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Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:38 pm 
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Actually sanding them down is a good idea. LEDs are designed to focus light into a point, so if you file down the tip until it's a flat edge, it'll make sure the light isn't so directional. If you then rough up the surface of the plastic as well, it'll be ideal. I did this myself and it works wonderfully.

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:57 pm 
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Actually sanding them down is a good idea. LEDs are designed to focus light into a point, so if you file down the tip until it's a flat edge, it'll make sure the light isn't so directional. If you then rough up the surface of the plastic as well, it'll be ideal. I did this myself and it works wonderfully.


well put, exactly how i did mine, but i only just flattened the top of the LED's. :) and it also works beautifully :D

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:41 am 
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What store did you guys get the Narva LED's from? Coz i called around a bit and no stores stock them...
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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:44 am 
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What store did you guys get the Narva LED's from? Coz i called around a bit and no stores stock them...


i think you have to buy them online... :?:

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:59 am 
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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:17 am 
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From what website?


I think so, i've never done it, but i remember seeing an area where you can purchase them

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:25 am 
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Ahh, I just found out that you can order them in through Bursons but thanks for the help :)
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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:32 am 
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Ahh, I just found out that you can order them in through Bursons but thanks for the help :)


don't worry, i just had a squizz through the website and can't find the bit where you order them either...

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:00 pm 
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i got mine from repco, they didnt have any in stock, but they ordered them in for me... :)

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 1:17 pm 
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Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:40 pm 
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Me and Lukey have just gotten the Narva Led's today... We've frosted them and installed them into the cluster and he just messaged me sayin they look awesome... One question though if someone could help me... We took out all the globes from the cluster, i can't even remember why, and i'm not sure whether the polarity is right on some of them... is there a way you can check all the warning lights to see if they light up? like maybe a diagnostic or somethin?
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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:12 pm 
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be sure to post some pics of them :D

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:12 pm 
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Aight, will take some tonite if we find some time coz we're setting up his sounds system at the moment... but if we take some they'll probably be up by tomorrow or so...
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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:45 pm 
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One question though if someone could help me... We took out all the globes from the cluster, i can't even remember why, and i'm not sure whether the polarity is right on some of them... is there a way you can check all the warning lights to see if they light up? like maybe a diagnostic or somethin?


i only did the speedo, tacho, fuel and temp gauges (low series cluster) i didnt bother with the warning lights... if the gauges only look half lit up it means u have one or more with the polarity the wrong way....

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:04 pm 
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Yeah i know, but i dunno how to test other warning lights, like the coolant level, brake warning etc...
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