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Hello all,
I Let me start with thanking the community, while I have not been an active member I have been reading the forum for some years now. After years of lusting over my uncles GTV 1750 for years I have finally procured my own. A 1973 GTV 2000 requiring full restoration that I will be posting plenty of photos of after bringing her home in the coming weeks.

I am a huge fan of the GTV2000 with the exception of the more modern instrument cluster. I believe the individual pods of the earlier Juniors and 1750's were a more classic look. That being said, I'd like to retain at least the original odometer with the vehicle as the miles are accurate and documented. Does anyone know if the instruments from the 2000 can be put into the pods of the earlier dashes? If not then how difficult is sourcing new gauges? I have not seemed to find any through the traditional alfa part sources.
Any help would be greatly appreciated and I'm excited to finally join the community.
 

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I did exactly this, purchasing the dash as a repro from My Alfa Bertlesbeck in Germany and buying the gauges from KenGTA here. If you need the miles to match, gauge specialists can roll the miles to match your old gauge. No way the 2000 gauges are going in the pod.
 

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I did exactly this, purchasing the dash as a repro from My Alfa Bertlesbeck in Germany and buying the gauges from KenGTA here. If you need the miles to match, gauge specialists can roll the miles to match your old gauge. No way the 2000 gauges are going in the pod.
How much modification of the wire harness was required to backdate to the classic gauges? I’m a former Mercedes technician so I’m not terrified of electrical but it’s a benefit to hassle analysis lol
 

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Its just connect the dots. I made a plug and play harness that leaves the 2000 connectors in place and goes from there. Few evenings at the kitchen table with sketchbook to sort it out, ganged a few grounds and B+ etc.
 

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There are two connectors for the 2000 style dash, I called them A and B then mapped out where each pin needs to go for the Junior style.
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Its just connect the dots. I made a plug and play harness that leaves the 2000 connectors in place and goes from there. Few evenings at the kitchen table with sketchbook to sort it out, ganged a few grounds and B+ etc.
I really appreciate the quick responses and the help. I look forward to getting the car home and get to work. Thanks again.
 

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This is what I did for a Resto Mod I built. I repined the stock plugs so it could be returned to stock. IMG_0047.jpeg IMG_0054.jpg
 

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Well, you like what you like, but personally I like the 2 liter car IP/dash the best. But, if you must - the 1750 guages can be hard to find, and expensive. But Spider guages are plentiful, and look to be the right size, and can be refaced by someone like Palo Alto Speedo.
 

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An alternative to GTV and/or Spider gauges are Speedhut gauges. They are not cheap but offer lots of options and excellent quality. All electronic. The large gauges are slightly smaller than the Alfa gauges - an adapter is easily fabricated. The small gauges are the same.
 
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