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glen
07-12-2007, 12:40 PM
Next Monday, when the mechanic gets back from vacation,
I'll need to let him know about what to do on the Temp
and the gas gauges....we know that the temp gauge is
"long gone" [xx(] and we think all we need is a new sending
unit for the gas tank[?]but then we really don't know for
sure. Would it be better to by pass the existing gauges, at
this time (AMP, Oil, Gas and Temp) and put in a multi purpose
one under the dash.....if it can be done....Any thoughts?

For right now I am just trying to get her to be a daily
driver :) with a new fuel pump, brakes that really work,
and gauges that are not hit/miss [}:)] among other things.

Also if it can and sounds like an idea...what brand of
gauges are advisable, over others, and price range.

Thanks for any advice and recommendations [8D]

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

JDP
07-12-2007, 01:00 PM
After market gages are sort of silly when NOS and good used are as common as dirt and cheap. I.e.I can sell you a whole used cluster for $25 and or you can but NOS gages on ebay and I just sold a new sending unit for the tank for little more. BTW, as a aside, I would not pay a mechanic for those simple jobs. I few screws, put the wires back in the order you took them off and your done.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
64 GT R2
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

glen
07-12-2007, 03:41 PM
Thanks JDP for your response! Sent an email to you off line.

My only problem is I am limited to using my left hand for
most anything these these days and I am a natural right
hander....so that is why I rely upon the mechanic for even
the simplest things related to auto work.....Though I try
and get a "Studebaker" discount when the bill is being added
up :)



http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ