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I have been repairing some of the dead clocks in approximate 1983 Spiders (the red style clocks). Sometimes they just cannot be fixed. However, I found a very nice substitute that fits behind the bezel and looks close to stock. The size of the digits is a little larger than OEM, but they needed to be a little bigger anyway.

There is a battery built in that keeps the time regardless of whether the +12 VDC is applied or not. I have it connected so that it comes on whenever the key is on. See picture (but it is hard to take a good picture of a LED display). The display will also rotate to show voltage, temperature, date, if you choose to do that.

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I have been repairing some of the dead clocks in approximate 1983 Spiders (the red style clocks). Sometimes they just cannot be fixed. However, I found a very nice substitute that fits behind the bezel and looks close to stock. The size of the digits is a little larger than OEM, but they needed to be a little bigger anyway.

There is a battery built in that keeps the time regardless of whether the +12 VDC is applied or not. I have it connected so that it comes on whenever the key is on. See picture (but it is hard to take a good picture of a LED display). The display will also rotate to show voltage, temperature, date, if you choose to do that.

The source is here.


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Adding the ability to see the temperature that’s nice


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The clock in my '88 Spider croaked last year. I used one of these in green, then laser-cut a piece of smoked acrylic for the lens, and 3D-printed an internal support for the switches. Works great!
 
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