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Old 05-02-2010, 02:39 PM
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So this weekend as I have a big list of major work to get done before heading to the high country for the summer, things like: new headers to install, new locker to install, major tune up to do, etc. I decide to instead make my dash look pretty again.

Yesterday I pulled the glove box door and ash tray and stripped them down to bare metal and primed them up. I "re-lettered" my dash knobs with some white enamel to make them pop again.

Today I dove into the gauge cluster and I am now pretty deep!

I am down to the shell of the cluster, pulled the glass out, replaced all the bulbs with LEDs and am in the process of stripping off the old rusty paint and getting ready for new. I touched up the needles with some hunter orange paint and overall it is a fun project, but man... there is a lot to that little gauge cluster.

Anyhow our camera is MIA so no pics yet...

Lots to do before putting it back together.

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Old 05-02-2010, 03:56 PM
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Anyhow our camera is MIA so no pics yet...
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no pics = no proof you got squat done
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Old 05-02-2010, 11:38 PM
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Yea. I haven't seen sh*t yet. so...... You haven't done anything yet ?
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:04 AM
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I want to see the LED install, Drew.
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Old 05-04-2010, 03:24 PM
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Yea. I haven't seen sh*t yet.
Well, I can show you that if you'd like!
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Old 05-04-2010, 04:12 PM
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the interior is torn out of my 40...this is on the list of projects. Love to see what you've done.
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Old 05-04-2010, 08:56 PM
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Well, our camera is offically gone we accidently (read me) left it somewhere on campus on Thursday night and all lost and founds have turned up empty.

Anyhow, I did get the cluster back in, but I put an idiot scratch right in the front when reinstalling it! Isn't that how it HAS to happen?

Otherwise it looks awesome! I can acutally see all the gauges perfectly, and may need to dim them a bit at night

The turn signals are so bright it is a bit alarming, again...

Actually, I removed the shields that cover the main lights as well, and it makes such a big difference, I can see all the dust that I left behind inside the cluster

I used a little Flitz on the glass and that really brought the glass back into shape, it is now... well, as clear as glass.

As soon as we get a new camera I will post up a few pics, and maybe how I plan on fixin' my boo-boo.
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what no camera phone? email to yourself then post up. Otherwise I'm with everyone else. Your making this all up
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Well, our camera is offically gone we accidently (read me) left it somewhere on campus on Thursday night and all lost and founds have turned up empty.

Anyhow, I did get the cluster back in, but I put an idiot scratch right in the front when reinstalling it! Isn't that how it HAS to happen?

Otherwise it looks awesome! I can acutally see all the gauges perfectly, and may need to dim them a bit at night

The turn signals are so bright it is a bit alarming, again...

Actually, I removed the shields that cover the main lights as well, and it makes such a big difference, I can see all the dust that I left behind inside the cluster

I used a little Flitz on the glass and that really brought the glass back into shape, it is now... well, as clear as glass.

As soon as we get a new camera I will post up a few pics, and maybe how I plan on fixin' my boo-boo.
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