climate control LED change-in progress

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  1. dmbfan73

    dmbfan73 Active Member

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    so i scored the climate control housing on ebay for next to nothing. i'm gonna tear this thing apart and work on changing all the lights so they will be blue. i dont remember seeing a thread about anyone having any luck with this? anyway i'll keep you all in the loop and take pics along the way, hopefully it'll work...
     
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    sweet, bout time someone was a guinea
     
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    if you do it and figure it out, ill pay you to do mine!!!
     
  4. dmbfan73

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    i have a feeling its gonna take some time, beer and prolly alot of swearing! :motz:but i'll let you know how it goes :top:
     
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    you mean the overhead compass and temp thing? i've taken it apart once, it doesn't have an LED in it.
     
  6. jaxchrisfla

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    no, hes talking about the HVAC panel. It uses normal bulbs and the film behind the knobs use a film that has the writing in it as well.
     
  7. dmbfan73

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    thanks, you beat me to it!
     
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    so whats up with the set up you finished yet??? haha post up some pics as soon as you finish
     
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    i'll show everyone except you alex! :hahaha:jk bro
     
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    damn bro i bbq for you and your going to leave me out i seee how it is its cuz im mexican hu!!! haha jk
     
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    Good luck, there was a guy with a 4x4 i believe that did change his color. You'll have to find a way to remove the orange film on the back of the controls and replace it with an alternate color to make the light distribution look even. I belive you can order these LED's to replace the stock bulbs once you have removed the orange film. http://www.oznium.com/corvette-c5-led
     
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    thanks bro, looks i better order these before i start tearing it apart. i'm wondering what type bulbs/leds are going to be behind the 3 dials :hmmmm2:
     
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    There's two screw in halogen bulbs that light up a clear plastic piece that distributes the light two all the dials.
     
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    so i should only need 4 of the wedge bulbs, the ones from the link that you posted?
     
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    AWESOME BRO! Bought time someone attempted this one! I wanna change mine to red! Keep up posted brotha! If you need any moral support.......just let us know......as I can't offer much else......:laugh:
     
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    will do, i know its gonna be tough but i'm for the challenge!
     
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    yeah, but you are doing it right so far. MY F-it arss would have tried to just do the one that is in my truck.....with the high possibility to f-it up! :laugh:
     
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    yeah, i got lucky i guess getting the one from ebay. that will let me take all the time i need and not rush just to get it done.
     
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    i was serious...if you figure this out ill mail you mine :biggrin:
     
  20. dmbfan73

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    i'll let you know how it goes and if it works out and it isnt too much of a pain i'll hook you up. i'm hoping i'll get it right the first time without too many headaches
     

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