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New Stuff #95734 Feb 2, 8:11pm Feb 2, 8:11pm
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Glad to have this stuff installed. The hypothermia I suffered from installing all this in -20 weather was an added bonus. If anyone has any questions or comments go wild. thumbsup

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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95735 Feb 2, 8:12pm Feb 2, 8:12pm
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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95736 Feb 2, 8:12pm Feb 2, 8:12pm
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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95737 Feb 2, 8:13pm Feb 2, 8:13pm
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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95738 Feb 2, 8:16pm Feb 2, 8:16pm
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I'd like to thank Tim Hortons for providing me with the coffee with which I am defrosting my internal organs with right now and also mother nature for stopping the downfall of snow long enough for me to wash the car. Major props also to that voice in my head that reminded me to disconnect the battery before getting all freaky with those red and black wires. thumbsup

It feels good to represent Team AC Autotechnic EL Gauges "Big Pimpin" Club smile cool

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95739 Feb 2, 8:18pm Feb 2, 8:18pm
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haha YA BIG PIMPING CLUB haha all me man cept i dont have any gauges yet... wheres everyone getting the gauges..??? haha and which 2 should i get.. i dont know which ones... and i went to the AC site and it has the S7 gauge... no EL ... they good too?

Re: New Stuff [Re: riding_celica] #95740 Feb 2, 8:21pm Feb 2, 8:21pm
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Very nice, Stephen! thumbsup


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Re: New Stuff [Re: riding_celica] #95741 Feb 2, 8:22pm Feb 2, 8:22pm
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Originally Posted by riding_celica
haha YA BIG PIMPING CLUB haha all me man cept i dont have any gauges yet... wheres everyone getting the gauges..??? haha and which 2 should i get.. i dont know which ones... and i went to the AC site and it has the S7 gauge... no EL ... they good too?


Time to break out the good 'ol AC Gauge spiel. I've got it down pat. They stopped making the EL series (like mine) over the summer (who knows why) They've replaced them with the S7 series instead. You can still find lots of EL Gauges on eBay. Most people have the Voltmeter, Water Temp, Oil Temp or Air/Fuel. Which ones you want is up to you. The Voltmeter is an easy install as well as the Air/Fuel as far as I know. If you have any more specific questions drop me a PM! thumbsup

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95742 Feb 2, 9:15pm Feb 2, 9:15pm
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dammit my signature is HOT! i feels like posting more just to see it! smile

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95743 Feb 2, 9:25pm Feb 2, 9:25pm
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nice!

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95744 Feb 2, 10:15pm Feb 2, 10:15pm
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Originally Posted by Stephen
dammit my signature is HOT! i feels like posting more just to see it! smile


I think she needs to move a lil closer to your car to melt off all the friggin snow!


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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95745 Feb 2, 11:47pm Feb 2, 11:47pm
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Eeverything is lookin pretty damn pimp.

Re: New Stuff [Re: Smartie] #95746 Feb 2, 11:51pm Feb 2, 11:51pm
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Originally Posted by Smartie

Eeverything is lookin pretty damn pimp.


Yo man, that signature is lookin madddddddd hot. thumbsup ...she ain't no Krystal but I'm feelin thet love for Christina

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95747 Feb 3, 12:42am Feb 3, 12:42am
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very nice!!!

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95748 Feb 3, 1:08am Feb 3, 1:08am
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those reverse indiglo's look sweet i installed those today. It came out good but mine isn't made by AC. but looks exactly the same for a cheaper price. By the way your set up looks awesome!! thumbsup

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95749 Feb 3, 1:11am Feb 3, 1:11am
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stephan does your needle light up pretty good with out the orange color behind the needle??

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95750 Feb 3, 1:26am Feb 3, 1:26am
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Lights up decently enough. I still prefer not to see that ugly orange color so it's worth it for me. smile

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Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95751 Feb 3, 1:07pm Feb 3, 1:07pm
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reverse indeglows always look good!!! thumbsup


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Originally Posted by Stephen
I'd like to thank Tim Hortons for providing me with the coffee with which I am defrosting my internal organs with right now and also mother nature for stopping the downfall of snow long enough for me to wash the car. Major props also to that voice in my head that reminded me to disconnect the battery before getting all freaky with those red and black wires. thumbsup

It feels good to represent Team AC Autotechnic EL Gauges "Big Pimpin" Club smile cool




TIM HORTON ROCKS!!!!!!!!!
Since I moved south the only time I get to have it is when I'm home. For everyone that doesn't know Time Horton's is the best Coffee shop in Canada. double double please! Right Stephen? Mods look mint , keep them coming and did you have time for the Hood?

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95753 Feb 3, 2:20pm Feb 3, 2:20pm
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nice!!! thumbsup thumbsup

how hard was it to clear the needles? how did you do it, i need to make mine red thumbsup


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Re: New Stuff [Re: VSGTS14] #95754 Feb 3, 2:26pm Feb 3, 2:26pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
nice!!! thumbsup thumbsup

how hard was it to clear the needles? how did you do it, i need to make mine red thumbsup


I used two spoons to gently pry the needles off. There was no way they were coming off just using my fingers. Flipped 'em over and used the nail polish remover and applied it with a little make-up applier thing (looks like a Q-tip)and waited a few seconds and the paint pretty much just disappears. Then I rinsed the needles off really good. I probably could have done a better job, at night I can see a little residue on the back of the needles but it still looks awesome. When I put them back on I used the info I found on this site about recalibrating the needles and mine work just fine again. Good luck! thumbsup

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Re: New Stuff [Re: TrewCelica] #95755 Feb 3, 2:30pm Feb 3, 2:30pm
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Originally Posted by TrewCelica
TIM HORTON ROCKS!!!!!!!!!
Since I moved south the only time I get to have it is when I'm home. For everyone that doesn't know Time Horton's is the best Coffee shop in Canada. double double please! Right Stephen? Mods look mint , keep them coming and did you have time for the hood?


Hell ya! thumbsup All I touch is the Double Double! The Tim Hortons here is right across the street from my restaurant so we're always drinking their coffee and sneaking over to mow some donuts down. The last time I was down in the US (California) I was like, "What!? Where do you people get your coffee? Starbucks?" Who wants to pay $6 for a coffee when you got Timmy's hooking you up with an Xtra Large DD for like $1.50!

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95756 Feb 3, 2:31pm Feb 3, 2:31pm
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you lucky sob they worked huh mine r still 7 mph over i need to fix them how did you do urs i used the sme methood the site gave can you pm with detail of how you did it! by the way the pix look pimp and i cant wit to get my gauges soon...only problem is im in college which = no money lol! thumbsup

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95757 Feb 3, 2:41pm Feb 3, 2:41pm
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Originally Posted by Stephen
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
nice!!! thumbsup thumbsup

how hard was it to clear the needles? how did you do it, i need to make mine red thumbsup


I used two spoons to gently pry the needles off. There was no way they were coming off just using my fingers. Flipped 'em over and used the nail polish remover and applied it with a little make-up applier thing (looks like a Q-tip)and waited a few seconds and the paint pretty much just disappears. Then I rinsed the needles off really good. I probably could have done a better job, at night I can see a little residue on the back of the needles but it still looks awesome. When I put them back on I used the info I found on this site about recalibrating the needles and mine work just fine again. Good luck! thumbsup


Are those clear needles from the stock orange? You have the website for clearing and recalibrating them?

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95758 Feb 3, 2:48pm Feb 3, 2:48pm
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wooohooooo welcome to the "EL" club wave wave rofl
very nice bro thumbsup

Re: New Stuff [Re: celica2nv] #95759 Feb 3, 2:50pm Feb 3, 2:50pm
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Originally Posted by celica2nv
you lucky sob they worked huh mine r still 7 mph over i need to fix them how did you do urs i used the sme methood the site gave can you pm with detail of how you did it! by the way the pix look pimp and i cant wit to get my gauges soon...only problem is im in college which = no money lol! thumbsup


got PM

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95760 Feb 3, 3:00pm Feb 3, 3:00pm
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Yes, those are the stock needles cleared out. You'll find as much info as your going to find about clearing out the needles in this thread here. Just PM me if you need more info. Here's the direct link for the page on calibrating...
Here

Re: New Stuff [Re: Stephen] #95761 Feb 3, 3:32pm Feb 3, 3:32pm
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thanks man, I'll do this sometime when I gots time! grin thumbsup


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