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=102408

3.) Climate Control - The climate control is another LED job, and, I hear it is very difficult. This also has a writeup associated with it (by pIOUs):
http://www.preludeonline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=108032&highlight=LED+climate

4.) Ignition Switch - In 5th gen cars we also have a light where you put the key in the ignition; I have not seen a write-up on this, but, I imagine it is another LED process, and requires some fiddling - I would imagine after 1,2, and 3 it would feel like a piece of cake!

I hope this helps - and remember, Search Search Search!

R.J.
 

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damn how do i miss these threads

but yea good answer rj



the ignition switch is just a surface mount led .. the lil ones u use in the cell fones.. its just a simple direct replacement, resistor is built into the board.. the size of hte led doesn't have to be exact.. it can be smaller..

and the 4g climate/cruise/moonroof/dimmer are pretty much the same as the 5g.. infact the cruise/moonroof/dimmer are interchangable.. the climate is slightly different in dimensions.. very slightly.. and the harness is different.. 2 less prongs on th 4g i believe


and here was my most recent thread about modding the stock gauges

http://www.preludeonline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=120061

i didn't do much of an explanation there, one reason being that i don't like how it looks and the method i used sucks penis.
 

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how do u get to the LED in the ignition switch?
 

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LUDExCONDUCT said:
how do u get to the LED in the ignition switch?
first off before attempting this u'll wanna disconnect the battery.

take the upper and lower covers off of the steering column.. i don't remember off the top of my head how many screws there were, but i basically just looked around until i saw all the holes and unscrewed what i could, and it should just come apart pretty easily.

then youll see the ignition switch.. there are 2 screws holding in the front plate of it.. it's just one piece.. the whole cylinder does not have to be removed.. its just 2 small screws on the edges of it... one of em is hard to remove because a screwdriver wont fit.. u need like a socket-wrench type screwdriver thing so u can get it at a 90-degree angle.. i ended up breaking mine off because i didn't have a screwdriver that fit.. but whatever.. the other screw holds it in place.. oh and remember to remove the harness that plugs into that piece.. but yea after u get it out just start lookin around for the led..

u'll wanna test for polarity somehow.. i had a power supply so i didn't need to test it in the car.. i wish i wrote all this down

sorry for the vague description, but i didn't have ANY description to work with either :laugh:
 
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