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Old 10-17-2012, 05:52 PM   #1
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Default HOW TO: over boost/ shift light in Dash cluster.

Here's a quick how to fit a shift/overboost light to your miata. stealth style.
i did this mod so i could delete my boost gauge. i use the 5th injector channel on my emanage to switch it on if boost goes too high or at my set rev point as a shift light.

i picked up a 10mm high intensity red LED today and have fitted it to the lamp holder usually used for the high beam lamp. just drill 2 holes in the back of the holder for the LED legs to come out the back AND SNAP OFF OR BEND IN THE OLD LAMP HOLDER CONTACTS.

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then its a simple matter of hooking up wire from the led to your emanage (dont forget the 470 or 560 ohm resistor). +ve for the LED to ECU power and -ve to the sub injector wire.
sorry for the crappy cell phone pics, my DSLR is away being recalibrated.
cut the blind:

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Cut the high beam icon part off your warning light blind as above. re assemble and your good to go!
as you can see, my 7 year old DIY dials are crappy and need replacing...hence the cluster removal in the first place.

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An overboost and shift light for about $2 of parts.
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