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Old 10-05-2018, 12:09 AM   #1551
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Re: My 50 roadster pickup build

The next two pics show a close up of the gauges. I ordered them with a white background, with dark green numbers and hash marks, red pointer. The green going with the outside color of truck. At night they light up bright, when you turn on your headlights.

I'm very pleased with how everything looks.

Another thing I like about the gauges is they have a 340 degree swipe, compared to the less that half on the old 4 small gauges. Lot easier for an old man to read...Jim

Sorry I forgot to add that I had them program the odometer with the same milage my old gauge had.
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Old 10-05-2018, 06:25 AM   #1552
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Nice choice, they look good Jim.
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Old 10-05-2018, 08:05 AM   #1553
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Anytime Dad Glad to help!

Another thing on the gauges speedo is GPS,with 1/4mile,60 ft,top speed,direction,elevation.
The fuel gauge can be programmed to work with Any sending unit on the market.

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Jim, Really updating the OL Girl HUH! I like those Speed Hut Gauges but then I liked the Classic Gauges too. What's Next? Ray
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Old 10-05-2018, 09:56 AM   #1555
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Nice choice, they look good Jim.
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Jim, Really updating the OL Girl HUH! I like those Speed Hut Gauges but then I liked the Classic Gauges too. What's Next? Ray
Thanks Ray, what's next, get back to wet sanding painted parts so I can get the truck back on the road. I'm taking way to long...Jim
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How is it going Jim? Everything OK? You have been absent from your build - Ray
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Re: My 50 roadster pickup build

Awesome paint work again!
Good choise on the gauges, specially when they light up.
Great match!

And Yes, I’m with Ray, everything okay??
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love the gauges jim, they look like electroluminescent. I bought a focus SVT for my daughter that had EL lighting, and I worked in aerospace where EL was a standard for instrument panel labels. It is very clear and no hots spots! I love how they match the truck too.
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Re: My 50 roadster pickup build

Are those Speedhut Jim? It's important to have good looking instruments when you spend time behind the wheel. The backlit numbers at night is a nice touch.

EDIT: I just went back and read the previous page and saw that the gauges were indeed from Speedhut. I'm running their GPS speedo too, it's awesome...
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Yes everything is OK, I just can't get enough time to make much headway. It's all wet sanding from this point. Hopefully this week I'll get going...Jim
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love the gauges jim, they look like electroluminescent. I bought a focus SVT for my daughter that had EL lighting, and I worked in aerospace where EL was a standard for instrument panel labels. It is very clear and no hots spots! I love how they match the truck too.
Thanks joe, I'm real happy with the change, can't wait to get truck back together, so I can enjoy them.

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Are those Speedhut Jim? It's important to have good looking instruments when you spend time behind the wheel. The backlit numbers at night is a nice touch.

EDIT: I just went back and read the previous page and saw that the gauges were indeed from Speedhut. I'm running their GPS speedo too, it's awesome...
Mark, I saw what you had Speedhut do for your speedo, that was really cool. I guess I should have talked with them more, I could have maybe made mine a little nicer. But I happy...Jim
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Awesome paint work again!
Good choise on the gauges, specially when they light up.
Great match!

And Yes, Iím with Ray, everything okay??
Thanks Kees, I appreciate it, and I'm OK, just need to get going on sanding...Jim
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Jim, didn't want to stir anything up. Just worried because you hadn't posted any updates! Sounds like you have it under control. Later Ray
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Jim, didn't want to stir anything up. Just worried because you hadn't posted any updates! Sounds like you have it under control. Later Ray
Hey my friend, your not stirring anything up. I need a kick every now and then...Jim
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