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post #16 of 26 (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 10:12 AM
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my modified instrument cluster lights, outdoors, top down.

no trouble seeing these in bright sunlight.

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post #17 of 26 (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 02:09 PM
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forgot to mention, the added LEDs are dimmable. Notice the extra dimmer dial in the lower right of the picture. Needed that at night when they are too bright.

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post #18 of 26 (permalink) Old 06-15-2019, 10:41 AM
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I'd like to see some gauge faces with white text on black background, lit by UV lights in front. My C5 had a similar setup and it looked amazing.

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Wired up per recommendation. Worked great! Thanks all

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Excellent. Glad it worked.

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I will post a picture tomorrow

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Rob, did you find a good, convenient grounding point for the Speed Hut gauge A-pillar pod installation you completed?
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my A pillar gauges, ambient temp and oil pressure

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Rob, did you find a good, convenient grounding point for the Speed Hut gauge A-pillar pod installation you completed?
There's quite a number of threaded holes along the top metal of the windshield, under the plastic trim. I used one as a ground for my mood lights and homelink transmitter.
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Rob, did you find a good, convenient grounding point for the Speed Hut gauge A-pillar pod installation you completed?

I helped with the last install we did at his garage day. We crimped a ring terminal on the wire and ran the ground to the screw that anchors the door strut that keeps the door from opening too far. There were only a few inches of exposed wire... hardly noticeable.
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