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#1: 12-22-2012, 08:54 PM
Cold Cathode Tubes in Cluster
 
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I have done the LED dash mod but I am not satisfied with the results. I used the white LEDs after removing the black dot matrix and green dye layer from the rear of the gauges. After a year or so one of the LEDs is now flashing like a strobe for the first 5 minutes after starting the car. It's annoying as hell. Besides, After removing the dot matrix layer the light intensity is uneven. Also, 2 of the LEDs I ordered appear to be a different color temperature and don't match the rest. I was thinking that since I have to pull it apart anyway, why not try something new. I was thinking of removing the cathode rings from 2 of these 12vdc 120mm computer fans with a Dremel and using them for the back-light. It looks like they will fit. Dimming won't be an option but I don't care.
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