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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-23-2020, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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Turn Signal & Idiot light lenses

I need to replace the Green (for turn signal & cold indicators) and the red for Hot, Brake, Bright, Oil Pressure, Generator indicators.
Anyone have any suppliers?

I spoke with one speedo shop and he makes them by using clear plastic and painting them. He then uses a "pad" printer (don't know what that is) to print the labels.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 11:55 AM
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Canít you just use colored plastic film, cut to size and glue in there?

As an example:

https://www.amazon.com/Neewer-12x12i...22792739&psc=1

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Yea - that looks like it will work. I now have to print the names on it.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-24-2020, 04:03 PM
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I use this for all of my label printing needs. Handles tape up to an inch wide, and the tape comes in many color combinations including black lettering on clear tape.

https://www.ebay.com/p/12034406875?i...8aAkPyEALw_wcB

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Canít you just use colored plastic film, cut to size and glue in there?

As an example:

https://www.amazon.com/Neewer-12x12i...22792739&psc=1



What a find! I actually own the Strobe Light that those inserts are made for!! :-D Have had it for probably 40ish years.

HOW A NOVICE REBUILDS A 66 IMPALA CONVERTIBLE:
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I use this for all of my label printing needs. Handles tape up to an inch wide, and the tape comes in many color combinations including black lettering on clear tape.

https://www.ebay.com/p/12034406875?i...8aAkPyEALw_wcB

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You got the nice one!
I have the $25 PTouch from Brothers brand from my local Office Supply/Staples store. Like you noted, they've got clear tape, and you can change the style/font to be whatever you want.

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