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Old 11-16-2012, 09:22 AM   #31
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I can't my lights to work behind my gauges, just took it all apart as replaced all bulbs and cleaned all contacts and still nothing. I noticed an auto start behind my dash and removed 90% of that which had a few crazy slices into my stock wires. Do you think this could be affecting my lights in the dash? I hear a sound like the switch is opening for the lights but they just won't light!!!! Any suggestions?? I'm goin in for more tomorrow...
The wire for the lights is orange and black i think. Take a volt meter and hook it up to that wire and a ground with the lights off. Then switch the lights on and see if it reads 12v. If it doesnt, then you need to track down why it isnt getting power. If it does work. Then the circuit board on the back of the gauges may be bad.

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Old 06-29-2013, 07:39 AM   #32
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What kind of push start panel is that?

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Old 07-02-2013, 06:37 AM   #33
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1) clean with soap/water
2) light sand with fine grit
3) rinse off with water
4) spray with prep spray and wipe off
5) apply first coat very light and let dry for 10-15 minutes
6) apply 2 or 3 more coats


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If anyone is wondering this is the result of this process of painting your dash. Took 12 hours (mostly prep) but DEFINITELY WORTH IT!!!
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:46 AM   #34
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Sweet dash!! Love custom dashes. Need to start a thread about custom dash work with pictures!
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:52 AM   #35
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Sweet dash!! Love custom dashes. Need to start a thread about custom dash work with pictures!
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:54 AM   #36
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Her is the dash I did for my daughters YJ. I had the dash panel sandblasted and then powder coated black. Painted the dash pad. Then had the dash hydro dipped in Burrell wood pattern.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:28 PM   #37
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Thanks guys, I ordered a Smittybuilt lockbox to replace the oem glovebox, should get here today. Just need to install that and figure out what to do about the trim peice that goes around the steering wheel...

Is this the glove box you are ordering? I havent ordered it yet because the picture shows it in a TJ not a YJ.... has me nervous!
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:40 PM   #38
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Is this the glove box you are ordering? I havent ordered it yet because the picture shows it in a TJ not a YJ.... has me nervous!
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If you download the installation instructions, it shows the YJ version
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:05 AM   #39
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Nice!! Thank you!
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Old 07-05-2013, 12:35 AM   #40
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Amazon is cheaper fyi. And free shipping with prime. And the Amazon also showed the wrong one but it is infact the yj one
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Well put together, looks nice, but I cant help but think, Halloween?
I had a '79 Camaro back in the day, it was Orange with a black spoiler, my friends always said it looked good, but called it the "Great Pumpkin"



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If anyone is wondering this is the result of this process of painting your dash. Took 12 hours (mostly prep) but DEFINITELY WORTH IT!!!
is that just black or is it something else... maybe something with texture?
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:22 AM   #43
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Nah it's just black

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