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Hey guys i have a 1998 Sentra GXE and i want to change the instrument cluster lights to blue. Do you guys know the size and shape of the bulbs and where i can get some? thanks a lot
 

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elbow grease...
you plannin on wirin up some bigger lights?
or you just gonna take out the old ones and put in different colors?
 

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The other day I was thinking it would be cool to mount a small black light above the white face plates somehow. It would look sweet at night.
 

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it'd look nice if you find a way to put the light in the cluster...
but clusters only have one size bulbs... the small ones.

you'd have to set up a light transfering plastic piece... one that has black trim in the same spots as the cluster... then you put the black light (hidden so it's legal) up directly above the plastic cover...

the light will shine down into the plastic piece in front of the cluster, and hit the white gauges... but unless you put a 2nd one coming up from the bottom it will hit the top and it will fade down, making it hard to read your bottom gauges.

keeping in mind.. this is all make-it-yourself.
 

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then just tie the light into the cluster lights (you'd have to figure out which wire connector and wires coming off of the cluster turns the cluster lights on)
 

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the stock cluster lights use 194 wedge bulbs. you can get them in leds or in regular hyperwhite and both will look fantastic.

if you want the full face glow maybe wiring a custom gig to shine onto the face.

also check out importintelligence.com for alot of different ideas.
 

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the stock cluster lights use 194 wedge bulbs. you can get them in leds or in regular hyperwhite and both will look fantastic.

if you want the full face glow maybe wiring a custom gig to shine onto the face.

also check out importintelligence.com for alot of different ideas.
is that the same with all sentras?
 

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My 99 cluster uses 194/168 bulbs which you can get anywhere in different colors. I tried the LEDs but even the different shaped heads don't diffuse the light evenly like a bulb. You get a bright spot surrounded by drkness. I also tried a 200sx white face cluster with blacklight purple LEDs and buld but that was a waste. Just go to Advance or Autozone for some blue, or in my case red bulbs. Some Walmarts even carry colored bulbs.
 

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Hey thanks a lot! So 194/168? ok ill try autozone for those. Im planning on doing the bulb look in blue, should be pretty cool. But let me know about that blacklight idea. because that sounds tight. So if i was to get those lights for my gauge and put them in, how would i change the bulbs for the center console lights to make them all the same color?
 
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