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celicaTRDgts Aug 26, 11:27pm - #39633 

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how you take the paint off the needle gauge

anyone...nail stuff..????

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IcEd blUe Aug 26, 11:28pm - #39634 

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nail polish remover should work
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Stun Aug 27, 12:14am - #39635 

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Either use Alcohol or Nail Polish Remover. It comes right off. But don't use anything stronger.

This is what you need.
1. Rag or old T-Shirt
2. Clean towel
3. Rubbing Alcohol or Nail Polish Remover (Quicker Results)

This is what I did.
Pour some Nail Polish Remover on the Rag and whipe the backside of the Needle. (NOT THE FRONT) The paint comes right off. Make sure once you whipe the needle with the Rubbing Alcohol or Nail Polish Remover. You clean it right after with the clean towel because you don't want to burn the needle. I would recommend the towel being moist. You will notice you are burning the needle when it starts turning white. Keep on doing this until the needle turns clear.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 27, 1:26am - #39636 

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ditto..rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover. visit http://www.teamcelica.com/thehammer/ledinstall/ledinstallation.doc if you want to change the color of your stock gauges (orange really isnt all that great.)
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Evan Aug 27, 3:29am - #39637 

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Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin

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IcEd blUe Aug 27, 3:50am - #39638 

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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin


uh dude...i think those are stock gauges, he just got nail polish remover to take off the orange
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Evan Aug 27, 3:55am - #39639 

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Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
Originally Posted by EvanJ
Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin


uh dude...i think those are stock gauges, he just got nail polish remover to take off the orange


Nope, click here

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CooKie_MoNsTeR2k Aug 27, 4:54am - #39640 
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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin


for real...what do they mean by early summer...thats a whole lifetime away if they mean 2004.
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Stun Aug 27, 5:13am - #39641 

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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin


Thanks! I also luv my gauges.

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Stun Aug 27, 5:21am - #39642 

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Originally Posted by CooKie_MoNsTeR2k

Originally Posted by EvanJ

Stun, just had to say once again those gauges are the best I have seen.. I wish they'd hurry up with the gt version! grin


for real...what do they mean by early summer...thats a whole lifetime away if they mean 2004.


To tell you the truth Russ from rjautoworks.com has been saying that the GT gauges are going to come really soon but I have been hearing this for about a year now. Maybe they don't have enough interested people for the GT gauges. Well I guess he is the best person to answer your questions but I'm just letting you know what I've heard. By the way, GOOD LUCK getting the gauges.

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