LED dash light upgrade

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Jules Dielen
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LED dash light upgrade

#1 Post by Jules Dielen » Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:16 pm

See your instruments and warning lights even on the brightest sunny days!

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Complete plug and play LED upgrade for all gauges and all check lights. Plug and play, just like replacing a light bulb. No modifications needed, they plug right into the stock bulb holder. Vintage white, so they look 100% authentic, just much brighter. The check lights get color LEDs for warm, vibrant colors even when the lenses are faded.

Available in 6v and 12v.

$70-$80.

2 year warranty. Please check out our website at www.vintagetraderaz.com for other easy DIY LED upgrades for your 356!

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#2 Post by Vince W. Finaldi » Wed Jan 05, 2022 5:17 pm

Just bought a full set (including third brake light) for my 57 Speedster. Looking forward to installing them!!!

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#3 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:15 pm

You'll be happy like I am with the improvement.

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#4 Post by DaveErickson » Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:56 pm

Jules, are these LED's dimmable? It would be nice to add a dimmer for dash lights to be able to set to personal preference.

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#5 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:36 pm

Hi Dave, they are somewhat dimmable. #1 target was to brighten up the gauges so you can see what is going on..
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#6 Post by DaveErickson » Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:32 pm

Maybe something like this would work (low voltage PWM dimmer):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/363326305258?h ... SwDYJgUuNd

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#7 Post by Jules Dielen » Fri Jan 07, 2022 1:21 am

My latest version of the dash lights is fully dimmable Dave
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#8 Post by Jules Dielen » Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:55 pm

No need for external dimmers, no mods needed.
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#9 Post by DaveErickson » Mon Jan 17, 2022 12:16 am

Jules, how do you dim your LED dash lights?

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#10 Post by Wes Bender » Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:17 am

That might be a trade secret Dave, unless by "you" you mean the driver. Twist the knob ccw.
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#11 Post by Jules Dielen » Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:19 am

Hi Dave, they dim with the stock rheostat. Just like your stock lighting.
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#12 Post by Vince W. Finaldi » Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:41 pm

Installed the exterior and gauge LED lights/flasher relay that I ordered from Jules into my 57 speedster over the weekend. Simple! Took about 30 minutes total and everything works beautifully. Instructions were easy to follow and the lights are very bright. Thanks for the great products Jules! -Vince

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#13 Post by Nanette Reid » Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:26 am

Just realised I hadn't given Jules two thumbs up for his wonderful 6v dash lights!
Finally, I can actually see how fast I'm going at night; now I'm just waiting for his H4 LED headlights to make an entrance, so that driving at night is rather less hair raising . . . . :P

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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#14 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:02 pm

Thank you very much for the feedback Vince and Nanette!

12v drop in LED headlights in 'vintage white' available early next week, plug and play! 6v in the works as well!
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Re: LED dash light upgrade

#15 Post by Paul S Zuchowski » Fri Jan 21, 2022 3:54 pm

I love mine as well. I also converted all of my external lights (except headlights and license plate lights) as well. Thanks a lot Jules. They look fantastic and your service is first rate. I'll be in line for those 6V headlight bulbs when they are ready.

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