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Old 02-13-2011, 10:39 PM
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Exclamation Dashboard Lights (Instrument Cluster)

I was just wondering if anybody had information on how to change the green lighting in the instrument cluster to a different color (blue led). I haven't checked much into this seeing this is the best place to find information..

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Old 02-13-2011, 10:52 PM
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I will make it simple for ya... Its cannot be done. Just gonna have to wait to hope someone will come out with an aftermarket cluster.
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I will make it simple for ya... Its cannot be done. Just gonna have to wait to hope someone will come out with an aftermarket cluster.
im guessing that means that there are not bulbs?
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nope its some sort of light pad that is soldered to the cluster, and no one has come up with a replacement.
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:10 PM
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there was someone a few months back who posted about a company who was developing something for our trucks, but in the mean time, Reid is correct, there is nothing we can do now, it is an electro-luminescence thing going on in there, no bulbs....
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alrighty, thanks for the input guys.
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http://www.blackcatcustom.com/
Is the company what was developing the clusters for our trucks. I emailed them back in December and they told me something was coming out first thing in the new year, Shoot them a email they might have something!
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They are still showing only till 2004 !
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I just emailed them to ask about it.
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They should have done blue EL. Though I know the teal green is a theme across most of the Chrysler lineup. Even the newest cherokee is teal green.

It reminds me too much of the first EL watches and alarm clocks.
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