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03-24-2004 08:47 AM
GTV4EVR
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Originally Posted by Kjell
Hi Ken, they where originally attached by plastic pins, the ends of which were
melted to hold them in place. I ground off the ends with a dremel tool then
glued them when I put it back together. These gauges sure are some real cheap
sh*t, aren't they? Really out of character with the rest of the car.........
Thanks Kjell!
03-24-2004 08:45 AM
Kjell Hi Ken, they where originally attached by plastic pins, the ends of which were
melted to hold them in place. I ground off the ends with a dremel tool then
glued them when I put it back together. These gauges sure are some real cheap
sh*t, aren't they? Really out of character with the rest of the car.........
03-24-2004 08:38 AM
GTV4EVR How is the plastic in front of the speedo and tach attached? The PO seems to have glued it in and the glue has discoloured. I'm assuming I need to use brute force to remove it, but I figured I would check first.
03-24-2004 08:30 AM
Kjell here's the finished product, much clearer. Now I should be able to see them at
night.
03-24-2004 08:28 AM
Kjell
finished

OK ,finally got around to finishing. Here's a before pic of the cluster.
03-02-2004 08:13 AM
Kjell Hi Alvin, don't recall source but a search
on e-bay will get you lots of options.......


Kjell
03-01-2004 07:34 PM
alvin moreno Kjell, nice job. I plan on doing the same with mine. Were would I find the plastic polish.

Alvin.
03-01-2004 07:15 PM
Sniady Kjell just does everything the right way. Look's good, as everything else you do.
03-01-2004 12:27 PM
Kjell Next step restore housing.....
03-01-2004 12:26 PM
Kjell Here's the plastic polish, works great on
any plastic!
03-01-2004 12:25 PM
Kjell the lenses had some scratches, so I used
some Novus plastic polish and they cleaned up nicely
03-01-2004 12:23 PM
Kjell
starting resoration 73 GTV gauge cluster

My 73' GTV is in great shape, however the gauges are a little "murky" and the
back of the housing is distorted (too
much heat?). The dash is perfect so
I decided to try to find a nice gauge
housing to swap. Found a straight
cluster and started to restore the
plastic lenses. Here's a before shot

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