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Old 01-09-2013, 02:15 AM
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speedometer reflection?

So idk if its just me but at night I have a reflection of the speedometer on the windshield. I am 6 ft 1 and its right where I have to see the road. For the shorter people they probally dont have it right in their way. But has anyone done anything to fix it? I was thinkig of making a custom bracket to angle the speedometer but just wanted to see if anyone knows any different ways before starting a headache like that
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:36 AM
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Re: speedometer reflection?

That won't ever work. If you take the dash apart, you'll understand why.

Also, the only light that reflects onto my windshield is the dummy light for the seatbelt.
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Re: speedometer reflection?

dim the dash light
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Re: speedometer reflection?

I got a dash mat that helped with that a little. But mainly it helped with glare from the 2 parts of the dash itself. Maybe stick a towel up there and give it a test run?
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Re: speedometer reflection?

Now its dark again I can tell you exactely what's up I am looking at it right now its the bottom piece of the cluster that I see. the light is reflecting off it I'm going to take it apart and paint it a flat black and put longer screws in the top holes and put some washers on it so its angled downward a little bit
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Re: speedometer reflection?

LOL good luck with that.
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Re: speedometer reflection?

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That won't ever work. If you take the dash apart, you'll understand why.

Also, the only light that reflects onto my windshield is the dummy light for the seatbelt.
Well anything can be done with the right amount of time and fabrication
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Re: speedometer reflection?

That's how the shamwow was invented.
I thought dim the lights like mobsta said or adjust the seat. Or both but you may stumble onto a cool thing. Keep us posted.
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Re: speedometer reflection?

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That's how the shamwow was invented.
I thought dim the lights like mobsta said or adjust the seat. Or both but you may stumble onto a cool thing. Keep us posted.
If I adjust my seat to where I can't see it, it is very uncomfortable and I have one of them stupid white face gauges off ebay. I hate who ever put it on but I see the blue reflection. I am getting a el gauge from a friend so maybe that won't glare up like this one but I'm still going to try this out incase anyone else has this issue.
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Pretty much got flamed for driving like a jackass and was told to slow down. And I'll be damned, slowing down fixed it.

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Re: speedometer reflection?

Thats….unfortunate. Dim the lights.
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Re: speedometer reflection?

anything would be an improvement over the dam white gaug, go for the el cluster for sure...
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