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Unread 09-17-2013, 12:37 PM   #76
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Here's the completed pics of my projects

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Unread 09-21-2013, 05:41 PM   #77
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Last night I learned I need a backup light, after a trip to the store trying to back out of a parking spot was a pain in the butt because people did not see me trying to back out of the spot.

So that being said I am going to buy a nice bright back-up light !

I think this will suit my needs

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Unread 09-21-2013, 05:44 PM   #78
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Last night I learned I need a backup light, after a trip to the store trying to back out of a parking spot was a pain in the butt because people did not see me trying to back out of the spot.

So that being said I am going to buy a nice bright back-up light !

I think this will suit my needs
Yes, but you will still have problems because you will BLIND THE OTHER DRIVERS!!!! Awesome :-)
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Unread 09-21-2013, 06:01 PM   #79
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Yes, but you will still have problems because you will BLIND THE OTHER DRIVERS!!!! Awesome :-)

I don't think it'll be an issue it will be mounted to my crossmember
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Unread 09-22-2013, 12:04 AM   #80
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My L.E.D. interior bulbs came in today, So the obvious thing to do was to wait until it was dark to swap them out !


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I also replaced my sidemarker bulbs, Man they went from orange to yellow, the back side of the housing also lights up the wheel well !






The bulbs I used are 5 diode T10 wedge L.E.D.'s I picked up 20 off of Ebay for $10 shipped
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Unread 09-22-2013, 07:12 AM   #81
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will your dimmer work on those dash lights?
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will your dimmer work on those dash lights?
The dimmer switch will turn them off. But I have read that due to the way led lights are designed you can not dim them. I sat on the Jeep for 20 minutes last night. They are easy on my eyes at night and I have eyes That are sensitive to light


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Unread 09-22-2013, 11:48 AM   #83
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in a few of the different threads about replacing the gauge lights with LED's, I've noticed some people with later/different models can dim the lights. Since you've modded an early model YJ, was just curious if that trend was still going.

my guess is it's in the design of the dimmer
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in a few of the different threads about replacing the gauge lights with LED's, I've noticed some people with later/different models can dim the lights. Since you've modded an early model YJ, was just curious if that trend was still going.

my guess is it's in the design of the dimmer
To be honest, my Dimmer is probably worn out, It has never really dimmed the factory lights. The switch is the same from 87-95
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Unread 09-22-2013, 06:41 PM   #85
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Unread 09-22-2013, 08:28 PM   #88
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you know, this blue and black color scheme with the silver wheels is really growing on me...any plans for fixing the stripes on the passenger rear corner and front fender?
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you know, this blue and black color scheme with the silver wheels is really growing on me...any plans for fixing the stripes on the passenger rear corner and front fender?
I intend to remove all of the stripes and replace them with a new strip kit after I get corner armor and sliders painted body color I will also have a hood decal an the islander logos on the fronts again. As far as wheels are concerned I am thinking I may use some wheels with a little bling on this rig. M/T classic locks with a black simulated beadlock ring. To enhance the chrome door handles and trim on the vent windows. I will also add chrome hood latches to accent.
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sounds good...have you decided who's armor you're going with?
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