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Old 11-13-2004, 09:37 PM   #1
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Default my blue ECC, compass, monitor & HUD *updated again!*

*NEW PICS AT BOTTOM*

here is what i just did...put some blue film over the ECC display...it looks really cool, however my camera doesnt really pick up the color right... the first one is photoshoped to how it was originally, and the 2nd one is photoshoped to show how it looks to my eye...the 3rd is shown photoshoped with the cd player....its not really a deep blue, more tealish, but far from ordinary, thats what what i like

i plan on doing the same thing to my HUD also, thanks dame!


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thats cool...can you explain how you did that!
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take out the ECC unit, take out 4 screw in the back, take out 2 screws holding on the circuit board, place 3 layers of blue TRANSPARENT film over display and put back together...took 5 min
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where do you get this transparent film? This can come in handy..
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That looks great..........

Got to give it to you for originality and talent!!!!!!!
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where do you get this transparent film? This can come in handy..
i called this place and asked for a free sample...obvisouly they will catch on soon that nobody is actually buying there product though...

the lady was real nice and sent me samples 2 different times...

http://www.percellsigns.com/i-shoppr...cts/vinyl.html
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Nice job. Are you going for the all blue look?

How'* the cluster coming?
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yes. ALLLLLLLLLL BLUE

the cluster sucks...i get so frustrated with it that it just keeps ending up in the closet. i did buy a 96-99 SSEi cluster off ebay, just cuz i was gonna give up and go back to red, but it doenst work with the 95(yes i knew the risk)...so i have 3 not working dashes.. LOL.

the ECC buttons are made of red plastic and there is no chance of getting them blue unless i REMOLD some new buttons...doubt it

IF i ever get a dash in, i plan on doing this to the compass and the monitor

but up next is the HUD
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After we last talked about your cluster, I did a little research on electroluminescent sheets. I was thinking that is you could scan the factory gauge panel using some of the equipment you have at your school and redesign to accomidate blue EL gauges. I was going to fart around with it but I'd have to scan it in 3 sections and I'm not sure if the result would be a true 1:1 size ratio. Plus, I don't think I have those kind of skills either.

BUT YOU DO!!
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got a link for them?
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