On Saturday, July 6, 2019, 1:47 PM, John Grady jkg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Have to be careful as paint blocks the electroluminescent light in the needle . Looks great in day , you can see nothing at night ?Leave alone??Best , JohnPs Testors sells a box of little bottles on is orange / red works great .. for needles without EL lightingSent from my iPhone not by choice
On 6 Jul 2019, at 10:00 am, mjraguse@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:Bob's Speedometer Shop in Howell Michigan is a popular resource in the Detroit Area. More than a few years ago, Bob shared his process for gauge needle paint. He told me to use Rustoleum American Accents "Glow Orange" #209638. It says craft and hobby enamel on the small 2 oz jar. It isn't easy to find and I found mine in an old hardware store. But it is a perfect orange glow and it dries quickly. But I agree with Rich's suggestion to go to a good hobby store for model paint.
From: 'Rich Barber' c300@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: 'Charlie V' <cv300g@xxxxxxxxx>; chrysler300 <chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sat, Jul 6, 2019 3:37 am
Subject: RE: [Chrysler300] Painting 1960, 61 and 62 gauge needles
Model airplane paint has some matching red/orange/fluorescent colors and comes with the tiny paintbrush.
The needles in my dash gauges light up but the paint is faded. What have you used to touch up the gauge needles ?