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Old 06-20-2008, 04:01 PM
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This is the factory gauge bezel that I have smoothed and painted and applied some custom made decals. I also had the WS6 decal custom made for the Tach. I didn't want one of the stainless overlays since they look like an overlay. Also, I want to keep the black gauges so I think this gives me a nice contrast! Tell me what you all think!! Pics were taken before re-attaching the lens for a clearer photo.

Here's an over-all pic.


And Here's a close-up!

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must see pics in car! nice job
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Looks awesome man! I want to see some pictures installed.
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Can't give installed pics yet. I'm smoothing and painting the gauge surround. Swat
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very nice. wonder how that would look in red, in a black car with red accents? time for in-car pics too
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Old 06-20-2008, 04:12 PM
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I was thinking about a white overlay but Damm this looks hot
were do you get the ws6 at
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Looks good.
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I had a local Decal shop make em. I'm thinkin of having em make a bunch more to sell. PM me if interested. Swat
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Looks pretty cool. How do you get the glass off? It feels like it wants to crack when I try prying it off.
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Looks pretty cool. How do you get the glass off? It feels like it wants to crack when I try prying it off.
Thats because there are screws holding them to the bezel! You have to take the vinyl gauge surround, and the under panel (right below the steering wheel) to get to the gauge cluster. Don't pry at it, that would just make matters worse
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Did you cut that section off from the lens with a dremel or heat it in the oven and pry it apart? Nice job, looks great!
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very nice
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i like it but it think the bird instead of teh was6 would look better imo
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To answer a couple questions and correct a few comments...There are 4 screws that hold the entire gauge module assembly in the dash. They are covered by the plastic gauge surround. After removing the screws the assembly pulls out of it's socket and a little wiggeling will get it out. Four clips hold the clear lens and accent rings to the gauge face/module. Carefully pushing these down and in will release it. I then used a Dremel tool to cut the plastic welded spots around the perimeter of the lens. After waving the magical wand and the modifications complete, model cement holds the lens back where it belongs!
I've seen the bird decal elsewhere, but wanted something *gasp* different! Not being sarcastic to you, red, but most people can't stand 'different!'

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I can't tell you what i think until I actually see it in the car. get some good pics of the whole interior with the new gauges!
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OK OK!! You F***ers win!! lol I pieced the interior together and got off a couple snaps...here you go!!





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Originally Posted by Swiat34 View Post
. I then used a Dremel tool to cut the plastic welded spots around the perimeter of the lens. After waving the magical wand and the modifications complete, model cement holds the lens back where it belongs!

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Aha...that's what I was looking for. Guess I'll have to whip out the dremel. Thanks!
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Aha...that's what I was looking for. Guess I'll have to whip out the dremel. Thanks!
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wow that came out sweet! nice job.
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looks good--nice work
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