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Lightbulb Dash Cluster Bulbs

I am looking to replace the stock cluster bulbs with colored LED's to color the gauges . Chevy told me the cluster was "non-serviceable." Any one know the size of the bulbs in the cluster? Thank you.
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They are all 12 volt bulbs. as far as size here's one.

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a 5mm, 12v LED would be youre best option. you'd need 6 total for a basic swap
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Does this go for the leds in the steering wheel and auto shift lights?


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Does this go for the leds in the steering wheel and auto shift lights?
steering wheel LED's will be 3mm and are a PITA to do, the shift indicator is one bulb. 5mm will work for it
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Here is the difference between a bulb and a 5mm LED.


If you don't want the light to come out from the tip of the LED just grind or file it flat. This forces the light to come out the sides and avoids a bright spot.

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Thanks for the numbers, are these typical wedge style bulbs?
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They are called twin leads and are probably close to the same as the ones you find in a dash wedge bulb. I can give you a part number for the LEDs if I can find it. Ordered mine from....
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anyone have pictures of the inside of the cluster? I'd like to make mine light up red like my friend's g5

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I think Acoutu has a thread on here with pictures.

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