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Chrome Billet Gauge Panel...somewhat blinding

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funkcity

But I see in some of the new pics here that Malibu for 07 has blacked out the billet dash. Cheers.gif

I wonder how much trouble it would be to retrofit my 06 V-Ride? Hmm...

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WakeGirl

It's just the angle, billet's still there for '07. In addition the switches have a billet surround as well. Looks pretty sweet if you ask me.

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funkcity

Don't get me wrong billet is cool. It's just the chrome plating that is rough on the eyes early or late in the day.

The custom boat fraternity in SoCal has adopted a pewter-anodized billet that looks very hi tech and does not glare. Daves Custom Boats led the way with this.

It's really not black?? That really fooled me if so!

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pennery
Don't get me wrong billet is cool. It's just the chrome plating that is rough on the eyes early or late in the day.

The custom boat fraternity in SoCal has adopted a pewter-anodized billet that looks very hi tech and does not glare. Daves Custom Boats led the way with this.

It's really not black?? That really fooled me if so!

No it's just a reflection off of that UGLY windshield. Cry.gif

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Malibuman

I have billet and never a problem!

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BlastRlxi
I have billet and never a problem!

Same here.

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WakeAndSno

When the chinsy chrome started chipping off on my '05 billet dash, I took it, along with all of the other chromed items, to a good friend of mine who stripped all of the chrome and coated the piseces with grey teflon molybdenum. (his website is http://www.dna-coatings.com) I'll try and get some pics, but it looks sick (and is TOTALLY custom :)).

JZ

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funkcity
When the chinsy chrome started chipping off on my '05 billet dash, I took it, along with all of the other chromed items, to a good friend of mine who stripped all of the chrome and coated the piseces with grey teflon molybdenum. (his website is http://www.dna-coatings.com) I'll try and get some pics, but it looks sick (and is TOTALLY custom :)).

JZ

Very cool JZ.

Grey teflon molybdenum finish? I'd LOVE to see some pics!

BTW, how hard is it to remove/replace the billet dash plate?

Thanks!

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WakeGirl

JZ,

Did you take all of the Wakesetter stepped emblems as well? I'd love to see some pics as well.

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99response

I saw some 2007's in person today, and both had the same old billet dashes.

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SunriseH2OSkier
No it's just a reflection off of that UGLY windshield. Cry.gif

I believe the word you are searching for is FUGLY...

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funkcity

I think I see a project in the near future.

But I might as well add........ a custom "Rudder Position Indicator" above the LCD screen.

10 LEDs or a cable (offshore-style) driven from either the actual rudder or the steering column itself.

Hmm...

I've got some homework to do here. :)

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woody

I have billet and never a problem!

Same here.

Ditto!

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WakeAndSno
Very cool JZ.

Grey teflon molybdenum finish? I'd LOVE to see some pics!

BTW, how hard is it to remove/replace the billet dash plate?

Thanks!

JZ,

Did you take all of the Wakesetter stepped emblems as well? I'd love to see some pics as well.

Yes, I did all chrome billet pieces.

Its really simple to remove the billet dash piece. You jsut unscrew the little fiberglass/plastic suround, and remove the brackets fromt he back - 5 minutes MAX.

I'll be out of town for a few days, but I'll try to snap some photos when I retrun...

JZ

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