Originally Posted by yegbert
The Fender Custom Shop Nocaster neck pickup comes with a nickel silver cover, and is the clearest and most trebly sounding covered Tele neck pickup that I've heard. Ask Dan if your Tele has a wiring scheme that darkens the neck pickup tone. If so, consider changing to the "modern" wiring scheme Fender started using in late 1967 and still uses today in many Teles; or some wiring scheme that will similarly let loose the full potential of that Nocaster neck pickup.
No way that a Nocaster neck pickup can be too dark - this has to be the brightest Tele neck pickup ever made, mine is actually brighter than my Nocaster bridge-pickup...