Modifications

Table of Contents

Introduction
Cliffy Protectors
Color Display
LEDs

 Introduction

This page is dedicated to the modifications that I have made to my pinball machines through the years. Some modifications keep the play field protected (such as Cliffy protectors, ramp protectors, plastic protectors) and others add no value but just look great (bling).

I will describe each modification, add a few sample photos, and then link to all the pages that have the modification so you can see how they look on different games. If the modification is still available for sale, I will reference the link.

Items to add:

3D display on TOM

Subway protectors in STTNG by Mantis Amusements

Ramp protectors in STLE by German company (Cliffy may now have them)

Vengeance mod in STLE

Figurines added:

SW (4 hot wheels)

STTNG (Hallmark ornaments, die cast, micro machines)

STLE (ship)

X-MEN (after I do it)

DM (Cars)

Game blades, Lit Game Blades, Mirror blades, Mirror/decal (SM)

Magnet arch - TOM

Target decals

apron instructions

pinduino lights - TOM

Plastic protectors

Titan Rubbers

Super Bands

lit figures in SM

Back alley city and train in SM

Toppers, laser, tilt, and stern)

volcano on LOTR

palantar mod on LOTR

shaker motors in GB, SW, LOTR I think

ambulance in GB

Laser in STLE

 Cliffy Protectors

Cliff creates great hole, ramp, and switch protectors. They are available from Passion for Pinball. On older games, they really make a difference. On newer games that are only used in homes, one could argue that they will never get enough play to be needed.

For the links below, I am not pointing you to specific pictures since you can see these protectors in the "glamour" shots. These are the first 15-20 photos that I add the white background usually. Can can also search for "Cliffy" on the pages below to see how they were installed.

Links to Games that I added Cliffy Protectors to
Addams Family
Attack From Mars
Austin Powers
Demolition Man
Demolition Man
Dr. Who
Harley Davidson (Sega 1999)
Indianapolis 500
Jurassic Park
Junk Yard
Junk Yard
Lord of the Rings
Monster Bash
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Roadshow
Shadow
Spider Man
Spider Man
Star Wars Trilogy
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Theatre of Magic (Add photos of Cliffy at trunk)
World Cup Soccer
World Cup Soccer
World Cup Soccer
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 Color Display

Newer games now come with displays. Color DMD makes great replacement color displays for many games (currently around 82). They sell an LED and LCD version. I like the LED version better but your taste will be different.

For the links below, I am not pointing you to specific pictures since you can see the Color DMD in the "glamour" shots. These are the first 15-20 photos that I add the white background usually.

Links to Games that I added a Color Display to
Lord of the Rings (need to add photos of dmd, blades, rubbers)
Monster Bash
Spider Man (This game has an LCD which is less bright)
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation

Theatre of Magic

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 LEDs

Newer games now come standard with LED lights. Older games did not. Some people love them. Some people hate them. Some people can see them flicker. I like them, so I convert most of my games to LEDs. I am already taking the game apart to add other mods, so when I am doing this, it make sense to change the regular lights to LEDs. They usually never need to be replaced. Look at my links page for references. Coin Taker, Comet Pinball, Marco Specialties, and others sell LEDs or LED kits.

For the links below, I am not pointing you to specific pictures since you can see the LEDs in the "glamour" shots. These are the first 15-20 photos that I add the white background usually.

Links to Games that I added LEDs to
Addams Family
Addams Family
Addams Family
Attack From Mars
Austin Powers
Apollo 13
Corvette
Demolition Man
Demolition Man
Dr. Who
Eight Ball Deluxe
Elvis
Elvis Gold
F14
Fish Tales
Fish Tales
Harley Davidson (Sega 1999)
Hurricane
Indianapolis 500
Johnny Mnemonic
Jurassic Park
Junk Yard
Junk Yard
Lord of the Rings
Monster Bash
Monopoly
No Good Gofers
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Roadshow
Shadow
Spider Man
Spider Man
Star Wars Trilogy
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Star Trek The Next Generation
Theatre of Magic
Theatre of Magic
The Simpson's Pinball Party
Twilight Zone
World Cup Soccer
World Cup Soccer
World Cup Soccer
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