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Old 06-08-2010, 10:02 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Interior lighting (dash)

I searched but cant seem to find info about replacing the lights on the dash, like the ones for the switches as such, a few on the climate controls are out, couple of the 4x4 lights, light switch lights, Ive found some info on the steering wheel lights.. gm sure went cheap on these as alot of mine are burned out..

is there a DIY about taking the dash apart to replace these?

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Old 06-08-2010, 10:05 AM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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if you search for led gauge cluster there are a few write ups on how to take the dash apart and replace the bulbs with LEDs (different colors). Alot of ppl want to change the color of the dash lights and the way in which they are doing it is replacing them with leds.
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:13 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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I see, Ill search that, I dont want to mess with LED's and resistors and that crap, just want to make half the lights work again.

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Old 06-08-2010, 11:26 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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Lol Ya I hear ya it seems to be kind of a pain I was going to look into changing all my interior lights to blue but it seems like quite the project
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def want to do this looks sick
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I know exactly how to do it just have to find the time.....and patience lol
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I did my ENTIRE interior....all Red LEDS.....honestly it was dirt easy. I think overall project with everything cost me $29.00 and about 5 hours of my time. I think the hardest piece that I did was the interior light dimmer panel.....and it's well worth it because the LEDs should outlast my truck.
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I've got a couple lights out that and its really starting to piss me off Lol after 12hours in your truck of straight driving you start to notice everything and now it really irritates me so I have to get to It eventually..... the question I have is that the factory bulbs are so small behind the instrument panels how do you fit a 3 mm led and resistor behind the control?
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anyone have a link to something that shows how to take the dash and controls apart to get to the lights? Thank you.
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I've got a couple lights out that and its really starting to piss me off Lol after 12hours in your truck of straight driving you start to notice everything and now it really irritates me so I have to get to It eventually..... the question I have is that the factory bulbs are so small behind the instrument panels how do you fit a 3 mm led and resistor behind the control?
Honestly......3MM LED's W/Resistors fit VERY well behind everything except the steering wheel controls.....there is more space than you would think.
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