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This is a discussion on My New Gauges + A-Pillar within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Boost and Oil Pressure for now. I Painted the Autometer A-Pillar using the SEM paint (very close match!). Used 3m ...

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    My New Gauges + A-Pillar

    Boost and Oil Pressure for now. I Painted the Autometer A-Pillar using the SEM paint (very close match!). Used 3m Commercial doublesided tape to bond to the stock a-pillar. Solid as a rock =D. I didn't need to use the clips
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    Night Time Shot...
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    very nice..
    wich gauges are those??
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    Thanks. The gauges are AC Technic's.
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    Looks like mine except I used Autometer Ultralites which lite up green like stock.
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    I like those gauges. Did they come with the lights like that? I'm changing my dash lights to blue, so they would fit nicely without modding.

    Know of a good site that sells them?

    Any chance of that paint chipping/flaking off? I want the 3 pillar, but the autometer is charcoal. I wish I could find one the color of the existing edging.
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    Verbal that is the standard lighting. These are reverse indiglo gauges. I'm sure most vendors should be getting them soon.

    Surprisingly during the install I bumped the a-pillar into a few parts while installing it and the paint did not chip at all. The paint is really high quality and specifically designed for plastics and vinyl.

    I'm also eventually going to add reverse indiglo gauges to the main cluster. Should match up nicely with the gauges...
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    GTI,,give me the exact info of thr pain you used.
    I am going to install my pillar and would love to use this paint =)
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    I bought it from here : http://vinylpro.safeshopper.com/29/cat29.htm?145
    The color I picked was 'warm grey'. Was $10 with the shipping.
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    Its the one that is 5.89???
    and is it aerosol???
    how many do i need for the apillar??
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    Does it matches the other side color pillar??

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    just placed the order =)
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    Venders

    what websites exactly sell those dual pods that the guages sit in, i have been looking but can't find any.

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    Fireman,
    I just ordered mine from Summit Racing. 52.95 for three pod and 49.95 for a two pod. They don't sell a painted one though. You can also check out www.guagepods.com 44.99 for a three and 39.99 for a two. Add five dollars if you want them painted to match.
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    Originally posted by tuca33
    Its the one that is 5.89???
    and is it aerosol???
    how many do i need for the apillar??
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    Tuca
    Does it matches the other side color pillar??
    Yep it's $5.89 + s/h. Just 1 can is more than enough. I still have more than 70% of the can full. The match is very close.
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