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post #1 of 5 Old Oct 10th, 2011, 1:28 pm Thread Starter
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Dashboard Instrument lights?

I am wondering if anything can be done to shed more light on the gauges. I can barely see them at night.


Is there a way to turn them up or down like I can in my cars?
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post #2 of 5 Old Oct 10th, 2011, 1:38 pm
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Re: Dashboard Instrument lights?

The only way that I'm aware of is to replace the bulbs behind the screen. I had a few burn out behind the gear selection window and the clock on my 02 which I replaced with a slightly higher voltage lamp.

The numbers were a lot easier to see and with the window separation, looked normal.

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Re: Dashboard Instrument lights?

Www.superbrightleds.com will have the replacement bulbs you need

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Re: Dashboard Instrument lights?

Were it me, I'd pull some of the bulbs and see if they're just getting old - turn black inside from tungsten deposits on the inside of the envelope. Perhaps just replacing them will help. No adjustments to be made.
I put red in mine and really like it. Tried blue, but not enough light. Pretty though
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The ones i used were xhp6 very bright

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