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Old 07 December 2009, 10:23 PM
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Just noticed he`s in the states, any issues getting them, customs etc ?
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Old 07 December 2009, 10:53 PM
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Got mine from ultraleds.co.uk as they were cheap at the time but have a huge range (all in stock too). That was about a year ago though.
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Old 08 December 2009, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by The Rig View Post
Just noticed he`s in the states, any issues getting them, customs etc ?
Sorry they were just an example. These was the exact bulbs and seller I used. Very good service!! 10 X T10 BLUE INVERTED WEDGE AUTO LAMP BULB LED'S on eBay (end time 12-Dec-09 12:02:32 GMT)
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Old 01 January 2010, 06:02 PM
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cool,mine arrived and i fitted them yesterday,i have the early dials but with the manual speedo cable,from the pics above you all have electronic speedos so dials alot easier to remove,so i cheated and removed the plastic facia cover/dials/needles and fitted the bulbs this way,took about 15 mins or so,they look very nice,only downside is my greddy gauges are green dialled so changing the bulb wont do anything,but hey,all good !!

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Old 01 January 2010, 06:30 PM
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Piccy?
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Old 01 January 2010, 07:15 PM
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Not the best pics but you et the idea,shame my greddy guages are green,cant change them as the facia inside the dial is actually green with a clear bulb illuminating it

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Old 01 January 2010, 08:06 PM
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Very nice indeed.

I notice your needles don't light up any better than mine do, the little ones in particular disappear at night pretty much.

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Old 01 January 2010, 11:49 PM
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Probably because the needles are red, which reflect only red light, of which there is plenty in a white bulb, but NONE much in a blue.

Yerar 10 physics
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Old 02 January 2010, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by alcazar View Post
Probably because the needles are red, which reflect only red light, of which there is plenty in a white bulb, but NONE much in a blue.

Yerar 10 physics
but why do subaru then put a green cap on a white bulb making it green thus still not liting the needle up !

maybe the guy didnt do yr 10 physics either
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Old 02 January 2010, 04:58 PM
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The green cap allows green light through, but also some white, since it's NOT a perfect green filter.

Thus it will illuminate the needles.

On my 98 car, the needles are easily visible.
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Old 02 January 2010, 06:29 PM
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What's a yerar?

My bulbs haven't been changed yet, but i still have this problem, which is why i was interested in this thread.

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Old 02 January 2010, 07:08 PM
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A yerar is an Ungualian term for a time interval between 364 and 366 solar days.

It's also a typo.
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Old 02 January 2010, 07:10 PM
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There is also a lerap yerar, which is generally 366 solar days, and occurs every frour yerars
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Old 03 January 2010, 12:12 AM
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Slight hijack but how do you get to the bulbs that light up the heater controls in an MY99 (RB5) dash?
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Old 04 January 2010, 08:00 AM
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Guys

very intersting thread

does anyone want to sell me the green caps for the dash pod and heater controls?

I have blue dials on the dash, hear controls and the 3 lamco guages - all very pretty but i'm a bit of a 'standard' guy and want to return to factory fresh. mines a 94 model with mech speedo cable

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Old 04 January 2010, 10:52 AM
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Tried colouring the bulbs with a permanent green marker?
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Old 04 January 2010, 11:21 AM
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why do you all think its hard work to remove mechanical clocks. i have done it a million times now. (for good reason and my dials are white with white light )

all you have to do is pull of the speedo cable from the back of the clocks and then when youwant to put it back on. go out side open your bonnet and remove the speedo cable from gearbox. this will allow you to pull it though enough to put it back on the clocks and refit. then just pop it back in the gearbox.

i have used 501 white led bulbs and they dont light up my needles. i have the silve lockwood dials faces and im debating to put green caps on the leds to go with my defi's

clocks back out this week i think lol
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Old 07 October 2010, 04:29 AM
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Hi just to hijack this thread can anyone tell me the bulbs that go into the heater dash (and how to get it out fully) and what bulbs go into the buttons around the dash ie: light up the hazzard, front fog button when you turn the main lights on.

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Old 07 October 2010, 09:51 AM
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Heater dash, I dunno, but the warning lights for switches use a tiny wire-ended bulb, available from Maplins, around 1.20.

This: http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=1954

But the site says out of stock
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Old 15 October 2010, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by blu-scoob View Post
I have the early dials and have no trouble with the needles.

Thats exactly what mine look like, much better than the green!
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Old 15 October 2010, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by blueg14rep View Post
Thats exactly what mine look like, much better than the green!
In what way better? Your choice, yes, but better? I think not. I like mine green and the Defis, all 5 of 'em, green too.
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Old 30 November 2010, 07:40 PM
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Just been looking at doing this to mine and noticed on the pics that 'The Rig' has his greddy gauges where the controls for the heating should be how do you control the heaters???
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Old 30 November 2010, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by jason_2801 View Post
Just been looking at doing this to mine and noticed on the pics that 'The Rig' has his greddy gauges where the controls for the heating should be how do you control the heaters???

Hi,Controls are relocated into the glovebox
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Old 30 November 2010, 08:35 PM
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Spot on was it pretty easy to do want something like this for mine although need to convert it from uk to jdm spec first
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Old 30 November 2010, 08:40 PM
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yeah,quite easy,as all the dials are electronic, you just extend the wiring to each "****" LOL as such and just make a new mounting for them in the glovebox,just used some carpeted mdf stuff and cut to shape of the glovebox and supported accordingly with a few bolts,looks sweet.
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Old 30 November 2010, 08:42 PM
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This is a very old pic, i have now coloured the carpet black so looks much more natural and put bungs where the a/c recirc buttons where near the greddy gauges

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Anyone got a definitive answer on the bulbs used for the MY00 Turbo 2000 dash? I've read they're smaller than 501's but I don't know the name for them.

Can you get them on eBay in red and blue?
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Old 27 September 2011, 07:38 PM
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AFAIK they are W5W aka 501's.
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Old 20 October 2011, 08:05 PM
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Can you put that into English please?

Or are you trying to SELL the OBD readers?
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Old 15 February 2012, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by ksg10 View Post
Anyone got a definitive answer on the bulbs used for the MY00 Turbo 2000 dash? I've read they're smaller than 501's but I don't know the name for them.

Can you get them on eBay in red and blue?
Yep they are smaller then the 501's! The fuel side is a 501 but the other 4 are smaller
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