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San Antonio LED Gauge Swap

Discussion in 'Texas' started by Blackshirts, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Oct 17, 2011 at 1:32 PM
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    Blackshirts

    Blackshirts [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks to everyone it was fun. I just don't have the time to do this mod anymore.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    Removed.
     
  3. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    tex

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    I think it looks clean and would like mine done. However I would also want my radio, AC controls and 4x4 switch done and don't have the time to travel down south for this.
     
  4. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    It's a great project to do. Had Jerez help me with mine. Makes them look way. Better and much brighter. I would tell everyone to get this done.
     
  5. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    Lil'Taco

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    I only wish you had posted this, say a couple of months ago while i was still in SA for 3 months...
     
  6. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    if your ever back this way I'll help ya out. Or if I make it back home I'll hit ya up.
     
  7. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    True, I have an aftermarket radio that can glow any color so I set it to blue. A/C controls I changed to blue, clock I did also. I also did lil extra and did some pilot lighting. :D
     
  8. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    Lil'Taco

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    I'll be in North Cali in a couple weeks, moving there to Travis, if that is home for you...?
     
  9. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:34 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    Ugh I miss norcal
     
  10. Oct 19, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    Nebraska is but been down here in Texas for long time.
     
  11. Oct 19, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    Keeping this in mind. Ill be visiting san antonio next month. Can you show me how to take the paint off the needles? I just want a blue cluster with white needles.
     
  12. Oct 19, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    All you need to do to take the orange paint off is some nail polish remover.
     
  13. Oct 19, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    alexmxman185 Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    Sounds easy. Do you even need to paint them white? Or does clear give the white effect?
     
  14. Oct 19, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    It is pretty simple. I did mine with a White background with blue needles, all you need is acrylic paint. But this threat is from blackshirts, not trying to thread jack.
     
  15. Oct 20, 2011 at 3:40 AM
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    I've seen some not paint them and it looks okay, but I think with the white paint it would look better. And it's easy to do.

    Don't worry about it Casey your just helpin out. :)
     
  16. Oct 21, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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  17. Oct 21, 2011 at 1:52 PM
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    Ill give you a shout around thanks giving time. Sound good?
     
  18. Oct 21, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    esizzle777

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    I really recommend blackshirts' work. He did a excellent job on my dash and he is a terrific person. He did not take long at all to do the work and left everything looking very clean. He's very friendly and knows what he's doing. The needles are ridiculously easy to paint as all you need is nail polish remover, acrylic white paint, and a fine paint brush. The materials cost me $3 in total to paint needles and it looks way better than that orange caca. I'll post some more pics of my interior so you guys can see what it looks like, as I have my radio blue and white as well.
     
  19. Oct 21, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    yeah that sounds good. Just let me know what your looking for.
     
  20. Oct 21, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    Thanks bud. You going to get your 5100 set right or you going to leave them stock.
     
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