SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe

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SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe

Postby surmanm » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:55 am

With LongBeachCoupe's help, I am now an OFFICIAL NICO FABRICATOR!

I have a degree as an electrical engineer, and with my electrical know-how and skill I am able to modify Dash Clusters, Start Buttons, Radio Units, and Window Button assemblies with OEM quality results!

No longer do you have to look at the stock "orange" lights in your car!

Heres what the Altima's STOCK dashboard looks like..

I can customize your dash cluster to a variety of colors and schemes to suit your personal taste.

Here is my BLUE dash cluster with white letters. The Screens, the "rings", and the needles have been changed to BLUE!

Video:

Here is another BLUE dash cluster but with blue letters.

The BLUE start button..

The Green start button

Maybe thats not your taste... Maybe your looking for something more unique or a different color scheme...

Maybe your looking for something more like LongBeachCoupe's dash that he designed.I changed the "rings" to BLUE, the Needles to a nice "White-to-Gray" fade, the screens to BLUE, and the numbers to RED.



I can change pretty much any of the lights/colors in your dash cluster to your specific taste and desire.... Green, White, Red, blue etc.... you name it and I can make it happen!

Due to the sensitive nature of dash clusters and the information they hold on your car, I will need to modify YOUR dash...

Q: Hey Surman, how am I going to drive around without my dashboard?A: ALL MY STUFF IS DONE VIA a "Swap Service"...I will send you out a "dummy dash", once you send me a deposit for it($200), along with full payment for whichever modifications you want.This way you install the dash i send you, and then you send me YOUR dash... I modify YOUR dash, then send it back to you. You remove the "Dummy Dash" and once you send it back to me I refund your deposit($200) for the "dummy dash"

Q: Hey Surman, IM IN! Whats the pricing for all this?A: The deposit for the "dummy" cluster is $200, pricing for the modifications is based on a "a-la-carte" system meaning you only pay for the stuff you want done!

PRICING:Dash Cluster: $350- Leaving your needles the STOCK red color $475- w/needles customized to suit your taste

Start Button: $35 for one light $40 with "engine" light $50 for all the lights

Radio: $200 (this does not include HVAC (temperature and air conditioning)

Window Buttons: $70 (this includes both sides)

HVAC: $135



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Postby LongBeachCoupe » Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:06 am

I got em and i LOVE MY DASH!

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Postby DAAN. » Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:11 am



Thanks for pointing me towards this thread, LBC. Please post pics of your interior

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby johnnymac » Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:46 am

I have an 08.5 titan. Would you be able to change the lights out in it as well? If so how much would it cost, or is it same rates as you stated. I would like the gauge rings to blue as well as the needles, the radio and hvac in blue also.


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Postby LongBeachCoupe » Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:31 pm

My dash is the one above in the red blue white scheme

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Re: (LongBeachCoupe)

Postby DAAN. » Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:23 am

Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the dash cluster so I can send it to this guy ?

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Postby LongBeachCoupe » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:48 am

I love my SurmanM Custom Dash!

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Postby BMAR240SX » Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:37 pm

Is this possible on a 240?

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby mcheddadi » Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:44 pm

I second Surman's awesomeness! he's the man

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby shmack1388 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:03 am

DUDE how did u do THAT i have an i idea on how to do the starter but i would love to know how u did the rest

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Postby LongBeachCoupe » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:32 am

Surman I heard you can change the RADIO screen LEDs now... Is it true?!?!

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Postby tigersharkdude » Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:50 pm

email me, TigerSharkDude@yahoo
DAAN. wrote:Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the dash cluster so I can send it to this guy ?

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Postby bina12834 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 2:31 am

hey surmanm...i sent you an email about a start button

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby vTechnique1x1 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:05 am

thats sooo sick how did you do this!!!....is it possible for u to change it blue if i saw u at a meet ...??? so intrestred looks sick!!

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (vTechnique1x1)

Postby LongBeachCoupe » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:28 pm

Email surman... he will hook it up!

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Postby ADKSaad1387 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:32 pm

I want to do this SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO bad. i need to sell my stock rims, sell my 20's but new nismo rims....AND THEN see whats up with these

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby 1990-240sxsr20det » Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:27 pm

E-mail me at bansheelover9101@aim.com man, I want to talk some business with you or I can give you my number through a PM

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Postby 08coupedriver » Wed Jun 17, 2009 3:49 pm

I sent you an email about the button LED but no reply

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Postby imaggg23 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:37 pm

hey man can you do the gauge cluster for the g35 coupe looking to get rid of that nasty orange make a blue white combo

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Postby surmanm » Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:19 am

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby 06 ALTIMA » Mon Sep 21, 2009 4:07 pm

Hey Surmanm, can you change the cluster gauge colors on a 2006 Altima? Where are u located and how can i contact you?

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Postby Rob.Vegan » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:43 pm

06 ALTIMA wrote:Hey Surmanm, can you change the cluster gauge colors on a 2006 Altima? Where are u located and how can i contact you?


Look in his last post, He says
surmanm wrote:any cars led can be changed to any color all leds in new cars are surface mounted leds...
His location is right to the left (Staten Island, New York)

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Re: SurmanM's Custom Gauge Clusters for the Altima Coupe (surmanm)

Postby p.lo967 » Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:21 pm

sick...interested in getting one or my Altima coupe.

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Official Group-Buy Surman's Custom Gauge Clusters

Postby surmanm » Wed Nov 04, 2009 6:13 am

EDIT: After long delays im gonna start this group buy anyone still interested just post. the people that i currently have listed i will contact to see if they are still interested im going to start a new list, current people on the list will have order priority. ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Group buy will be for 20 people .

I have about 4 spare gauge clusters so the way it will work is if your interested in getting sign up and once the number reaches 20 you send me a $100 deposit to be part of the group buy.

- The deposit is not part of your payment for each gauge. The deposit is paid to me as insurance on the spare cluster that I will send to you. As soon as the next person in line receives the cluster from you, I will refund your $100 deposit. The deposit also ensures your spot on the group buy.

It will be on a first come first serve basis so first person I will send them a spare gauge cluster so theirs no down time with instructions on how to remove your gauge cluster ( it takes 5 min to remove) and send it to me to work on.

I will do the swap between 1-2 weeks once finished I will send you a picture of the finished product and you send me the money via paypal . then I send you your modded gauge cluster back to you, and you will ship the spare to the next person.

$50 for leds and material.

Dash Cluster: $225- Leaving your needles the STOCK red color

$325- w/needles customized to suit your taste

All questions are welcome. their are many different color combination's, their are also different shades of color (e.g. different hues of blue or green)

NO MORE SORRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

I guaranty and stand by my work for life. anything ever happens any leds ever go out i will always fix and replace them.

Link to thread with pictures zer...coupe

i will ONLY be doing gauge clusters at first later on we can set something up for HVAC, window buttons, etc

please list what kind of setup you would like

color of ringscolor lcd screenscolor on needlescolor of numbers

you can chose from a number of colors between the 460nm-640nm wavelength here is a link to two color charts http://www.oksolar.com/led/led_color_chart.htm http://www.oksolar.com/led/led...t.htm

examples blue,green, red, white, yellow everything in between.turquoise which is for example blue-green 490-510nm on the color chart possibility's are endless i can also use filters to change color just come up with an idea.

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Re: Official Group-Buy Surman's Custom Gauge Clusters (surmanm)

Postby Marisha » Wed Nov 04, 2009 7:04 am

You forgot the part where you return the deposit

BTW, I'm 99% sure I'll be one of the 20. Gotta figure out colors and such. Can you maybe post all the color choices we've got? Like the different shades of blue (and other colors) that you can get.

Oh and you be da man for finally getting this going

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Postby srwong » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:03 am

i want one, count me in....

blue ringsblue lcd screenblue needleswhite numbers

+ the start buttonstart button bluethe word ENGINE bluethen LOCK, ACC, and ON to be white
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Postby JSPADES » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:40 am

Michael,

My colour choices are below:

∙ COLOUR OF RINGS/HASH MARKS - turquoise / aqua

∙ COLOUR LCD (sic) SCREENS - turquoise / aqua (are these available in this colour? let me know. If not, I'll adjust my colour choice)

∙ COLOUR ON NEEDLES - green (vivid "kelly" green, think Crayola Green LOL)

∙ COLOUR OF NUMBERS - if this is possible …     (large numbers= mph gauge) 6000K super-white     (small numbers = kph gauge) dim/darker turquoise / aqua, to coordinate with the rings and the LCD screens.

N.B.: I'm imagining a greenish-blue (not too green, and certainly closer to blue than green) when I refer to "turquoise" or "aqua", and not simply a pale ("sky") or peacock blue. Definitely not to be visually confusable with green.

-b-
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Re: Official Group-Buy Surman's Custom Gauge Clusters (srwong)

Postby Rob.Vegan » Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:22 am

I might hop on this.I really want to, and have been waiting a long time for this offer to be up.

But I'm real low on cash right now, depending on how fast this fills up I might be able to jump in

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Re: Official Group-Buy Surman's Custom Gauge Clusters (surmanm)

Postby blackteam02 » Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:29 am

-there a deadline on this here?- if not i might have to jump on this later on.


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