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 Post subject: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:35 am 
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I have a sports cluster in my EB Series II

I want to change the lights and i want to know if it is a simple at pulling out the globes out of the back and brush green dye on them and wack them back in??

The reason i am asking is because the globes are clear but they still appear orange on the dash!

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:59 am 
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The reason why it shows orange is due to the filters inside the cluster, take cluster apart change filters to clear ones then insert coloured globes, you wont get much colour from brushing dye on them i suggest led's, i got mine from this joint

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/PAIR-12v-T10-6-L ... tsupported

they are plug and play and worked a treat, or you can stuff around and make up and solder your own

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:14 am 
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what did u use as a clear filter?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:19 pm 
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Has anyone done this without changing to a clear filter ?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:17 pm 
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yeah ive done it but doesnt really work well
still looks orange

 

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:40 pm 
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Ive done it with red ones and it ends up a bit pinkish

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:34 am 
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i replaced mine with red led's, but i was dissapointed, its red..ish...but not bright enough, but i didnt take out the filters as i was lazy at the time....which is most of the time... :mrgreen:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Changing Cluster Lights EB II
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:52 am 
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I don't have a photo of my red ones at night but here: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =227803160

In one of the pictures you can see how red the trip computer is in day light. I get nothing off the cluster in day light, but at night it's nice and red. This is just using red glass dye. Haven't removed any filters or anything. Couldn't see how to remove any "filters" pulling my cluster apart yesterday...

 

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