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Old 08-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #1
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Gauge pack/speaker trim rings

Thought I would post up pics here. Installed polished stainless gauge pack and door speaker trim rings for some added old school, but more so it looks more like you have real gauges. Also painted the "gauge" area itself black to complete the "real" look and give contrast to the silver grey plastic.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:31 PM   #2
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Nice! How did you paint the gauges?
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:59 PM   #3
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I like the speaker rings...ties into the door handle...whered u get the speaker rings from?
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:40 PM   #4
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I like the speaker rings...ties into the door handle...whered u get the speaker rings from?
From Classic Industries here in SoCal. But other places have them.Ebay I think also. Classic is near my house so gives me an excuse to go there, always have a mint condition 1st gen in the showroom
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:44 PM   #5
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Nice! How did you paint the gauges?
Thanks! I masked the grey areas off to the shape of the gauge housing you see and used fusion black spray paint. I didnt spray it on but sprayed into the can cap and used that to brush paint.The touch paint is to thick and gets lumpy. This way it is thinned out and go's on smooth, just take time and apply several coats till it covers.
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