I looked all over for a good matching paint, but struck out left and right. I don't know if different years and models have different A-pillars, but the '06 SRT8 is a tannish color with tiny black specks in it. This is what I wound up doing.
To prep the black gauge pod, all I did was scrub it thoroughly with a green scotch pad and hot, soapy water to get it super clean and dull the finish.
Started with this:
This is the paint and clear coat that worked pretty well. I kept spraying light coats of color and compared it with the stock pillar I was going to cover with the gauge pod. It didn't look close until I sprayed a few light coats of the clear.
Still didn't match the right side as well as I wanted, so I painted that one too.
This is the end result. It's not a perfect match to the headliner, but all in all it's not too bad.
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did you install the new piller overtop of the stock one or did your remove the stock one and just put the new one in place of it? I was told to install the gauge piller over the stock one and there is a gap at the top. looks bad.
What I'm gonna do is put some velcro up at the top to keep the gauge pod snug to the stock A pillar. Now it stays for a while and then the gap opens up. Hoping the velcro solves that, and will still be able to separate the two to get at the gauges easier. I don't like the look of those little plastic pins.
Looks good enough to be stock.
How did the Velcro work for you??? I did the same thing, but every time the temp. goes up, the velcro comes loose. There is no other attachment provided so I am in a bad spot. I have triple guages, so the weight his just a tad more than yours or stock. Has any other luck or advise??
What we've got here..........is.........failure to communicate!!!
2005 Magnum R/T, Bright Silver, Mopar CAI, A-Pillar 3 guage pod, Nav. System added, SuperChips Flashpaq, custom dash, engine comaprtment, tinted tails, and detailed brakes.
good deal buddy hows it going. ?
and your always moving guages around lol where is your trinity now uptop>?
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