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Gauge Pics

Post by dskeeler » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:46 pm

Anyone have any pics of there dash with a custom setup? Looking to put in aftermarket gauges and looking for some ideas! Thanks,

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Re: Gauge Pics

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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by dskeeler » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:34 am

What did you use to hold the gauges? Is it just a hard piece of plastic? And were did ya get it from. It looks good, that is most deffentally what I want to do. Thanks.
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by dskeeler » Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:01 pm

Did you build that yourself (MalibuRacing)? If so is there anyway I could get a template? Looks really good!
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by Doober » Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:10 pm

The panel is/was made by blownbigblock. I'm not sure if he still makes them or not, but he's actually from Saginaw, so you may be able to get one made since you're (very) local ;)
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by MalibuRacing » Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:07 pm

Yeah, what Doober said... :D
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by dskeeler » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:36 am

Thanks alot guys.
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by 79izfine » Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:45 am

i saved this pic i found here ,,, bit tough to find original one with the wiper switch above headlight Image ,,,,, Image
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by Doober » Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:07 am

You should be able to cut the opening for the wiper switch in a later panel pretty easily with a Dremel.
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by 79izfine » Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:38 pm

still would need the mounting bracket
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Post by Doober » Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:46 pm

Dixie sells 'em, made of metal no less 8)
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by 79izfine » Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:29 am

good to know thanks ,,,, should have been metal from gm
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by blownbigblock » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:49 am

I don't know which type of dash you have but I make 2 long sweep style and 1 for the round or ralley style.
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Re: Gauge Pics

Post by Doober » Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:27 am

I always thought the one without the dash vent is interesting... does the bezel need to be cut to match it, or was there a bezel made without the vent provision?
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