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Unread 08-10-2013, 08:49 PM   #23476
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Are those just an overlay? and do out have to change the light underneath to get it to work like that? write up?

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These are electroluminescent overlays. Just fits over the existing dials. One thing though if anyone one gets them it would be smart to throw in a 12 volt regulator for 3 bucks from Radioshack. I kept trashing the transformer because of the unstable voltage swing of the Jeep. Works like a champ now.

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Unread 08-10-2013, 08:54 PM   #23477
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Where did you buy your LED bulbs from? Did you have to use any resistors?

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Did the same thing and yes I had to use a resistors.
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Unread 08-10-2013, 08:57 PM   #23478
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Here is another
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Unread 08-10-2013, 08:57 PM   #23479
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One more.
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Unread 08-10-2013, 08:59 PM   #23480
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This too.
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:00 PM   #23481
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:08 PM   #23482
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This too.
How do I get to the lighting under there?
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:14 PM   #23483
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How do I get to the lighting under there?
I replaced the electroluminescent strip with a 4 inch piece of LED's tape. found below. 12 volts alread there and with this stuff you don't need a resistor because its built into it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Cool-Whi...item4854dce3c0
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:16 PM   #23484
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I was referring to new as in rebuilt. No one can get an actual new trans for a WJ anymore.
Well, once you get one rebuilt, its nearly two grand. It makes sense to me to buy a low mileage one at a fraction of the price.. Idk, I'm cheap, but I expect mine I just put in to last another 150k. And actually the other day on EBay I saw a brand new Mopar 45RFE. Said it was brand spanking new. So maybe they're our there, maybe not.
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:17 PM   #23485
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This too.
What size bulbs for all those?
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:32 PM   #23486
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What size bulbs for all those?
The shifter I used 5050 LEDs and the rest of the dash were 10mm. The door switches I used 3mm.
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:34 PM   #23487
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I replaced the electroluminescent strip with a 4 inch piece of LED's tape. found below. 12 volts alread there and with this stuff you don't need a resistor because its built into it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Cool-Whi...item4854dce3c0
Can you do a write-up on how to do that? I mean all of it, not just the shifter. It looks great!

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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:41 PM   #23488
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So, I am assuming the reddish dots are copper, and you just solder the wires to them?

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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:42 PM   #23489
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Can you do a write-up on how to do that? I mean all of it, not just the shifter. It looks great!

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i can But I will have to lift the console so you can see what I did Its really simple to do and I used the blue 5050 LED size strip that worked best and are dim able. I will do this in the morning and post it. Its real simple to do.
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[COLOR="yellow"]1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 161,000 miles.[/COLOR] [B]Sold[/B]
[COLOR="blue"]2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 147,000 miles.[/COLOR] [B]Own[/B]
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Unread 08-10-2013, 09:45 PM   #23490
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So, I am assuming the reddish dots are copper, and you just solder the wires to them?

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this is one of the ones I did. its not hard to do,

30 minutes is all i need
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[COLOR="yellow"]1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 161,000 miles.[/COLOR] [B]Sold[/B]
[COLOR="blue"]2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 147,000 miles.[/COLOR] [B]Own[/B]
[COLOR="green"]2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.6L Stroker 122,000 miles.[/COLOR] [B]Own[/B]
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