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    Default dash convertion is it hard

    Am thinking of starting doing conversions on the vecs getting some switches to try out to practice is it hard to do I've not really solderd before mind

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    It's not 2 bad. A bit fiddley though. I used the wrong soldering iron

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    What kind would I need like also what sort of leds

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    You'll need plcc 4 LEDs there is a how to somewhere think the cd player is plcc 2. There tiny. I messed my cd player up and had to get a new 1 £20 from scrappys. Haven't done that yet though

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    get a temp controlled one,a good pair of tweezers,its when you get to the steering wheel controls

    http://www.google.com/imgres?q=pics+...25&tx=92&ty=51

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    Cheers guys looking at that pictures looks a nightmare lol

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    As said it isn't to bad but patients is key. I burnt out loads of LEDs when I done mine but I didn't have a temp controlled iron

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    I had it done recently and it looks great
    photo (6).jpg

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    Read this too. It'll help you immensely.
    I'm in the market for a temp controlled soldering station, can anyone recommend one with changeable tips?

    http://www.talkingelectronics.com/pr...ing/Page1.html

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    If you got a CD70 , the leds are 0805's. They ARE fiddly!

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