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Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:39 am 
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how did you do this mod?

 

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Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:45 am 
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That, is freaking awesome!!

This could possibly be done to the odometer, no? Now THAT would be a modification that i would do!

Well done TROYMAN!
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Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:04 pm 
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its fairly easy to do to the ea-ed trip comp.
i think its been done on here before..
its a matter of pulling it apart and sliding the white screen filter from behind the lcd screen..(its a tight fit but does come out with of effort using long nose pliers)

then i just re-sized the pic and i printed it on plain white paper.(the thinner the paper the more light it lets through)..
then just slid the paper back behind the screen..

you can also change the screen colour by changing the colour of the paper.

ill add some pics on how to..tomorrow if you like...
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Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:05 pm 
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please do

 

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yes please for the picts

 

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also where did you find that tickford wings pict

 

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Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:29 pm 
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here is a link to a write up on how to change back ground on ed trip comp..

http://www.fordmods.com/forums/post858745.html#858745
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I'm assuming you don't need to change the globes inside the trip computer to led's?

 

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Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 7:02 pm 
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you probebly dont but i would just to make sure its visable

 

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TROYMAN wrote:
here is a link to a write up on how to change back ground on ed trip comp..

http://www.fordmods.com/forums/post858745.html#858745



exellent work

 

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you probebly dont but i would just to make sure its visable

I'll wait for my query to have a "yes" or "no" answer before I do anything else, or I'll give it a go myself and see if its a "yes" or "no" answer.

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SpeedyED wrote:
I'm assuming you don't need to change the globes inside the trip computer to led's?


you dont but you can..
the first pics i posted are with std t10 globe and the pics fitted to the car are t10 4 in 1 white led
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TROYMAN wrote:
SpeedyED wrote:
I'm assuming you don't need to change the globes inside the trip computer to led's?


you dont but you can..
the first pics i posted are with std t10 globe and the pics fitted to the car are t10 4 in 1 white led

No worry's Troyman ;)

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 2:44 pm 
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I used the ford logo and resized it, printed it in colour and installed it.

You can only see the ford logo through the numbers highlighted as you go through the settings on the trip meter. Any idea's on how to fix this?

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:22 pm 
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i think the colour might not be dark enough??
or the printing paper might be to thick? the paper i used was 80 gsm.
i had a similar issue when i did that..
or the outline might need to darker?

 

 

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