Re: [Chrysler300] Painting 1960, 61 and 62 gauge needles
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Re: [Chrysler300] Painting 1960, 61 and 62 gauge needles

Agree with Val - Jeff (and Lyle, his instrument guy) did the tach in my 300F, the electroluminescent gauge cluster and clock in my ’66 Charger, and most recently, the odometer in my ’66 300. Great people to deal with, turnaround is quick, and they do their best to minimize shipping costs. Best of all, they know Mopars, and have the parts required to fix things properly. 


On Jul 6, 2019, at 1:14 PM, Val Jeffers edward1108@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Why not send to Jeff Carter ? He done my G tachometer, clock & radio.  Great job ! 



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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 , John 
Ps Testors  sells a box of little bottles on is orange / red works great .. for needles without EL lighting 

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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.  
Marv R.

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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.


Rich B.


Brentwood, CA


From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx On Behalf Of Charlie V cv300g@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Friday, July 5, 2019 7:37 PM
To: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Chrysler300] Painting 1960, 61 and 62 gauge needles


The needles in my dash gauges light up but the paint is faded. What have you used to touch up the gauge needles ? 


Charlie Valentine


Posted by: Mark R Hopkins <m.hopkins@xxxxxxx>

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