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Technical Better lighting for MOON gauges?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 6-bangertim, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. 6-bangertim
    Joined: Oct 3, 2011
    Posts: 323

    from California

    I have the trip-gauge set from MOON, only the voltmeter is easy to read at night - despite being futher away (mounted under the dash). Oil and water gauges are mounted in the dash, next to the key-switch. (HATED that a PO cut into the dash - but it is a good, visible location.) Seems like the gaps to let the light in are larger in the voltmeter, than the water and oil.

    Is there a BRIGHTER bulb I could try in the socket? I can't think of a way to split the gauge apart to tune-up the gauge-face gap a little, for more light. Any ideas? Thanks, Tim
  2. 19Eddy30
    Joined: Mar 27, 2011
    Posts: 906

    from VA

    Yes, & there is a bulb spec chart ,
    Also led spec chart
  3. WDobos
    Joined: Jan 7, 2007
    Posts: 225


    I installed led bulbs in my SWs and that did the trick
  4. dicer2000
    Joined: May 25, 2016
    Posts: 69


    Would you mind posting a pic of how you mounted your gauges? Thanks

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