Introduction: Honda CB 1000 R , Change Dash Color
Things you are going to need :
1.Alen key no.5
3. 3528 smd leds ( whatever color you want to change the dash)
(you can buy a led strip with 3528 smd Leds on it and desolder the).
4.Soldering Iron or Hot Air Station for SMD, Desoldering pump or Gun and good Soldering skills
5. 1 piece of 30*20CM Horizontal 0 degree linear polarizer film,linear polarized filter,polarized film sheet with adhesive
6.Power supply 12 V DC with jumper Female wires
8. Hobby knife
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Step 1: 3528 SMD LEDS , Buy Any Color You Like !
Step 2: These Female Jumper Wires for the Power Supply 12V DC
Step 3: Remove the Allen Bolts
Step 5: Lift Up the Whole Light and Pop It Out of the Chassis
Step 6: Remove This Screw That Holds the Cables
Step 7: Remove the Circled Bolts With 10mm Tool
Step 8: Remove Very Carefully the Plastic Screws and Remove the Plastic Cover
Be careful not to brake them . Try with a flat screwdriver or try to unplug them from the inside.
I broke mine so i replaced them .
Step 10: Pop Out the PCB Panel From the Plastic Cover
Step 11: Carefull Not to Loose These
Step 12: Remove the Black Plastic
Step 13: Remove the the Indication Lights Panel
Step 14: Twist These So the Metal Cover Can Be Removed
Step 15: Remove the Glass Screen and the Blue Paper You Will Find
Step 16: Dont Worry If the Soft Plastic Next to Screen Detaches From the Screen
Step 17: Desolder All the Joints That Hold the LCD Screens to the Pcb
Step 19: Desolder All the White Leds That Are on Board and Solder With the Correct Polarity You Own 3528 SMD Leds
Step 20: With a Hobbie Knife Remove the Glued Polarized Film That Is on Screen
Step 21: Do This for the Other Two Small Screens of the Dashboard. No Image Is Included
Step 22: Grab Some Alcohol to Remove the Remaining Glue on the Glass Screen
Step 23: Pour Some Alcohol on the Screen and With the Hobby Knife Try to Remove the Glue
Do this for all the three screens
Step 24: Clean Up the Glass With Alcohol So Its Perfectly Clean
Step 25: Watch Carefully the Video and Understand How Polarization Works
Step 26: Rotate the Sheet Until You See Black on the Glass Screen .
Try both ways of the sheet
Cut the necessary shape for the three screens
Step 27: Remove the Protection Layer of the Film and Apply It From the Center Towards the Ends
Apply the adhesive side of the polarized sheet gently , like a glass cover for a screen in a smartphone.
Carefull not to leave any air bubbles !
Do it for all the three screens
After remove the upper layer of the sheet and you will see a crystal clear black screen!!
Step 28: Cut the Shape of Each Screen on a Regular Piece of Paper
It will be used to diffuse the light from the leds.
Step 29: Put the Piece of Paper Under the Screens , Where You Find the Blue Pieces of Paper From the Factory
Step 30: Connect the Jumper Wires According to the Picture
Orange is +12V
Grey is Ground
Connect the power and make sure all the LEDS light up !
Step 31: After Making Sure All the Leds Light Up , Then Solder Back the Two LCD Screens on the PCB
Step 32: Make Sure Everything Is OK , Dont Forget to Put the White Pieces of Paper Under Each LCD Screen
Step 33: Put the Main Screen Back With That Little Soft Plastic Piece in His Spot and Push Gently Untill the RPM Meter Show Up
Step 34: Put Back the Metal Cover and Make Sure It Snaps Correctly
Step 35: Twist Back Those Little Legs So It Can Firmly Snap
Step 36: Put Back the Black Plastic Cover
Step 37: Put the Little White Plastic Sticks in Their Place
Step 38: It Should Look Like That
Step 39: Put the Main Plastic Cover Over the Dash
Step 40: Now Its Time to Put the Screws Back
Check the picture where the screws on the PCB goes.