Shift light on the cheap. - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to   Members

MEGAsquirt A place to collectively sort out this megasquirt gizmo

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-29-2010, 11:44 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 82
Total Cats: 0
Default Shift light on the cheap.

We wanted to add a shift light to our CSP car but I was to cheap to even buy an el cheapo light from ebay so we decided to make one.

DIYPNP N76 with added voltage regulator for 99/00 Miata, this is what it looked like before we made this simple change.

DB15 female two row (NOT a HD15 like used on a monitor) and a few inches of wire ($1.98)

Hyperblue mad tight LED lights from Autozone yo… ($14.99 for two, you need one)

Find WLED marked on the board and connect to pin 1 (square solder pad) and find an unused +12v and connect to pin 2 of the DB15

Solder the black wire (ground) from the LEDs to pin one of the female DB15 and solder black wire with white dashes (+12v) to pin 2

Put the case together

When mounted it almost disappears but the lights are very bright.

Enable PM5/WLED in Megatune or Tunerstudio and set to come on at what ever RPM you want it to come on, to keep it from blinking as it comes on try 50-100 for the hysteresis
engled is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2010, 11:48 PM   #2
Elite Member
iTrader: (17)
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 2,831
Total Cats: 1

video of it worrking?
WonTon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2010, 01:02 AM   #3
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Gainesville,Fl
Posts: 3,354
Total Cats: 5

Man I got my **** open right now. Don't make me go buy some leds now.
turotufas is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 52 08-28-2016 04:18 AM
Back to Stock Part Out!! Turbo Parts, MS2 Enhanced 01-05, Suspension, and MOAR! StratoBlue1109 Miata parts for sale/trade 16 10-02-2015 09:39 AM
Leaky Wilwoods mx592 Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 1 10-01-2015 12:45 AM
Odd Steering issue interestedofold Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 5 09-29-2015 01:42 PM
Another Alternator thread ihiryu General Miata Chat 9 09-28-2015 10:22 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:25 PM.