Here's an option for you... The bulb holder snaps into a square hole on the back side of the binnacle. I drilled a 3/8" round hole to match the diameter of a standard round bulb holder I found on-line, put in an LED bulb and viola! While I was at it, I extended the wires that run to the LED bulbs so I can more easily access them later. Now I have a well lit and easily serviceable set-up. Since I replaced all my other dash bulbs with LEDs, I can actually see my instruments while driving at night In actuality, my project was a bit more involved as I replaced my broken binnacle as well. The replacements don't have the provision for lights so I went all McGiver and modified it with parts from my original, a dremmel cutting wheel and some epoxy. You can get new translucent stickers from SafariHP. Here are some photos. While you are at it, replacing the original plastic mounting frame with a new metal one makes for a very solid and durable installation. No more wobble when adjusting the fan or temperature controls.
These universal light bulb socket assemblies are great for replacing missing or old and outdated sockets. They are designed to work with all 3-3/8" Speedway gauges and come with a plastic gauge socket which features a two wire 5" pigtail. For all 3-3/8" body diameter Speedway gaugesPlastic...
Finally looking at upgrading the head unit in my truck. Over the last few years I have looked on and off at a flip up style, and finally decided I want to get rid of my old head unit and go for a flip up.
I am wanting to have expandability for sat nav, and a reverse camera as well.
Well this Thread is a very popular thread on a couple other forums that I frequent. So, I thought I'd give it a go on here too..
I after a little Blasphemous session got my new windscreen and seal installed.
Starting a separate thread on the 230 & 250 inline 6 cylinder engine conversions.
This engine conversion will bolt in and out of a 90/119/130 without vehicle modifications, like the 292 making it an easy, inexpensive weekend conversion.
Since the 230 and 250 blocks are 2" shorter than the 292...