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Old 08-10-2018, 08:39 AM
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Looking for pics of restored instrument cluster with info on who did your gauges, or anyone using aftermarket gauges in the factory cluster.

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Looking for pics of restored instrument cluster with info on who did your gauges, or anyone using aftermarket gauges in the factory cluster.

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Before and After. I just installed last week. Rick's Restoration 410-538-4528 in MD did the restoration and I was very pleased with service, communication and fair pricing.

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Originally Posted by FLYNAVY30 View Post
Looking for pics of restored instrument cluster with info on who did your gauges, or anyone using aftermarket gauges in the factory cluster.

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I also used Rick’s Restoration in Joppa, MD. He rebuilt the speedometer, calibrated the fuel and temp gauges, plus misc testing, cleaning and polishing. They all look great, and it only took a week. Very happy with his work.





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Corvette Instrument Service converted my cluster including an electronic tach, oil pressure from 60# to 80#, and ammeter to voltmeter.

http://www.corvetteinstrumentservice.com/


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Self designed gauges faces and cluster via Classic Instruments.

Used 65-67 pointers as I hate looks of aftermarket ones, plus wanted to make gauges look more stock like, but used C6 number and lettering styling to add a little more of a modern look to go with rest of car. Also hate seeing name of gauge manufacture, in Big or Small Lettering on them. Check engine light is located in Trip meter location, rather than where Classic puts it their standard Midyear gauge cluster setup. Also high bean light is Blue rather than red as theirs has. Chose spun aluminum for gauge face, to try and brighten up look of cluster.







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Roger Scott/Corvette Inst Service did mine as well as the glove box door. Stock with changes to the oil pressure and tach to match my LT1. Great work!
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Classic Instruments.
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Thanks guys! For those that went the slightly modified route with Classic Instruments, will they do the clock face to match??
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Yes they will.....they are very good about responding to email queries from the web page.
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Interesting....my stock gauges are in need of a refresh.... I may contact them about doing mine and keeping the stock layout, pointer style, etc but a font and color scheme (white on black) thats a little closer to the old Stewart Warner gauges.
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Classic Instruments did my gauges and clock. I designed my own using a hybrid of the Velocity Black & Auto Cross gauges. I had to pay extra to remove their name. Roger Scott did the cluster and glove box door.




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Thanks guys! For those that went the slightly modified route with Classic Instruments, will they do the clock face to match??
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Corvette Specialties of MD West did my tach and speedo internals. I did all the cosmetics - paint, new lenses, filters, etc.

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John at Redline did a great job on my 63 resto-mod, changed the color to match 67 however kept the silver polished cones. Switched the tach to electronic and move the redline to 6500, amps to volts, nothing compares to original gauges



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Corvette Specialties of MD West did my tach and speedo internals. I did all the cosmetics - paint, new lenses, filters, etc.

Great looking wheel, where did you get that?
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Great looking wheel, where did you get that?
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It's an Eric Freeman Teak wheel I bought from Dick Barron at Virginia Vettes six years ago.
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It's an Eric Freeman Teak wheel I bought from Dick Barron at Virginia Vettes six years ago.


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Originally Posted by FLYNAVY30 View Post
Thanks guys! For those that went the slightly modified route with Classic Instruments, will they do the clock face to match??
YES notice my post? Also matched the red paint of the car.
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Autometer American Muscle gauges mounted in the rear of the original cluster using a kit sold by someone (I forget who).
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