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Old 11-14-2011, 06:27 PM   #120
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Okay, anyone have any links to DIY for the Window Switches and headlight switch? I Figure ill attack both of those before i dive into something like the speed/tac gauges or DIC. Thanks guys, i can't wait to do it. I have been reading articles on ow to solder all day and will be buying some wire soon just to play around and practice with lol.
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Old 11-14-2011, 07:08 PM   #121
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That thread is actually for a different purpose, but it'll suffice to figure out how to get it back together. The switch itself come out of the car very easily. Use fingernails and pull it towards you.

I don't think I've seen one for the window switches. Have you ever taken apart the door panel? Once it's apart, the window switches is just in a box with some plastic tabs to hold it in the door. There are two LEDs in the driver side and only one on the passenger side switches.
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:02 PM   #122
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i need help taking the 4 gauges apart and changing the led on it
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Old 11-14-2011, 11:30 PM   #123
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Black, the LEDs in the 4Pack are pretty easy, comparitively speaking... In fact, of all the lights I have done, these were definately the easiest.

I may have mine off again this weekend, so when I do, I'll take some pics (I'm not planning to take the guages completely apart again, but I think I can show what needs to be done...). Let me know if you need me to do that.

And Kumar, If you can use a screwdriver and a soldering gun, you won't need any help.
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:03 PM   #124
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My best advice for any gauges is to use two spoons to pry up on the needles...and make sure you wipe off the gauge faces before you put it back together, fingerprints can be a huge eyesore...

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Old 11-15-2011, 11:39 PM   #125
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Black, the LEDs in the 4Pack are pretty easy, comparitively speaking... In fact, of all the lights I have done, these were definately the easiest.

I may have mine off again this weekend, so when I do, I'll take some pics (I'm not planning to take the guages completely apart again, but I think I can show what needs to be done...). Let me know if you need me to do that.

And Kumar, If you can use a screwdriver and a soldering gun, you won't need any help.
i would like some pictures thanks.. and i have never changed my leds yet and im planing on doing it really soon. when i change them do i just take the led off and put the other one on? or is there a way to take them off
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Old 11-16-2011, 12:21 AM   #126
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i would like some pictures thanks.. and i have never changed my leds yet and im planing on doing it really soon. when i change them do i just take the led off and put the other one on? or is there a way to take them off
There's quite a few videos on YouTube that show how to swap these leds out, especially if you search for scion tc...I would post a few but i figure there may be one that you will find to be a better lesson than what i might think of as better...

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Old 11-16-2011, 11:14 PM   #127
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I have just had done all my LED swap in all the switches, gauge cluster, and the four pack in the entire vehicle (except radio which is next). While I took everything apart I used creektrack@yahoo.com referenced in the first post to swap the LEDs for me. He was very quick by doing everything the day he got the package and the next morning mailing it back out. I took lots of pics for reference on reinstall and you just have to take it slow and be VERY easy with the parts. I have installed everything and looks and works perfect. I highly recommend him for a simple fast solution. I can do electrical and mechanical, but more precise work like circuit boards I will just leave to the more steady hand lol. Here are some pics of the finished work.
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Old 11-16-2011, 11:17 PM   #128
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Looks very good. I'm jealous over your dash ABL. I need to just do mine and get it over with,lol.
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Old 11-17-2011, 12:27 AM   #129
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Thanks. The dash ABL was pretty easy. Once I get radio done it will all be red and white. Much better than the blue it came with.
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:34 AM   #130
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I think there's a demon in your tach. You should get that taken care of.
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:16 AM   #131
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I think there's a demon in your tach. You should get that taken care of.
Ok, I WAS joking about that, but I thought that red image that looks like a face reminded me of something. Then I remembered! After leaving a concert one night, I got in my car and looked through the door window....and....saw that face. I took a picture and just found it on my phone.

Great...our Camaro's are haunted.
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:40 AM   #132
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Wow didn't even see that till now and both images look identical. I guess that's my cars sinister coming out. Good eye for the evil.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:36 AM   #133
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Looks great!
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:37 PM   #134
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Haha now this DIY is really starting to scare me.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:44 PM   #135
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:04 PM   #136
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Hey all -- absolutely love this mod! If I wanted to have the red ring and everything else white (including the DIC) like pictured previously, how many red LEDs do I need compared to the white LEDs? And just to make sure, it's all PLCC-2s?
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