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easy fix for changing color of dash lights

hey guys insted of changing the bulbs, could i just get like a sheet of red/clear paper to go over the back of the guage cluster for the lights to show up red?
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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

it might melt with heat of the light's its pretty easy to change the bulb's. the one's in my dodge i had to break all of them out of the plastic holder and replace them


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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

yeah i don't know about paper back there. i bet some thin red plastic like the kind in 3D glasses would work though. or just change the bulbs!


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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

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yeah i don't know about paper back there. i bet some thin red plastic like the kind in 3D glasses would work though. or just change the bulbs!
ya thats what i meant the lpasticy stuff

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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

I got LED SMD bulbs on ebay and put them in. The needles glow blue and everything else is a greenish blue

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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

idk man the plastic could melt and that would be bad i would change the bulb

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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

Led's don't get hot so your good there

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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

LEDs are the best all around. Neon is the dumb shit that screws everything up and is tempermental like a girl on her period. LEDs are the shit!


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well olford when i get my leds and light stuff ur the man i'm paying to install it all lol

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Re: easy fix for changing color of dash lights

haha, sure man just bring the truck to VA Beach! lol. Hit me up if you want Streetglow. I have a sponsorship and get discounted parts from Streetglow direct. All of my lights are Streetglow and Optix Streetglow.


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