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Old 08-09-2011, 06:47 PM
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I was wondering which LED lights to order for the dash, specifically the speedometer tachometer oil pressure etc, I have seen it on other cars and just need to know which bulbs to use, and how many were needed. I don't want to do every little thing, just the main cluster.

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Old 08-09-2011, 06:58 PM
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The backlights in the 6th gen montes are soldered in. You cant just pop the bulbs out and replace them with LEDs. More work to it than that.
 
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:17 PM
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you have to desolder, remove the bulb, add an led, solder that in with a resistor

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Old 08-09-2011, 07:45 PM
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I was afraid of that, there were a few videos online where all the guy had to do was plug in a bulb, but nothing with cars is ever as easy as it should be
 
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by oneslowmonte View Post
I was afraid of that, there were a few videos online where all the guy had to do was plug in a bulb, but nothing with cars is ever as easy as it should be
you can do that in the 5th gens hah
 
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woo hoo 5th gen montes are finally simpler than 6th gen montes :P (in a way)
 
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:55 PM
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hahahah that would be ideal, but it doesn't sound too tough to just desolder and resolder
 
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