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Painting hands on gauges? How did you do it?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dasanii19, Dec 12, 2006.

  1. dasanii19

    dasanii19 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone ever re-painted the orange hands on the gauges? I was thinkking maybe using some nail polish?
     
  2. sandawgk5

    sandawgk5 3/4 ton status

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    I taped the face of the gauge off by running the stips under the needle and then I shot mine with aluminum spray paint.

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    Ira
     
  3. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I used model paint. White base, bright orange on top. Worked great.
     
  4. K5er4Life

    K5er4Life 1/2 ton status

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    have any pictures of that? I like that idea, proabably looks like the new dodge gauges?
     
  5. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    No pics, I don't have the truck anymore.
     
  6. obijuan

    obijuan 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    yeah just mask off the gauge part and spray the needle. its pretty easy.
     
  7. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    Hey, nice 7000rpm tach. That's a rarity. Most were 5000.
     
  8. sandawgk5

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    It is a custom recalibration that started out as a 5K.

    There are a couple of threads aboot it on here.

    Ira
     

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