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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:33 PM   #1
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red led dash lights

do i have to change out all the stock sockets,or do the new led lights fit right in , any help would be cool before i start this thing and blow $90 on lights thanks

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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
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the leds fit in the stock sockets. i went with the red and it looks good at night
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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:41 PM   #3
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here are a few pics of my leds
dsc03416.jpg   dsc03414.jpg   dsc03415.jpg  
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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:46 PM   #4
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saintk99, where did you get yours?
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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:48 PM   #5
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mint now thats whats im talking about, i saw your pics thats what made go with it your jeep buddy ' now you know jojojeep1 has the red dash because you thanks pal.
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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:51 PM   #6
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Holy hell that is badass. WANT!
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Unread 01-26-2012, 09:58 PM   #7
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saintk99, where did you get yours?
http://www.superbrightleds.com/

read the write up in the FAQs section. i ordered the same amount as the write up and had 2 left over....its about $45.00 for all of the lights. easy to do.
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Unread 01-26-2012, 10:01 PM   #8
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Anyone have pictures of blue LEDs? The red does remind me of the Suby though.. Looks good
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Unread 01-26-2012, 10:02 PM   #10
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can you tell me how many bulbs i need about , i know i need 194 bulbs , i need to know what number bulbs i need ,how many, and were those bulbs go,thank you
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Unread 01-26-2012, 10:24 PM   #11
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I know there are 2 in the tach and 2 in the speedometer, but I don't know about the cluster. I would think 1 takes care of 2 gauges though.
I just had to replace the bulbs in my tach and speedo today actually. Just about went beserker on my speedo trying to get it out far enough to change the bulbs. I actually had to open the hood and pull up a bit on the speedo cable and stuff it thru the firewall some more to get the back of the speedo housing visible.
...hope I didn't/ won't wreck anything. I know it works up to about 10mph so far but that's it, because as soon as I was testing to make sure the speedo went up to at least 50, my brake line popped coming out of the parking garage!
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Unread 01-26-2012, 11:51 PM   #12
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hey guys , i know i need 4 lights for the speedo and tac, center i have , gas,oil,volts,clock,temp, thats 5 than heater cluster im thinking 2 thats 11 , i been hearing 11 is right for the older yj, now i should go 360* with a 194 bulb, if im right let me know so i can order thanks.
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I just did the LED's the other day in blue, the pics don't do them justice though as it's hard to take in complete darkness. Also, I havent put my front dash covers back on them yet but you get the idea. Mine took 8 bulbs, 2 for tach, 2 for speedo, 3 for center guages (2 for the guages themselves and one for the 4WD light), and one for the heater/vent controls. I went with these bulbs http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...FWLED-xHP5.htm





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Unread 01-27-2012, 12:02 AM   #14
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hey guys , i know i need 4 lights for the speedo and tac, center i have , gas,oil,volts,clock,temp, thats 5 than heater cluster im thinking 2 thats 11 , i been hearing 11 is right for the older yj, now i should go 360* with a 194 bulb, if im right let me know so i can order thanks.
One bulb lights two of the center guages, so only a total of 2 there, then there is one for the 4WD light. There is also only one in the heater/vent. I went with the 360's for everything.

BTW, my dimmer still works. Not sure if all the color LED's allow it but Blue does..
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I just did the LED's the other day in blue, the pics don't do them justice though as it's hard to take in complete darkness. Also, I havent put my front dash covers back on them yet but you get the idea. Mine took 8 bulbs, 2 for tach, 2 for speedo, 3 for center guages (2 for the guages themselves and one for the 4WD light), and one for the heater/vent controls. I went with these bulbs http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...FWLED-xHP5.htm
That looks wicked!! I'm definitely going this route on my build. Those are all the factory gauges? Speedo looks aftermarket.
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