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Old 03-08-2005, 08:45 PM   #1
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Has anyone successfuly changed from red to another colour? I have a spare dash so i might take a look at it when I get it out. Looks pretty complicated....
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i think harofreak did??? correct me if i am wrong somebody!
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yes haro didit he attempted to change it to blue...... and it is NOT easy to change the color, I bleieve that haro went back to the red because it didnot look good, and it was not as bright
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yes haro didit he attempted to change it to blue...... and it is NOT easy to change the color, I bleieve that haro went back to the red because it didnot look good, and it was not as bright
I think that is what happend.
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haha it took him something like 2+ months i belive, and im pretty sure he used more then one cluster becuase one wasnt working at all or something. he even tried to make his own bulbs to make it brighter, it didnt work.
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I've worked on it with him. The problem is the way it'* lit up red, and after you scrape that off, transmitting light throughout it is hard. Putting LED'* in to light it up evenly might be the easiest. But he was showing me everything there is to them, and he'll be able to help you out some more.
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I have an SE dash pulled apart infront of me right now (current practice project). The problem is there is a red fill in-lay integrated into the face itself more or less.....between the actual face and the plexi-glass light dispersal plate that'* glued to the face, Pontiac or GM or whatever call it the "Light Pipe". I know this is confusing....That'* why I got pics that I'll post when I get them uploaded.
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ill give ya $20 paypal if you can do better than me

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You got so close to having it perfect... I remember reading that thread long ago. So the red colour is actually a light dipersing film? hmm I should probably give up but this is way too intriguing. Ill take a look at my extra dash. Chances are I won't do half as good as you did, but it wont be the first thing ive broke while trying to make it better Great info in that thread. Do you have the other pictures posted on the web somewhere?

EDIT: 20 bucks US?
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You got so close to having it perfect... I remember reading that thread long ago. So the red colour is actually a light dipersing film? hmm I should probably give up but this is way too intriguing. Ill take a look at my extra dash. Chances are I won't do half as good as you did, but it wont be the first thing ive broke while trying to make it better Great info in that thread. Do you have the other pictures posted on the web somewhere?

EDIT: 20 bucks US?
i dont have many more pics online ANYMORE...sorry...i can dig up some others...but those are the best ones..

u can request pics if you want, as that other dash is still apart...

and yes, $20 US
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