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Wanted to share with an easy upgrade I have done with my AC control unit.

Tools needed
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Bottom of the unit - three screws
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Lift the cover
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Unit goes apart connected with a wire, can get easy now to the bulbs
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Bulb holders with led's in it
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Finished product
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Looks cool I think :thumbsup:
 

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Will try,next will be the dash middle vents
 

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What can I say Borys looks nice ,but it might be painful why? because you will Burn your A/C unit soon watts on LED s are why lower than on regular bulbs I know that from my own mistakes I did Led,s on my Dome light I burned it just like that my Speedometer is Blue too now I have problems with that too when turn signal in On my odometer flash together with turn signal and that makes me more mad and mad I have new dome light and that cost me a lot.Speedometer I cant even find anywhere for my 99 cl 600 also for your Info I replaced A/c Unit and that cost me $250 for used one,so my point is LED,s are not good idea for any W140 unless you want to have resistor on each Led bulb you replace You tell me ok Borys Good Luck with that.
 

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Haku some spec on bulbs

To Suit Vehicle: Suitable for vehicle dashboard light replace
Model: T5
Fitment: T5 / 286 1.2w 5mm Wedge
Expectancy: 20,000 Hours
View Angle: 45 Degree
Voltage: 12V
Colour: Blue
Material: Plastic
Dimension: Approx 5.0(D) x 2.3(L) cm
Weight: Approx 0.6g Each Bulb

Adrian,I'm running my dash on the same led's for a year now no problems with at all.
Hopefully will stay that way - thanx for the warning anyway
 

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that is nice very nice tutorial. do you know if white leds will be white or if they have a film inside? btw are the original ones led to? plus i have whole bunch of the t5 leds(have enough to do 20 of them lol) what size is the cluster one? i know the cluster has 4 t10 and i dont know what size the small ones are
 

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Yes cluster got 4 t10's and two t5's (on newer models to light the millage and trip).I did my cluster in blue using white background with blue foil.Ac unit doesn't have no foil whatever colour led will use that will be the efect.
 

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this is a nice change of lighting ambiance. hehe
 

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thanks i think i am going to do all white led. i was about to spend $40 on ebay kit(speedo) when in fact i had those bulbs in my house:D now i have to wait for the rain to stop
 

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NICE..

I was looking at my cluster and AC units in disgust last night. I can probably figure out the LED lights needed, but where to you get the tools in the 1st pic from?
 

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Did anybody try to convert all the bulbs in the car to LED? Im asking couse, wouldnt like to have for example the cluster LED and all the rest standard..... it would look hmm........
 

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Did anybody try to convert all the bulbs in the car to LED? Im asking couse, wouldnt like to have for example the cluster LED and all the rest standard..... it would look hmm........
I want to change out every last bulb!!! I hate that dingy old illumination look. Its truly disgusting. I would pay somebody to change all the bulbs in my cars if I could find someone to do it.
 

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NICE..

I was looking at my cluster and AC units in disgust last night. I can probably figure out the LED lights needed, but where to you get the tools in the 1st pic from?
Tools ebay-cheap.
 

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