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Here is what it looked like before, I borrowed this from v8sho (thanks).



Here is what it looked like after I got rid of the horrid blue.



Here is what it looks like now with white leds installed.



Map lights



Dome light



Foot Well



Rear



Finally, the interior shot. I still have to do the floor shifter and the headlamp switch.




Thanks for looking!
 

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For the most part it is even. There are hot spots that you can notice. Even when they were blue. They are near 10, 75 and 140 areas. You don't notice it as much anymore or unless you are looking for it.

I do like them much better now. I tried the 6 led whites and they were even brighter. However, they made the biggest hot spot. I might try the 4 led whites and see if that is a happy medium.
 

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Shoulda used wide-dispurtion leds, you wouldnt get hot spots with them example....look at the license plate pic. Looks nice, not too crazy about it tho.
 

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They were wide distro leds. Unfortunately, its the design of the cluster that makes them do that.
 

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Well....that just, plain out, sucks goat nads. :ripped:

I guess in that case, all you can do is............The Sticky Dance!!!



 

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Niiiiiice. That color is fantastic, very chill. I like it!
 

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Originally posted by Myzery@Feb 10 2004, 12:20 AM
Well....that just, plain out, sucks goat nads. :ripped:

I guess in that case, all you can do is............The Sticky Dance!!!





 

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i have white leds on my sho gauges, i scraped off the blue, and i also have hot spots. my plan to get rid of them is to make a guage set similar to luxury cars that have the tinted window cover. i plan to use SMT white or red colored leds.
 

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That looks tight man. I like the clean white look. Very nice work
 

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I have a 94 Taurus and I changed my cluster lights to blue, but when I try to use my dimmer, the lights dont dim very much. They are really light as it is and I want it to be a little brighter. Is there some film that covers the lights on the cluster that I could take off? Also what is up with my dimmer? Thank you.
 

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The cluster in the Gen2 has a blue fulter painted to the back of the guages so adding a blue light would probably make it worse. You can't take off the blue filter since it's painted onto the back of the guages.
 

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Does the same principle apply the the Gen III? (Scrape the blue off?)


Nice work LOpan. Very easy on the eyes.
 

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:cool:

I like it, I like it alot! Worked out much better then when i changed all my lights to red a few years ago to try to get purple from the red lights and the blue filter combined. It was purple but very dimm and the freaking red lights faded and everything looks almost stock now. This is great though, if it wasnt for all thos bad memories of trying to disconnect the rusted speedo cable on the gen 2 I would take out the cluster and scrape the damn blue crap off.

Nice job. It kicks a$$!

Oh yeah how would I go about scrapping the filter off? Wet sand?
 

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well, instead of just scraping the filter off and putting a different color LEDs in, would it work better if you got some of that colored window tint and applied it to the back of the gauge face as a filter? it might distribute better and prevent hot spots, just an idea.
 
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