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Re: Red Dash Gone?
> > > Secondly, Audi hasn't always used red backlighting. Early 5k's had
> > > gauge needles that were black with a center white line; the
> > > instrument cluster was front-lit,
> > 82 coupe - "front lit" by two white bulbs
> > 85 coupe - "front lit" by two red bulbs.
> It's not the bulbs, you can use white bulbs on the '85 and still have red
> light.It's the light carrying plastic piece.
> I had to change that to get white dash on my 4kq.
> It is a lot easier to read the odometer during navigational rallies with the
> white lighting : )
I prefer the white myself. always peering at the red one.
> > Voila! red dash. Cluster has
> > a different typeface
> I like the older tachometer which has 1,2,3 x1000rpm rather than the newer
> 10,20,30x100rpm too.
ditto me on that. the newer one is a little too "cool" looking for
82 Audi Coupe; 85 Coupe GT