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DOHCVTEC190 had his 4th gen for sale not to long ago. i was looking through his pictures on another FS thread, i think from honda-tech.com or something. anyways, i saw a picture of his dash. he had successfully turned his dash lights from the stock blueish green color, to a very nice blue. does anyone know what he used? or remember him saying anything about it when he did it
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INT: Color Change Fuel/Temp 4th gen


moved cuz this is more 4G-related
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thanks man.....after readin bout this tut...personally i wouldnt do this IMO
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:17 AM
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I was riding in a Suby where the guy did this. I like it very much
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anyways, i saw a picture of his dash. he had successfully turned his dash lights from the stock blueish green color, to a very nice blue.
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yes...how do you do this for the speedometer? and yes neck i saw how to do it for the fuel/temp and clock, but its not the same for the speedo is it?
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The same as the fuel/temp, blue acetate.
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if you have EL gauges, its the exact same procedure as the fuel/temp gauges
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just getting that piece of plastic and putting it behind there?
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No, I broke my speedometer trying this. The face plate that has all the numbers on it has the see through blue plastic built(pressed) into it. So would have to cut it out or get a new plate.
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is there any way to change the speedo if you dont have el gauges?
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No, I broke my speedometer trying this. The face plate that has all the numbers on it has the see through blue plastic built(pressed) into it. So would have to cut it out or get a new plate.
Wrong, wrong, wrong. I've done this to the EL and nonEL gauges. See here for pics of the nonEL, but the process is the same:
http://simnets.com/gallery2/v/prelud...ges/?g2_page=3

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is there any way to change the speedo if you dont have el gauges?
See my above link, it looks like sh!t though. EL FTW.
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looks pretty cool even on nonEL. light is not distributed the same throughout though, the only downfall of modding the nonEL.
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yes like that. are those your gauges? im looking for some vtec el gauges right now so i can do the blue conversion. but im going to do the fuel temp guages soon because i can use the ones i have. what did you use to replace the plastic?
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yes like that. are those your gauges? im looking for some vtec el gauges right now so i can do the blue conversion. but im going to do the fuel temp guages soon because i can use the ones i have. what did you use to replace the plastic?

read the link i posted, it explains it all.
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yes like that. are those your gauges? im looking for some vtec el gauges right now so i can do the blue conversion. but im going to do the fuel temp guages soon because i can use the ones i have. what did you use to replace the plastic?
Those are mine. (Notice the 4ws light in the upper right? )

I used 3 layers of blue acetate:
http://www.misterart.com/store/view/...etate-Film.htm

These are some pics from the nonEL gauges but the idea is the same:
http://simnets.com/gallery2/v/prelud...ges/?g2_page=4
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