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Old 10-08-2005, 02:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Which should I do ? Gauge needles.

Should I paint them all, like this:

or just the tach like the Z1 had:

I appreciate any input.
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I definitely like the Z1 version...makes it look sportier, unique...
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2nd pic is a lot sportier, but kinda off balances everything. maybe paint a very thin white stripe in the center of the tach needle.
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I just put it back the way it was. Red wasn't letting enought light through for my taste.
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how about paint it a glow in the dark hot pink that way it will sure to catch ur eye. lol
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