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Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 3/09
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How many Barth owners have the same problem I have with the placement of their gauges?


Note the two auto meter gauges I replaced already.I find them much easier to read at a quick glance.

So I decided to upgrade them all,I just ordered all the replacements.

This is going to be a interesting project, as you can see I will have to play around to get the best placement.

Has anyone done this or have any suggestions?


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Dave, look at Ed's redo, I have seen his and looks like factory new. Ed is very talented on things like this.

http://www.barthmobile.com/eve...711054033#6711054033


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Originally posted by sky:
Dave, look at Ed's redo, I have seen his and looks like factory new. Ed is very talented on things like this.

http://www.barthmobile.com/eve...711054033#6711054033

Yes, Ed's is as it should have been in the first place. With a few vehicles, I have had to choose between a comfortable wheel tilt OR a view of the instruments.
 
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Wow thanks to all for the informative feedback, a lot of good suggestions .

Ed's dash came out very well, in fact after seeing his post I think I will try and locate new switches like his with the lighted icons,instead of adding indicator lights, it will save me valuble space.

I'll keep all updated on my progress.


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I have discovered that the sheet metal under the dash vinyl (the shelf over the front of the engine) is rusted through in some places. I noticed this when looking at how wires were routed over the radiator and fans. I hope to replace it with a big sheet of aluminum. This will mean entirely removing the dash and gauges, which I find rather ugly on my '86 regal. So, I get to design from scratch a dashboard! Any ideas out there?
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