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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 12, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
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LED Lights in Autometer gauges

I just wasn't satisfied with the lights in my trad. chrome autometer gauges(161) bulbs with green covers. So I ordered 4 of the HP5 t10 LED bulbs from Superbrightleds.com. Only 5.99ea. They are unbelievable,awesome bright and green. Sorry I should have pic. posted. I also did the dome and courtesy lights in cool white,very happy with those also. I"m going to do the speedo and tach. too. I dug these so much that now I'am doing the entire exterior lighting also. Very low current draw and almost no heat. They ain't cheap but really worth it imo. Can't say enough about em'.
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 12, 11:54 AM
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Re: LED Lights in Autometer gauges

Does the dimmer still work with them?

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Does the dimmer still work with them?
yep, it sure does, I guess the resistor is built into the bulb.
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Re: LED Lights in Autometer gauges

Nice. Post a pic when you get the dash ones in. I've been thinking about painting my speedo and tach needles with phosphorescent paint to make them easier to see. The 14" wheel cuts across them.

I see they work with 9V-18V.....I reckon once the dimmer turns down enough they just switch off.

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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 12, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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ok got dash lights done
i will try to post a pic.
i shot with no flash , guess it makes it harder to get steady clear shot
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Re: LED Lights in Autometer gauges

That looks great!

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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 12, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 12, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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thanks ,
i'm really happy with the way they turned out, tuesday I get the outside lights I can't wait to see what they do
i didin't go with the digitail kit type because I think that required cutting into the rear harness.
superbrights has some pretty stout looking 1157 and 1156 set ups that plug right in
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Re: LED Lights in Autometer gauges

I love what you did with the LED lighting. Looks amazing! I see you posted the Superbrightleds.com part numbers for the Autometer gauges. By any chance do you have the part numbers for the dash lights and the blue under dash courtesy lights? Also, how many lights are needed to do the dash? By any chance, did you do the console light and heater light also? Thanks!
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 14, 12:31 PM
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Is the bulb? Thanks http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...-base/206/921/


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Hoping to hear back from L30 327, but I’ve been researching this all day and yes, that what Ive come up with for a part number looking here and there and talking with tech help at supperbrightleds.com. Just wasn't sure about putting the same bulb in the bigger spedo and gas gauges.
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 14, 04:23 PM
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Re: LED Lights in Autometer gauges

Which bulbs did you use for the courtesy lights?

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