Installation Time: Afternoon
June 16, 2012
Take Your Time
My recommendation would be not to expect to just whip out this install. Take your time and it will be worth it.
The directions are straight forward and easy to understand.
But to parrot other reviews - if you want to retain your factor dimmer instead of using the one provided this is what I did and it worked perfectly.
Cut off the dimmer provided. Attach the red wire cut off from the provided dimmer to the other red wire from the transformer and splice them both into the gray or brown center wire from the headlight switch, (the largest wire in the center of the harness). This is your power.
Next, splice the red with black stripe wire from the supplied dimmer previously cut off to the blue and white stripe wire in the corner of the headlight switch. This will assure your factory dimmer switch controls the new white gauge dimness.
I grounded the remaining red with black stripe wire from the transformer to the black bolt on the right side attached to the frame and it worked perfectly.
VERY IMPORTANT. Just like others have said. Make sure to glue down these white faced gauges to your factory cluster. This is a must if you don't want your needles sticking. Those that say you don't have to do this step will have problems down the road. I just bought some Krazy glue with a brush and painted the glue onto the back of the white face pieces careful not to paint glue over the wiring but only on the corners.
Be careful slipping them over your needles and test your needles before final install to assure they are not sticking.
They look great at night. And they are more of a glow than a crisp clean precise look, but they are very clear and readable. And very bright. I think, like me, you'll find yourself dimming them a bit.
Overall, great custom look for a decent price.