Instrument Cluster Visual Appearance Change?

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Hi guys! My first post here, looking for answers, advice, hints and ideas from what I see is an awesome group! Thanks for accepting me!
Has anyone here, transplanted or swapped the black/green instrument gauges, with the white/off white ones? OR- replacing bulbs with LED bulbs, to change that green hue to another color?
My goal is to make my dim gauge cluster more visible during the day, AND change the dimmer green illumination. I drive a 2010 Adrenalin, with pictured cluster. Any help would be obliged!
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Weird how your Adren has the black face too.... You can swap the cluster but may need to program the computer, but may not if its the same style....
You can change to led...
 

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Yeah, I was thinking Swapping with the white faced ones like on some other ones. The problem I’m having is that in sunny afternoons, there is much shadow cast in the cluster and it gets too dark to read. A white face plate would fix this. Turning on cluster, even to brightest setting, marginally helps.
 

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Some were white
 

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Yours looks brand new!
Ugh, I just bought 69.9k miles! It was a northern car, like Illinois. Took today to get service. Took service well, but Tech showed me the rust infestation of the undercarriage! Not good at all. Serves me right buying sight unseen. Live and learn, should have sent inspector, but to get I bought it “as was”, since there was almost a bidding war on it. Have been emailing people that do sand blasting to see if it could be tackled, then treated. I don’t know much about under carriage rust since being here in Texas it’s rare. It’s my hope it could be remedied. I read somewhere that it takes decades for rust to rust thru anyway, some relief there. Praying it turns out well. Everything else on the truck is spotless!
 
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I knew I would keep mine for a long time - it’s rust proofed and undercoated plus it has an electrical ionizer that is supposed to help - it’s all worked so far. I might get it undercoated again just to make it look black again in the spring
 

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I knew I would keep mine for a long time - it’s rust proofed and undercoated plus it has an electrical ionizer that is supposed to help - it’s all worked so far. I might get it undercoated again just to make it look black again in the spring
I want to keep going on mine, it’s been my dream truck- so I’ll put the little money as I can to make it right! Looking at you Adrenalin, just gave me the “ganas” to keep forging ahead!
Yours is very nice, hope you enjoy for a very long time! Cheers.
 

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I keep holding on you it - I have a 2018 GT350R and a 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S for summer cars - this helps keep the miles down on the truck and helps keep it nice
 

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Hi guys! My first post here, looking for answers, advice, hints and ideas from what I see is an awesome group! Thanks for accepting me!
Has anyone here, transplanted or swapped the black/green instrument gauges, with the white/off white ones? OR- replacing bulbs with LED bulbs, to change that green hue to another color?
My goal is to make my dim gauge cluster more visible during the day, AND change the dimmer green illumination. I drive a 2010 Adrenalin, with pictured cluster. Any help would be obliged!View attachment 2816
i want to do LED's on my 2010 ST LTD. haven't gotten around to it yet. black, almost worn out, needs paint. waiting for spring time...... i wanna know how this works out for you.... good luck
 

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Ok, I found this: though it has different years described on the eBay post, it might be worth the try. If not, I can always return. I will post result in the near future!
 

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Both my 2010 were white.... even my pos XLT 2010 were white..
Ford did dumb stuff for a while.
 

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Yeah odd. But I wanted to get one of these for a while, so it wasn’t a deal breaker. I thought I could figure out down the road.
 

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