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post #31 of 218 Old 01-14-2010, 08:18 AM
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this is awesome thanks for the write up


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post #32 of 218 Old 01-17-2010, 01:20 PM
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One question... on superbrightleds.com, when you got the T13-X6... does that mean that package comes with 6 bulbs? or is it just the one?

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One question... on superbrightleds.com, when you got the T13-X6... does that mean that package comes with 6 bulbs? or is it just the one?
The bulbs come separately, you would have to order 6 of them.

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The bulbs come separately, you would have to order 6 of them.
Thats what i thought, but I wanted to make sure so i didnt end up with like 50 bulbs!

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post #35 of 218 Old 01-19-2010, 01:18 PM
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check this guy out on EBAY>> justgimmedlight.... this is who i got my LED's from and they work nice i also like the fact that they are made from surface mount LED's which give a nice 360 degree light when inside your dash.

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in your pic where it says lift gate is open, do all the jeeps info system under the HVAC light up?

The only thing that lights up for me is the jeep that lights up the tires letting you know if your are in 2wd or 4wd... i guess to the left and right, does any info light up when displayed or is that a dumby area?

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post #37 of 218 Old 01-19-2010, 03:57 PM
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if your jeep is a limited it should illuminate all kinds of msg's ............"lift gate open, miles till next service, coolant level low, lamp failures, coolant senosor bad, door ajar, time and date", etc. etc. etc.
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if your jeep is a limited it should illuminate all kinds of msg's ............"lift gate open, miles till next service, coolant level low, lamp failures, coolant senosor bad, door ajar, time and date", etc. etc. etc.
Ohhh ok thanks.. I just have a Cherokee..
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ok i did the guages and whatnot this weekend, but now i'm gonna do the rest, so has any body actualy done there WHOLE dash with LED's cuz i hav ?'s like what do i need for the HVAC unit and headlight switch and what color r the factory light filters or film ???
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ok i did the guages and whatnot this weekend, but now i'm gonna do the rest, so has any body actualy done there WHOLE dash with LED's cuz i hav ?'s like what do i need for the HVAC unit and headlight switch and what color r the factory light filters or film ???
i just did mine! they look awesome. pics are uploading


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-2 of the lights are not lighting up (in the heated seat/rear wiper switch)
-i still need to get my friend to solder in the bulbs for the fog light, heated seat "left" and "right", overdrive off indicator, and rear defroster on indicator


otherwise they look awesome. the camera really destroys the color. theyr actually a much deeper blue and look awesome. climate control switch is a little bit dimmer and deeper blue because it has blue filters everywhere.


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ill post up a list of the bulbs needed here soon, and then have Cache edit his original post to include these pics and list

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soon as in tonite........pllleeeeeze im freezin my canolii off out here.... at least just the HVAC bulb size
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haha...wow that looks great John... nice work...post up the list or PM it to me so i can post it on the first page.


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wow, that looks awesome...i need to do this sometime.
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BULB LIST: (for 96-98 limited with heated seats, digital climate control, and fog lights - each of those features may make a difference in what bulbs are required)

Climate Control:

x4 4mm neowedge bulbs

**NOTE** Climate control unit has blue filters everywhere. The stock bulbs light up yellow. So yellow + blue filter = green light output.

Heated Seat/Rear Wiper Switch

x4 3mm Solder component neowedge bulbs ("Left" "Right" heated seat indicators, Overdrive off indicator, rear defroster activated indicator)

x3 3mm neowedge bulbs

Headlight Switch

x1 3mm solder component neowedge bulb (fog light activated indicator)
x2 3mm neowedge bulbs
x1 4mm neowedge bulb


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3mm and 4mm neowedge bulbs
Super Bright LEDs - Instrument Cluster and Gauge Backlights

you want the ones labeled "NeoWedge series LED Lamp"

NEO3 = 3mm bulb
NEO4 = 4mm bulb

I got the high powered ones that were $2.29/bulb.

and for the solderable component light:
Super Bright LEDs - Component LEDs
scroll down to "3mm" and pic your poison.

I got 2 blue ones (overdrive and fog light), and 3 red bulbs (heated seat and rear defroster).


In total, you will need:
x5 3mm bulbs
x5 4mm bulbs
x5 solder component bulbs


**Note** Only the Climate Control has built in Blue filters. The other switch panels have blue filters on each of the individual bulbs. See the pics below if you are confused

some pics I have of tearing down those pieces and parts. These are pics of how they come from the factory, no LEDs have been installed in these pics










in the last 2 pics I have a white LED reading lamp shining through the Climate Control cover, illustrating the blue filters.

there ya go Cache!

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So for your climate control you replaced the twist base and all ? on the bulbs that hav the white base in your pic of the climate control taken apart.
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