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New TRD platinum face gauge #11066 Apr 5, 9:13pm Apr 5, 9:13pm
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New TRD platinum face gauge
Guys, I installed the TRD platinum face gauge today. What do you guys think? I love it.

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[ 04-05-2003, 08:36 PM: Message edited by: Celicamix ]


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: Celicamix] #11067 Apr 6, 2:47pm Apr 6, 2:47pm
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nice dude, that looks awesome.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: VSGTS14] #11068 Apr 6, 4:39pm Apr 6, 4:39pm
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Hey that looks great thumbsup

Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: edge202] #11069 Apr 6, 5:04pm Apr 6, 5:04pm
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where did you get that?

Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: Steven] #11070 Apr 6, 6:25pm Apr 6, 6:25pm
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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: VSGTS14] #11071 Apr 6, 8:33pm Apr 6, 8:33pm
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looks nice! (during the day anyways.) i hate orange. i say get some blue lcd's or something to match your car. i like my reverse indiglos but ive already gone thru one set. im on my second. hopefully these wont go out.

Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: eNinja] #11072 Apr 6, 8:43pm Apr 6, 8:43pm
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The orange on the new gauge kinda looks different from the old one, but retain the originality of it, and it is not as bright as the original gauge. It's now amber. I think it's nice, and I love the TRD sign on the gauge.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: Celicamix] #11073 Apr 7, 11:59am Apr 7, 11:59am
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Looks great! I noticed the descriptions for this gauge indicate for GTS. Do you know if this can also be installed on a GT?


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: Jetfan] #11074 Apr 8, 9:54am Apr 8, 9:54am
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u could put them on a GT, but why would you want to? the GT doesnt have the same redline as the GTS and the same speedo as the gts. so you would have them on and not know exactly where everything is.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: dontmesswithkram] #11075 Apr 10, 12:46am Apr 10, 12:46am
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wow... i'm pretty surprised that the light distribution on those suck as much as they do.. my gauges (w/the light distribution fix) look more even on the speedometer


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: 00CericaRuss] #11076 Apr 9, 2:55pm Apr 9, 2:55pm
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If the new TRD platinum face gauge is just an overlay like the AC reverse indiglo gauges are, i wonder if you put the ac reverse indiglo gauges under the TRD platinum face gauges would the TRD ones look blue. Of course this would only work if the TRD one are just overlays. U think?


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: 1sikcel] #11077 Apr 9, 2:59pm Apr 9, 2:59pm
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the TRD ones are replacements of the stock gauge face


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: 00CericaRuss] #11078 Apr 9, 9:15pm Apr 9, 9:15pm
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Does anybody put out aftermarket gauge faces that have the redline at the fuel cut off (for '00 and '03)?


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: MyCeli8U] #11079 Apr 14, 3:31pm Apr 14, 3:31pm
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celicamix,
was the install easy? how long did it take? dumb question but does your odometer reset if you disconnect your gauges?


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #11080 Apr 14, 7:13pm Apr 14, 7:13pm
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I really can't call the installation tough. It took me about 1 hour and 15 mins... I think I am below average on doing mods to my car. Anyways, I didn't want to mess up the speedometer, so I took every step cautiously.
The needles would not reset themselves. You will be the one to track everything down. But you can always use your VVTL-i to test whether you are off or not.
Good luck to you.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: Celicamix] #11081 Apr 14, 7:19pm Apr 14, 7:19pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by Steven:
where did you get that?
you can find those at ebay.com as well once in a while but some guy there is smoking crack. 140 "buy it now" only is way too much.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: sleepy celica] #11082 Apr 16, 9:57am Apr 16, 9:57am
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Looks good. I already have carbon fiber insert there, looks good to. Did the one from TRD have a sticky back you peel off to keep it in place? Mine did and the shit kept coming off because of the heat last summer. I ended up waiting until fall and supergluing the bastard on while it was mild. Hasnt come off yet, but has yet to get above 90 here in Charlotte.


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: MichaelH] #11083 Apr 16, 11:02am Apr 16, 11:02am
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celicamix,
actually i was referring to the odometer (miles driven on the car) not the speedometer. and yes, is there an adhesive backing (making it semi-permanent)?


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Re: New TRD platinum face gauge [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #11084 Apr 16, 7:51pm Apr 16, 7:51pm
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You just had to jot down the speed and the rpm while you are driving... after putting in the new face gauge, try it to see if you are still in the same speed... say... as I recall, on 6th gear, at 3000 rpm, the speed would be about 68 mph...


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