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Sep 2, 5:38pm - #41720 
painting needles...help!

well tell me what i should do...i have ac reverse gauges from here...then i got white led lights for the gas/temp...i was wondering what color i should paint my needlesi want to do white but all my friends say blue what you guys say also do you need a certain type of paint like a neon color or what...im curious does anyone have pics of the gas/stemp in super white or needles... anything help


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Sep 2, 5:52pm - #41721 
most people just remove the paint from the back using nail polish remover. the needles look white after.

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Sep 2, 7:27pm - #41722 
You should get one of those new silver sharpies and color it w/ that thumbsup

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Sep 2, 8:54pm - #41723 
um...
you can use nail polish remover...
but be careful to not take away the plastic it's made out of...
and isn't the LED behind the needle white already?
If so, you don't need to paint them..and if you want to...paint the LED or light that's behind it...don't paint the needle, it won't look clean...

there is a way of doing this here.
http://www.lvcm.com/seanyiya/public/led_store/
http://www.lvcm.com/seanyiya/public/led/install/


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