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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-09-2019, 07:35 AM Thread Starter
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My 79 spider stays in garage but when I take it out, the instrument gauges for fuel, oil pressure and temp get foggy.
Seams it last for a couple of hours.
Anyone got a solution for that??
As I recall, it used to happen on my 78 spider back in the 80s, but that was years ago and don't recall if I ever addressed it.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-09-2019, 07:44 AM
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Park it in the sun for and hour or so. Cool garages in high humidity do that to 40 year old cars.
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Drill a small hole in the glass? To let the condensation evaporate?
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-14-2019, 09:39 PM
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Drill a small hole in the glass? To let the condensation evaporate?
Works for airliner windows!

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I'd drill it in the housing.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-16-2019, 05:29 AM
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All these suggestions are full of holes.. as is your instrument. Leave it alone. If it really bugs you, turn the dash lights on for a few minutes. The heat from the bulb will drive out the moisture.

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