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Old 14th October 2008, 01:52   #91
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Well, The simple solution to that is using Gelatin Paper. Or use those bulbs people put on their bikes. Also, in the next few days, expect a brighter setup for the dio.
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Please post a guide for Swift...I tried it but could not quite succeed :(
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Old 14th October 2008, 16:09   #93
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I want to change the SX4 dash light from white to Orange. How many LED light does it have ?
Anyone got lucky with the SX4?
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Old 10th December 2008, 18:40   #94
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Tried it on my zen today,it didnt work out coz the zeb speedo has its numbers printed on a green film,no matter what bulbs u put it still emits the same green light,however i replaced them with philips blue vision,the good side is that the speedo is become more bright and lively,rst all the a.c,rear wiper/wash buttons i removed the green condom and it glows orange,looks ok...not really pleasing though.

I am thinking of filing some leds,and moutning them near the footboard and connect them to each door switch,so that every time a particular door opens the floor board has a nice glow to it....what say?
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Old 11th December 2008, 19:04   #95
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Anyone got lucky with the SX4?
LOL, you make it sound like something else.

Even I'm dying to find out though. Saw the DIY on the Baleno (the red one) and wanted a blue one for my SX4 but couldn't even start since I cannot locate any mechanism for removing the instrument cluster thingy. A detailed guide with photos would be hugely appreciated! I'm about as deft with these activities as a troll would be so...
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Old 12th December 2008, 01:25   #96
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My not so very successful attempt in bluing baleno. 3 5mm leds with 68ohm resistor 6 sets.
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Old 12th December 2008, 11:47   #97
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My not so very successful attempt in bluing baleno. 3 5mm leds with 68ohm resistor 6 sets.

that's because as previously stated the led's focus on a particular angle !! if possible change the angel and change resistor to 100ohm you will find the difference.. how much bulbs you have taken it into series or parallel soldering is done..
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My not so very successful attempt in bluing baleno. 3 5mm leds with 68ohm resistor 6 sets.
Did you sand down the LEDs to a matte finish? also did you file the tips to flat ones? if not please try doing that and see the difference. Also try 3 LED's in a series with a 47 Ohms 1/4 watt resistor.

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Old 12th December 2008, 18:09   #99
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i sanded all of them with paper but didnt flatten it, maintained the round dome on top. its three in series with 68 ohm resistors. the two set behind speedo and rpm are with 47ohms.
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i sanded all of them with paper but didnt flatten it, maintained the round dome on top.
Flatten the top completely, im sure the spread of light will be much better after that. Also use 47ohms 1/4watt resistors for all sets.
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Guys anyone tried this on a Xing? Is it possible to change the instrument cluster lights to blue or white?
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Old 16th December 2008, 22:20   #102
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Hello folks,
I don't know whether this is the right thread to my post.But I've just done a DIY in my car. Let the pictures do the talking. Sorry for poor quality pictures,it was pitch dark and shot in my mobile cam: overall cost Rs3. Please post your valuable suggestions..Cheerscheers:
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Old 20th December 2008, 11:50   #103
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I think its a stupid question .

Is it the STAR or the Light on the "D".
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can somebody tell me how to open Old Palio's instrument cluster for such mod, plz?
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Nice DIY thread.

@ arungee6 : Where did you get those license plates from?
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