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Restoration of '48-'50 F-1 gauge panel

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Old 12-20-2011, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Julies Cool F1 View Post
I'm not sure if you are aware of this or not, but they make replacement gauge face decals for the 48-50 Truck instrument panels. I think you could remove your gauges and speedometer, then gently wet sand and paint the main panel. Take a finished gauge to someplace that has a good selection of spray paint colors (like Home Depot) and find a cream or tan that matches (like the Krylon Gloss "Almond" Harley mentioned). If you want it perfect, go to an auto body paint store and have them laser match it. Here's a pic of the gauge faces from C&G Ford Parts:

https://secure435.hostgator.com/~dlv...Face Decal Kit

Great tip! That helps me a lot. Thanks!
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