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looks great....scary though, dont fancy taking something as important as a steering whell apart! :facepalm:
 

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Let's get started....
for most of the parts I used a couple thin screwdrivers,similar to those used by watch makers....

the switch shown here was the 1st to be removed.
it's the one that adjusts the hight of the headlights.it is undone from the back side.no need to be pulled out.
the replecment leds (smd) that I used are by osram, high dencity,even though the market is full from leds like them....
 

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the VSA switch and the A/C switch use 12v incadescence lamps.
there were all replaced with smd led lights each working with 1Komh resistance on the same plastic bases of the lamps!!!!....
as you may see in the next posts,on the A/C switch I installed a blue led for "cold" and a red one for "hot"...


in order to avoid all this trouble, you can import them from the U.S.A :Super Bright LEDs - Instrument Cluster and Gauge Backlights
 

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the steering wheel.

in order to remove the swiches placed on the right and the left of the steering wheel I had to remove the air bag first (very easy,proceed with no fear) by unscrewing two torx screws,one on each side.
after that I removed the aluminium styled T-plastic,the one with the net on the lower arm....
after that,all switches were removed vey easily using a Philips screw driver.the original lights were smd led's and were replaced by blue ones...
 

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this switch contains two common led light 3mm.
both were replaced with blue ones.
 

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door switches.


after removing the door cards the chip is very easy to be removed for the bottom side.
I did not know that and I've took it apart in the first place... :(

this chip has 5 common led's of 3mm each.every one was replaced by a blue one.
 

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the mirror switches.

this switch has 3 smd led's but one of them is well hidden!
to find it you have to remove the one that choses the left or the right mirror too.
Beware! it is very sensitive!
 

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the radio-cd player.

after removing th head unit as we all have seen in this site before,the front plactic plate can be seperated easily using a Philips screw driver in two places. the "on-off" knob and the "tuning" one must be removed too...

then I faced the huge chip with 11 incandescence lamps of 6 volts each.
each lamp has it's own resistance circuit.I removed them all and replaced them all with 1 Kohm each an of course 10 smd blue led's and one red for the "on-off" knob....
 

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Here is the final outcome...
I hope you like it as much as I do...:)
Enjoy...:popcorn2:
 

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wow, looks smart, very brave and very good work mate, well done!?!
 

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That's a very nice job, especially the red power on button of the radio is a nice touch!
Looks great!
 

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wish i wasnt scared of braking it! looks great :)
 

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great work mate well done....:D
 

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Impressive!!! I'm considering doing that in the near future (actually using pure white led modules). The only problem for me is dissasembling the steering wheel. I'm a little bit afraid.
 

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where did you get the lights from, and are they just plug and play, or did you have to solder?
 
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