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Finally!!! Glo-gauges pics added

Well today my parents and my sis went to trade in her 03 eclipse for and 04 TSX so i told them(sis and mom) keep my dad out there till i was finished installing the gauges and i did them in maybe an hour and a half. Sorry i didnt have a cam to take pics for a DIY but if anyone needs sum help (more for the n00bs than the experts) ill def help, i also put red 194 bulbs, and a brushed aluminum bezel around the gauges. ill be sure to have some pics of how the red 194's look with the orange needle looks fly in the day cant wait for tonight to see it. One thing i advise anyone is to cut the hole for the trip odo at the bottom and also use fabric glue not tape, also be careful with the needles. I had a prob with mine at first the speedo wouldnt move i was doing 0 all the time lol but i took everything out again and fixed em so it works fine now. I also put a red bulb in the shifter area looks hot at night, can the ECT bulb be changed?? one bad thing i lost the bulb and socket for the abs light i think so i switched the broken taillight one to that b/c no need for an indictor for a broken tail that wont cause any probs right? pics will come tonight

anoda question i see the ignition bulb but how on earth do i get to it, it right behind the black trim (my gen 3 the ignition is on the dash itself)

chekc out the pics:

not the best but ill use my bro's cam tom much better pics
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the red complements the orange needle extremely well, on to my next mod which is the s2000 antenna conversion, mine is busted trunk fills with water all the time
 

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Dainfamusgc said:

anoda question i see the ignition bulb but how on earth do i get to it, it right behind the black trim (my gen 3 the ignition is on the dash itself)
Pop the black ring out with a thin flathead screwdriver. There will be a clear plastic piece behind it. Remove that as well and there should be one #74 bulb there.

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good to hear. maybe you can help me out on something on the 194bulbs those are just pull and plug type bulbs right ? because i heard something about bulbs being solder into the board and i wasn't sure if it was the 194 bulbs. and how many did you get.
 

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bassthrive said:
Pop the black ring out with a thin flathead screwdriver. There will be a clear plastic piece behind it. Remove that as well and there should be one #74 bulb there.
- Paul
Yea i see the bulb but its a small space to get to it maybe a bird pliers? is there anyway it would stay on wire it up differently




bowlofturtle said:
good to hear. maybe you can help me out on something on the 194bulbs those are just pull and plug type bulbs right ? because i heard something about bulbs being solder into the board and i wasn't sure if it was the 194 bulbs. and how many did you get.
yea they are just plug out and plug in the new ones, and i used 4 194's for the back for the "D" light i just put the "L" light into the D one. I put in red 194's and they look really crisp i also put a red one in the shifter area looks good, my friends think i should go blue in the shifter area any thoughts, check out the pics not clear but ill use my bro's 5MP cam tom so you can see it better
 

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very easy i wish i did the DIY for you guys but i had to do this b4 my paranoid dad came back, i took about 2 hrs if not less and that was b/c as a first time u go through slowly, but really shouldnt even take you an hour.

Very simple if you read up and do some research and we got some great guys here willing to help including me, PM/email me at anytime for any help or AIM: dainfamusgc

For example, i had to take everything back out after my speedo gauge keep getting stuck at 20 mph then it stayed at 0 after driving for a bit, when i came back i took it out again, within 5 minutes i has the gauge opened with my hand on the needle making it spin smoother.

All im saying is if you know what you're about shouldnt even take an hour. Once you get it out, you take some fabric glue (i had to pay $8 for a bottle, only to use hardly any of it, if anyone needs it, its here) and paste the faces on and put the wires through the notches, change any bulbs at the back if you want and start redoing everything. The wiring is simple took me five minutes on the brown clip the grren wire on the top gets power when the headlights turn on just splice that wire and get power from there and ground it to one of the 10mm screws in the backof the cluster. The best place to put the switch is in the spare change (u need to take out this and the black part behind it) thats about it.

P.S. my dimmer on the cam dims the red 194's and the dimmer for the gauges dims the gauges just saying b/c i remember someone having probs with this

Anyone need any help whatsoever contact me sorry for the long post just wanna help some peeps around here i feel like ive been helped like crazy
 

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i'll Aim you when i get a chance to because i still have to do a lot of research on these gauges. I wanna get everything done once in a nice 4-6 hours timeframe.
 
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