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Old 01-14-2013, 11:53 PM   #1
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My last cluster restoration

Thought you guys might like to see the cluster I redid recently. I was fortunate enough to find a stock 6-cylinder tach. Let me tell you this is a lot of work! I used all original parts even extensively buffed out the lens and reused it.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:55 PM   #2
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A couple more pics....
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:09 AM   #3
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Very nice! Those six cylinder tachs are very hard to find, I've only seen one for sale over the past year and a half.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:58 AM   #4
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Re: My last cluster restoration

hope my cluster looks that good when finished and I hope I can get my hands on the tach cluster I asked you about Larry
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:35 AM   #5
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hope my cluster looks that good when finished and I hope I can get my hands on the tach cluster I asked you about Larry
Yes it will!
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:23 AM   #6
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Nice work.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:46 AM   #7
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These details are some of the most satisfying and fun parts of a project, and you really notice trucks with details like a nice cluster vs the average one at shows and on ebay, etc.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:48 AM   #8
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Beautiful!
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:49 PM   #9
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That's awesome
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:12 PM   #10
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Re: My last cluster restoration

I've got a '61... do all the '64-'66 clusters have full-needle gauges, or are some of them idiot lights?

I found a junkyard with a bunch of '64-'66 trucks in it, and I always glance for the tach, but never thought to look for the full needle gauges.

The full-instrument clusters (instead of idiot lights) are pretty rare in the '60-'63 trucks, so I always knew to look for those.

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Old 01-15-2013, 05:43 PM   #11
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Re: My last cluster restoration

Now all you need is a clock on the left side.

Looks very nice.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:49 PM   #12
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do all the '64-'66 clusters have full-needle gauges, or are some of them idiot lights?
Most of them are idiot lights. My 64 C10 was all idiot lights. I found a decent gauge cluster at a swap meet, and was able to get all the gauges working and installed the cluster in my truck. Mine doesn't have a tach though. Gauges aren't all that rare, but tachs are.
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:23 PM   #13
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The 65 I just bought had gauges not idiot lights... no tach though.

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Old 01-15-2013, 07:33 PM   #14
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:37 PM   #15
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Thanks guys!!



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Now all you need is a clock on the left side.

Looks very nice.
I've been thinking that or a vacuum gauge.
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