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Old 09-10-2004, 11:17 AM   #1
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gauge faces

i have never posted here but i have watched this sight alot.so i feel like i already know alot of you.i own a porsche boxster 99 model.lot of custom upgrades. i also own a mercedes 230 k custom. the reason for this post is i have invented a product to sell for the boxsters.i can make any gauge face with any color configuation.ex.silver face blue numbers that glow blue or green face with purple numbers glowing purple.any 2 color confi. i also change the font of the numbers and even add something custom like a word that will backlit glow like boxster,ruf,gemballa and so on even your name. i have prototyped 1 for mine and it is successfull. iwill post pics soon.if interested call me at 910-527-5137. chris
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Old 09-12-2004, 06:19 PM   #2
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Could you just change to color from black with white numbers, to whit with black numbers? I do not know it I want to do that or just buy new gauges. If I get new gauges would I have to reset the milage?
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Old 09-13-2004, 05:55 AM   #3
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i can do any two colors yes black numbers are no problem with white face what color is your car?thanx
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Old 09-13-2004, 06:32 AM   #4
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Peter: Gauge face replacement will not change your mileage on your Boxster if you use the same cluster and don't drive the car without the cluster plugged in.

I've never changed the faces, but I had my cluster replaced and thought of doing it myself but it needed dealer programming so I had them do it.

ToolPants does it all the time though and says it's just two screws (small speaker cover on left, an one screw behind the emergency flasher on the right) to get the cluster off the dash.

I have my old cluster in the garage and I just might tear it down to see how one can change the gauges out. I know renntech.org has some pictorial posts on how to do it.

Chris: How much are you planning to charge for these replacement faces?
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Old 09-13-2004, 07:09 AM   #5
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149.99 plus shipping you got mail lol. they are so easy to install.i tore my whole car apart so i am rebuiling it now i will post pics soon.but these are simple once you open your gauge just use a plastic fork to remove your orange needles by going under them gently pry up remember the locations though then just pull faces off.they are on by contact cement.the originals and my version both have alignment holes so there are only one way to go on.bvery simple to do thankx. chris
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would love to see some pictures
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Old 09-13-2004, 08:20 AM   #7
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I have the aluminium instrument dials, however I swear they look more white than aluminium.

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Old 09-13-2004, 09:16 AM   #8
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7922167093 these are mine
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Old 09-13-2004, 09:18 AM   #9
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gauge pics 2

here ya go
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Old 09-13-2004, 09:20 AM   #10
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sorry about the big honking pics lol

this is them installed
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Old 09-13-2004, 04:26 PM   #11
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what kind of material is it printed on?
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Old 09-13-2004, 05:10 PM   #12
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The problem is, I have to drive my car and cannot drive it without the gauges. So I do not know what I am going t do yet. The car is Seal Grey.
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Old 09-13-2004, 05:41 PM   #13
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no problem peter we dont need ur gauges .you just drive till you receive the new ones takes abot 30 minutes to install these.and randall they are of a laminate type of plastic like the factory ones.
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Old 09-13-2004, 05:43 PM   #14
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i have also decided if any one wants to do a group buy of 10 or more i will make these for 100 bucks plus shipping anyway you want them. let me know.you must be a member of this forum or rennlist or renntech or babblers though.
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Old 02-08-2005, 01:23 PM   #15
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Can you make the gauges to read in kilometres as well as mph? I live in Canada so this is kind of important, but congragulations on what appears to be a fine product!
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I am looking for a black gauge face for the speedometer in KM for my Boxster 2003 model
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Old 03-07-2007, 01:22 AM   #17
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I'm very intersted im this also. I live in the UK, will the gauges be any different?, how much to ship to the UK ? Do the old gauges just pull off then ?
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Canada uses km?

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Can you make the gauges to read in kilometres as well as mph? I live in Canada so this is kind of important, but congragulations on what appears to be a fine product!
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:58 AM   #19
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I am in for a group buy!!! I'll take mine in red with silver numbers!!
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Old 03-07-2007, 05:10 PM   #20
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I'd be in for a group buy as well.
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