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Dano - I've looked a few places but cant find any previous discussions of how to convert the ammeter to a volt meter. Mind walkin' us newbies through how you switched yours over?

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JD- I didn't convert mine. i just purchased Mid-Fifty's replacement gauge that looks like the factory Amp gauge but works like a Volt meter. The gauge conversion i did was regarding the temperature gauge.

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Dano, Your truck cleaned up nice!! Think of all the thousands you saved now that you don't need a new paint job!! LOL
HA HA! Thanks! Well, its still a 50 footer, just has a really nice shine to 'er now! I'm collecting body parts that I'll be needing for the re-paint so I'll have them when i get started. BTW- Been following your Firetruck thread off and on. That thing is really looking sharp!
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JD- I didn't convert mine. i just purchased Mid-Fifty's replacement gauge that looks like the factory Amp gauge but works like a Volt meter. The gauge conversion i did was regarding the temperature gauge.


HA HA! Thanks! Well, its still a 50 footer, just has a really nice shine to 'er now! I'm collecting body parts that I'll be needing for the re-paint so I'll have them when i get started. BTW- Been following your Firetruck thread off and on. That thing is really looking sharp!
Thanks Dano, Your truck looks good now and will be even better sporting new paint. Keep up the good work!!
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Hey just read your whole thread! Very inspiring! And helpful too. Going to swap rears on my 51 f1 soon and your info is great!
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