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 Post subject: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:24 pm 
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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:34 pm 
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the leds themself are easy enough to install its getting the cluster out thats a b**ch, well in my au atleast. They look very good though, bought mine from the same from seller.

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:30 pm 
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taking the cluster out of my ef mont is easdy thanks though u have hepled me make my mind up

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:38 pm 
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...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:39 pm 
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...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

not much cheaper then jaycar :roll:
I have had great sucess with jaycar leds, never tried these so i can't compare

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:55 pm 
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BEAR80 wrote:
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...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

not much cheaper then jaycar :roll:
I have had great sucess with jaycar leds, never tried these so i can't compare


I bought a packet of 10 x SMD LED 5050 off ebay for less than that delivered. Granted I had to figure out polarity and wasn't just plug and play, but that's still a better savings IMO.

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:57 pm 
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phongus wrote:
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...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

not much cheaper then jaycar :roll:
I have had great sucess with jaycar leds, never tried these so i can't compare


I bought a packet of 10 x SMD LED 5050 off ebay for less than that delivered. Granted I had to figure out polarity and wasn't just plug and play, but that's still a better savings IMO.


any pics mate?

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:01 pm 
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here is a link to the jaycar leds http://www.jaycar.com.au/productResults.asp?keywords=led+replacement+globe&keyform=KEYWORD

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:14 pm 
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fordnut1988 wrote:
phongus wrote:
BEAR80 wrote:
phongus wrote:
...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

not much cheaper then jaycar :roll:
I have had great sucess with jaycar leds, never tried these so i can't compare


I bought a packet of 10 x SMD LED 5050 off ebay for less than that delivered. Granted I had to figure out polarity and wasn't just plug and play, but that's still a better savings IMO.


any pics mate?


Tried to find the same ones I bought last time, but the seller doesn't sell them anymore, or any other SMDs for that matter. I bought them a while a go and ebay has clearly gotten rid of the advert.

However they are similar to these ones.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10pcs-Bright ... 35b48e9b5c

When you put these in, you have to make sure the polarities are correct. Not hard to find out but if you put them in the wrong way, you might burn out the LED. A quick on/off action to see if it was installed correctly should be fine, no longer than a second IMO.

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:30 pm 
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These are like the ones I bought for my EL but mine were $5 odd for 10: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10x-Blue-Car ... 35b18d3323

Fairly easy to do, Unscrew the head unit/ cigarette lighter surround, pull that out.. Then you undo the 2 screws behind that, the 2 above the cluster, and over near the boot release button, and there is a few clips along the top and that whole bit will come out (pull it off a little bit, then unplug clock/boot release buttons etc, don't get mixed up)..... and then its just 4 screws and the cluster comes right out...

I used all the factory buld holders, they're a bit of a PITA to get some of the factory bulbs out of holder, but easy once you've done 1.. also some of the holders there the bulbs just pop out of easily.

It's hard to know which way to put them in.. what I done was put them all in, plug the cluster in, turn lights on.. the ones that didn't light up I turned them around 180 degrees.

Also while the cluster is out you might want to change the dash face, there is some really nice looking ones (I left my old cluster face BEHIND the new one, so mine isn't too bright, but still looks good, I only changed cluster lights, ash tray and key light, none of the buttons).

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:51 pm 
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phongus wrote:
fordnut1988 wrote:
phongus wrote:
BEAR80 wrote:
phongus wrote:
...f**k $8 for 2 lights...

not much cheaper then jaycar :roll:
I have had great sucess with jaycar leds, never tried these so i can't compare


I bought a packet of 10 x SMD LED 5050 off ebay for less than that delivered. Granted I had to figure out polarity and wasn't just plug and play, but that's still a better savings IMO.


any pics mate?


Tried to find the same ones I bought last time, but the seller doesn't sell them anymore, or any other SMDs for that matter. I bought them a while a go and ebay has clearly gotten rid of the advert.

However they are similar to these ones.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10pcs-Bright ... 35b48e9b5c

When you put these in, you have to make sure the polarities are correct. Not hard to find out but if you put them in the wrong way, you might burn out the LED. A quick on/off action to see if it was installed correctly should be fine, no longer than a second IMO.


ahh kk i thanks for the link i was after a pic of the end result to see what they looked like lit up in ur dash

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:50 pm 
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Oh right, my bad. Haven't taken a photo, but it has more spread than normal LEDs that's for sure. Only did the dash, not clock and buttons yet.

 

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 Post subject: Re: are these hard to fit?
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:09 pm 
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hey im the seller of the t4 neo wedges on ebay. i know the price is high but have you ever seen the ebay fees! The reason why i also charge a little more is because i am a reputable seller who has the smd products here and not in some asian country where you will never know if theyll arrive! i also offer help with installing and have made sure my supplier is always up to scratch with quality! my globes are not led theyre smd whch are much brighter. also, theres no need for reverse polarity etc as i havent ever ever had a problem with my smd leds. they are plug and play! i am willing to do them cheaper off of ebay if you want to visit my fb site Auto Illumi Nation and i will discount most items for fordmods peeps.

 

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if you need help mate pm and ill talk you through it, its easy as.

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:15 pm 
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i just put a el chaser cluster in tdo they look any good with blue globes/smds/leds?

 

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