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Old 12-20-2007, 05:59 PM
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I did not think the bezel plates were hard to remove. I used a 6 inch socket extension. To repaint the place squares, use a Sharpie paint pen in medium black. It is just like a marking pen, but contains paint. You can do the whole plate in a about a half hour, faster if you were good at coloring in school.
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Old 12-20-2007, 06:29 PM
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Where did you get the Sharpie paint pen?

I've never seen one before. That would be great for touch up later on too.
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Old 12-22-2007, 01:21 PM
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Try markingpendepot.com
Also comes in fine point.
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Old 12-23-2007, 12:06 AM
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Thanks jalderfer. I'll look there.
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A buddy of mine does powder coat @ home. Motorcycle parts mostly. Good stuff.

My T/L bezels are bad too. The black is almost gone. I've fooled around with T/L wiring and those sockets(junk junk junk, what was Ford thinking??!!) P-I-T-A !!!!!!!!!!!!
Not something I want to fool with again. All those lights are working right now, just need to fix the lic/plate lights.

I've though about just touchup paint. The chrome itself is pretty good. That would be a long project.
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I missed the sharpie pen one a minute ago. THAT is the best one I've read in awhile!!! Brilliant !!!!!
My 5 yr old could get mine in like new cond in no time. He LOVES to color
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