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Old 12th January 2009, 10:32   #16
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Hey Lifewater,
I would say, Excellent work, when you are sitting idle..
Dude, I think most of the people have requested you one common thing, Please post the pictures of how to take off "Instrument Cluster".

Even m existing to try my hands on, on my ride.

Waiting....
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Old 12th January 2009, 10:43   #17
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Lifewater, pretty intelligent job outhere, particlarly for people who takes immense effort to move their bums in leisure time ( I am the uncrowned king of lazyness). WIP is expected though.
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Old 13th January 2009, 07:50   #18
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After seeing this I sure will try it.
Can you please post some pics of "How to remove instrument cluster of Santro Xing" (if any)

after pondering what color will look good, came across an excellent idea. Here it is . PS Job !
Wondering if White will be possible , @Lifewater are there LED's or bulbs (incandescent) ??
Hey Abhay, Excellent man your PS jobs look preety cool. Santro has got incandescent bulbs just like the ones used in the ZEN, 800 etc.
Will post pics on how to remove the instrument cluster on Sunday after I am back home. Presently out of town.

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Hey Lifewater,
Please post the pictures of how to take off "Instrument Cluster".
Even m existing to try my hands on, on my ride.
Thanks, will do so on Sunday. Please do do

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Lifewater, pretty intelligent job outhere, WIP is expected though.
Thanks KING will post some pics on sunday
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Old 13th January 2009, 10:35   #19
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Thanks brother. ! Waiting for the snaps.
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Old 13th January 2009, 17:07   #20
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Abhay. thanks for the images.

Isnt the color of the display material slightly greenish in color? Then a pure white display wont be possible.

iam too waiting for the snaps. only then will i dare to try this.

Wont this effect guys with warranty at A.S.S?
A.S.S will definately have a problem if LEDs are used.

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Excellent job...waiting for the pics of removing the instrument panel.
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Isnt the color of the display material slightly greenish in color?

I guess there should be a green film behind , can only know once it is taken out. Lifewater will be the best one to answer this
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Isnt the color of the display material slightly greenish in color?
Yes, the display material itself has a slight greenish tint. Pure white is not possible in many speedos with such tint.

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I guess there should be a green film behind , can only know once it is taken out. Lifewater will be the best one to answer this
In some cars like the Alto, the material itself is greenish, no film is present behind.

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Wont this effect guys with warranty at A.S.S?
A.S.S will definately have a problem if LEDs are used.
Your speedo's warranty will be void the moment you open it(there are some paper warranty stickers over the screw holes).
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Life water, where are the pictures ??
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Old 17th January 2009, 16:23   #25
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Default Ok Guys Here are the pics

Hey guys seeing your enthusiasm, I got myself free early today and am posting the pics. Please bear with me in the matter of narration and tagging of the pictures. Special credit goes to akshay who kept egging me with a lot of PMs. Here you go. If you would like to thank me do so by changing your console's colour and post the pics

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Lifewater, Thanks a lot.

You make it seem so simple.
One question - as being discussed above, what was the original color of the bulbs?

I am hoping for the original bulbs to be green, so i can have a full white display with white LEDs.

LED setup = 2 x (3x3.5watt,5mm in series with 1 470e resistor)
guys, please correct me if the setup of LEDs is wrong.

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LED setup = 2 x (3x3.5watt,5mm in series with 1 470e resistor)
guys, please correct me if the setup of LEDs is wrong.
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If your are going to use blue LEDs, then it should be 3 blue LEDs in a series with 47 Ohm resistor. In case of white LEDs, it is 3 white LEDs in a series with a 82 Ohm resistor.

Refer my thread for further details:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ting-alto.html

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Life water dude, you are just amazing. Nice work, and thanks a ton for the pics.
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Lifewater, Thanks a lot.
what was the original color of the bulbs?

I am hoping for the original bulbs to be green, so i can have a full white display with white LEDs.
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@uniquemods the original bulbs are just normal incandescent ones - like headlight bulbs or the more common house light bulbs with blue coloured rubber caps.

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Life water dude, you are just amazing. Nice work, and thanks a ton for the pics.
Oh it is a pleasure. please try changing the colour of our dash and post pics.

Ciao

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just wanna know , does the older model of Getz have bulbs or LEDs on the instrument cluster as i wish to change the colour in my car as well.
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