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Old 03-11-2013, 12:00 AM
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Overhead Gauges

Any go some photo,s of their overhead gauge set up. I am looking at doing this and wanted to see what it looks like prior to purchasing. (Simon, I think I saw a night time photo of your set up way back, cannot find it now though. Do you have a photo of it in the day time aswell mate.) Thanks guys.
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the console was about $500. but that was a while back
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:51 AM
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Nice set up Brian. I like that set up better than the pillar gauges, just my opinion though. Too many fast and furious Lancers ruined the pillar gauges.
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Hi Wallsy,
I just used the cheaper Race Tech gauges from flea-bay. No issues with the gauges, they have been accurate, reliable and were easy to set up. The only regret was getting smoke finish gauges - cause if you wear sunglasses you can see the gauge during the day.
I've also getting long-sighted, so pillar mount wasn't going to work for the closest 2 gauges. Even the ones mounted ahead of the console are too close. When I get round to working on the truck again I will make a mount to fit the 3 overhead gauges over the rear-view mirror.

Along with the other outstanding bits and pieces I have been putting off until the weather gets to cold to stuff around outside.


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Have you got a day time shot of the overhead set up mate??
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gauges

power off (smoked out):
https://plus.google.com/photos/10776...898?banner=pwa

power on (lit):
https://plus.google.com/photos/10776...890?banner=pwa

from drivers head rest (I need to move the o/h gauges further forward)
https://plus.google.com/photos/10776...986?banner=pwa
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Whoever owned my F100 before me, had oil, vacuum, temp and other gauges cut into dash binnacle but I need to replace them but don't like them in there.
May put them in a triple dash pod and see what they look like.
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Only Voltage up there so far. Will also put temp and oil pressure up there, along with LPG gauge (currently hanging around under the dash), and UHF radio.

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That looks good up there. Speakers too ?
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That looks good up there. Speakers too ?
maybe
Already got speakers in the doors, but they're a crap fit so I may move'em upstairs

Real handy spot for wallet, log book etc
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So, is it timber or fiberglass ?
Can't see pic real great on my iPad.
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'tis a 'glass jobby!

Not sure of the make, guess theree'd be a maker's tag on the inside somewhere, so I'll check when I get to fitting the radio etc.
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Ill have a go at making one.
Cardboard for shapes then some very light ply wood. Wrap in vinyl/fabric or fire glass and paint.
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