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Old 11-02-2008
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i was wondering if you can paint the stock nedeels...and the white line that goes threw the nedeel
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White line is really a dab of white paint on the one end.

You can remove it and paint it. Just make its translucent so it works in the day.
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I painted the white needles with testers model paint...lit up 'okay'. the pics of the black faced cluster in the how-to i made....it's those needles.
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fx4wannabe on an 01 cluster, to sand the back does the needles need to be removed? also can the needles be changed?
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needles need to be removed in order to get the overlays off to sand the green paint away. needles can be changed. a mazda cluster is black face with orange needles(ranger faces + explorer needles)

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needles need to be removed in order to get the overlays off to sand the green paint away. needles can be changed. a mazda cluster is black face with orange lettering(ranger faces + explorer needles)
I have been looking so hard for one of thoes and can never seem to find them.
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I have been looking so hard for one of thoes and can never seem to find them.
I got lucky at my local yard the other day....$20! I have three extra clusters for one truck that i have yet to purchase. LOL!
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^^^^ Lucky........ and what are these extra clusters?
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stock ranger, stock explorer sport trac, stock mazda, and i have a parts cluster(TrePaul's old one) to mess with as well. It's sad really. lol.
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Dude, read my thread, i painted like everything inside of my cluster
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