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Old 06-26-2006, 09:18 PM   #11
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Well...you've been there..tried that..

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Well...you've been there..tried that..

Suggestions oh master of the blue?
look up... 2 options!
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I'm talking something to apply like a sticker type material or something.. maybe a club sticker type translucent stuff?
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what you need to do is have the clear plastic off the cluster and install it....then drive and manually install the needle at the position that is should be...
yeah that is right... its a pain

also, i did clear the needles on some test ones, but it looks like ***^... i just scratched it off with a knife.. the best solution would be to have a blue/purple LED right behind the middle to shine out... good luck!

if you are going to use the stock bulbs, you need to find like a neon bright paint or something that would be like the orange you are replacing
tried all that....but as soon as i let go of the needle...it jumps to 10 mph above what is actual. it almost appears that there are magnets/coils behind there that are messing with the metal counter weight embedded in the needle. still no go guys. any other help?
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thanks for moving this...sorry about that. drew must be busy again. my buds riding in the car with me can only see the real speedo....and they think i'm speeding far beyond what i am actually driving...ha.
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When you put the needle on..have the car running and then simply put to 0..if it goes down..remove teh needle and put to 5.. keep going until it'* accurate

And next time..keep the hands off the tough to do stuff
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pull the needles off... drive down the highway at 60mph.. then put them on.. set it at 60.. good to go
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pull the needles off... drive down the highway at 60mph.. then put them on.. set it at 60.. good to go
tried that....i'll try again....

bill, this doesn't work since the needle self balances at a certain point...it'* hard to explain...but yours suggestion won't work. andrew, i'll try what you said...we'll see what happens. if i crash...then i guess my problems are solved
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