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Unread 02-04-2007, 04:49 AM   #1
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Dash Cluster Makover... Here's the Pics.

I purchased the tri-led bulbs and the blue incandescant bulbs. Here's the pics of what they look like.

What the bulbs look like:


original bulbs:


Blue Incandescant:


Blue Led:


Carbon Fiber Back:


Carbon Fiber lit up:


The blue incandescant bulbs were really dim compared to the LED's. The tri-LED bulbs seem to remedy the problem of the light not being evenly thrown throughout the cluster. I like the LED's the best. Also... The dimmer works perfectly w/ the LED's.

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Application for 2005 unlimited

dash cluster
six bulbs:
size: #74

hvac
three bulbs:
size: T4

lower buttons (over drive, defog, ect)
two bulbs per switch:
size: one t3 and one t4

Shifter light (auto)
one blub:
size: 168

courtyse light
two bulbs:
size: 906 (search v-led its the same as 921)

dome lights (two round light sound bar) Just get the high power universal kit. Its wicked bright
two bulbs
size: 211


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Unread 02-04-2007, 04:52 AM   #2
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Wow...Thats some nice work you did. Looks great. Love to see how you wired the LEDS up and where you placed them. Did you just drop them in the stock bulbs' position?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 04:54 AM   #3
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Yep... stock locations in the stock bulb sockets.
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Unread 02-04-2007, 05:05 AM   #4
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The outcome looks very nice. I thought about doing this a while ago, but wasn't sure what it looks like next to the green light in the center console.

Where did you get the carbon thing for the cluster face..?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 05:53 AM   #5
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where did u get the bulbs and what part numbers were they?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 06:41 AM   #6
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Mileage light?

What color does the mileage display in? Looks good.

What do you need to remove to get at the bulbs?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 07:18 AM   #7
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Where did you get the carbon thing for the cluster face..?
I wondered the same thing. There are ones that look like yours on EBay?

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where did u get the bulbs and what part numbers were they?
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What color does the mileage display in?
The mileage would stay the same OEM green since the LCD display is build into the cluster and not lit by bulbs like the rest of the cluster.
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Unread 02-04-2007, 08:59 AM   #8
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this looks like a great little upgrade. little more info one what kind of bulbs ya used! to do the whole dash and center (HVAC controls) would be pretty sweet.

keep the info comin! you didn't have to use resistors or anything else like that?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 09:03 AM   #9
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I'd like to do this with red LEDs.
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where did u get the bulbs and what part numbers were they?
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This looks too simple and I've seen it on the forums too many times recently not to give it a try.
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Unread 02-04-2007, 09:19 AM   #11
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Unread 02-04-2007, 09:43 AM   #12
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Which ones?
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Zew, how long did it take you to switch the bulbs out? How do you get at the sockets?
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Unread 02-04-2007, 10:01 AM   #14
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Zew, how long did it take you to switch the bulbs out? How do you get at the sockets?
I've done the standard bulbs in my TJ before. They just wern't bright enough so I went back to stock. I think I want to try the LED units after seeing Zew's post.

The install is pretty easy. Its just a a few screw to take out the cluster 8 if I remember correctly. 4 for the dash and 4 for the cluster. The sockets for the bulbs just twist out of the back of the cluster.
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I'm still trying to figure out the bulbs. I thought it was the T1.5. But the replacement bulbs are either those or the 194.
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