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Dash illumination

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by batwad, Nov 26, 2006.

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What level do you set your dash illumination at?

  1. As low as it will go

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    5.3%
  2. Dim (not Tim, Nice But...)

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  3. Just enough thanks

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  4. Full tilt (where are my sunglasses?)

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  1. batwad

    batwad Member

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    Now the dark nights are well and truly here and a lot of us are doing more driving in the dark I was wondering what level people have their dash illumination at. Personally I like it as bright as possible cos I love the glow of the red needles on the white dials.
     
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  3. Rev-head

    Rev-head Active Member

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    so i can see them...:think:....lol
     
  4. mattpanton

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    I find full tilt is too much, so have them just down slightly
     
  5. L1 HCS

    L1 HCS Active Member

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    dash illumination - brightest setting all year round! otherwise when its dim I think the battery is dying..
     
  6. SteveS

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    brightest setting for me too.
     
  7. marmite

    marmite Counting the Tesco Club points

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    nice and bright.......Like the owner..!!:thumbsup:
     
  8. jojo

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    Turn it to full whack, then lower it a little, it's nice at full brightness, but too bright for my likings, I think maybe that I wear glasses doesn't help... it also annoys me that all the other illuminated parts of the car goes down with the clocks, I like the red ambience under the ashtray at full whack, but the clocks is just too much. :(
     
  9. Peloton

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    I always have it full pelt unless doing long motorway drives where streetlights aren't so common, so the eyes adjust to the lower levels better.
     
  10. arthurfuxake

    arthurfuxake Controversial & Contradictive

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    I like how you can turn off the dash lights in the SAAB, and just the needle and small area of the speedo are lit.

    I was going to make a joke about my lights being how I like my women - bright, but then remembered that I'm actually not that fussy about my women.:undwech:
     
  11. Aldo

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    LOL-Where is the illumination level switch?

    pmsl

    03 A4
     
  12. silver75

    silver75 Big Ron

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    we are all laughing at you :moa:
     
  13. jojo

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    PMSL - P!ss MySelf Laughing :laugh:
     
  14. james0808

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    Brightest setting for me.
     
  15. Caesium

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    Don't you mean behind the Stalk? (that also controls the indicators, did you own a BMW before the Audi?)

    The illumination controls on my A4 are below the Tachometer and have a + and a -
     
  16. Aldo

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    Oh, never noticed it-I have auto lights, they just come on when needs be!
     
  17. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Full tilt all the time.
     
  18. Aldo

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    Ok found the illumination brightness adjustment, it's the + and - buttins underneath the date and time for my A4!
    I have put on low for now :)
     
  19. benw123

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    Slightly silly thread, but what the hell - full brightness! :)
     
  20. VeeDub Geezer

    VeeDub Geezer Ex-20v Coupe Owner

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    the Corrados are always on full tilt!! normally brighter than the headlights anyways :blink:
     
  21. Aldo

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    I thought we were referring to Dash illumination, so wouldn't be on full tilt?
     
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  23. VeeDub Geezer

    VeeDub Geezer Ex-20v Coupe Owner

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    what i meant was the dash is always as bright as it will go

    the headlight thing is cos they are poor as standard..
     
  24. Caesium

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    I like the 2 LED's in the console above the interior mirror, they light up the entire centre console in nice red light...! cooool:superman:
     
  25. Aldo

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    Oh aye, just seen the poll options!
     
  26. VeeDub Geezer

    VeeDub Geezer Ex-20v Coupe Owner

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    we have an LED interior "bulb". it got moved across from my mk4 when i had to sell it.. only problem is peeps keep asking if we have neons in there :puke2:
     
  27. TRS1

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    On the 1.8T sport like mine, it's behind the stalk that controls the wipers next to the headlight switch.
     
  28. VeeDub Geezer

    VeeDub Geezer Ex-20v Coupe Owner

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    same in the Corrado
     
  29. silver75

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    I had a courtesy car that had this I real gave the cabin a nice vibe.. when I went back to my car I really missed those ickle LEDS :bye:
     
  30. Road Razor

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    I have mine on full. Only wished there was a way to program it to make the dials light up everytime I switch on the engine. Its useful when its always illuminated particularly when you're in the shade. Even just having lit needles would be very useful.
     
  31. Aldo

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    My Dash illumination brightens as it gets darker, I think it's only on the Light pack it does this?
     

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