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Old 05-28-2011, 08:23 PM   #29
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You need to remove the door panels of the car,
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No that is it the one's behind the gauges are a lot more work, Here is a pic from a old thread that rharon started.

Geez! that's a lot different than my '69 Firebird!
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Old 05-28-2011, 08:25 PM   #30
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Well I am going to be Lazy.. I am too old and too busy at work (paying for this car) to try this myself.. anyone in NJ who does this?
If so let me know, I need Lime Green
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Old 05-28-2011, 08:46 PM   #31
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For what part of the car?
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:28 PM   #32
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I'm so gonna pull out that dash circuit board one of these days.. Anyone know how difficult it is to get to?
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:34 PM   #33
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No harder then the 4 pack gauges.
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:07 PM   #34
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No harder then the 4 pack gauges.
Speaking of 4 Pack Gauges, does anyone else that has installed the HUD have a problem with the cigarette lighter on it or am I wrong that it is even able to provide power to charge or etc.
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:51 AM   #35
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Ok I am wanting to do this in the winter. I am going to change my interior accents from silver to white. I want to also change my abl to a nice blue led like what I bought from Ivan. I would also like to have it run across the dash.

Now just within the past few months I found that AAC has a dealer in Richmond,Kentucky. Would they be able to do this mod for me? Or is this something I need to go someplace else to have done? I just do not trust myself with soldering things.
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Old 09-18-2011, 08:23 PM   #36
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I just did my passenger door. Looks good but the red is way too dim. Is there another LED I should get to increase the output?

I used a 5mm LED from Radio Shack (2.6 volt, 28mA, 10mcd) and 1k-Ohm Resistors (1/4 watt, 5% tolerance). I just noticed there's a Resistor color code on the back that says First and Second color, Red = 2. Not sure what this means, I'm new to the LED world, lol. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:29 AM   #37
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I just did my passenger door. Looks good but the red is way too dim. Is there another LED I should get to increase the output?

I used a 5mm LED from Radio Shack (2.6 volt, 28mA, 10mcd) and 1k-Ohm Resistors (1/4 watt, 5% tolerance). I just noticed there's a Resistor color code on the back that says First and Second color, Red = 2. Not sure what this means, I'm new to the LED world, lol. Any help would be appreciated.
If you use a slightly smaller resistor the LED will be brighter. Try a 500ohm or even a 750.
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:53 PM   #38
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so the smaller the ohms the brighter the LED?
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Old 09-19-2011, 01:05 PM   #39
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That's correct but there is a risk of burning out your LED. Less resistance allows more current through, which makes the light brighter. Your running it "harder" though so it MAY bring down the lifetime a little. It's ok to experiment with varied resistances though, you won't hurt anything but the LED which is like 50 cents. I'm not sure which LED's you've got but I typically use ones rated at 5-10 mA and run them up to 15 mA with little to no issue. Just remember V=I*R and you can pick a resistor to run a desired current and you won't have to guess and re- solder a whole bunch.
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Old 09-19-2011, 01:30 PM   #40
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That is why you dont buy at Radio Shack, You are using the right resistor for that LED but you need a better one then that, Have you tried from any one other then Radio Shack
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Are there any other local shops that may carry stuff like this? Or should I just order off a website? I'm impatient when it comes to mods, so I tend to go for anything local where I don't have to wait for shipping.
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Old 09-19-2011, 01:38 PM   #42
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That is why you dont buy at Radio Shack, You are using the right resistor for that LED but you need a better one then that, Have you tried from any one other then Radio Shack
I need a better resistor or a better LED? Thanks for the help guys, I really appreciate it.
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