post #151 of Old 02-10-2013, 06:06 AM
Dwatts5250
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Corona
Posts: 357
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
when the design is 100% finished, I will see what area is available to add things. The designers of these did not waste much real estate. When you pull off the surround, they look a lot bigger than the actual viewing area.

At this point, whatever room they left I'm sure it'll be fine to put some design into it. Can't wait!!! getting sick of my idiot light gauge, who needs a fuel gauge to take up 1/2 the dash...


"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America' for an amount of up to and including my life. That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it."
Dwatts5250 is offline  
post #152 of Old 02-12-2013, 05:55 AM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
Some... better to not clutter these up to the point that they become hard to read. Ease of use in my mind comes before customization.

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #153 of Old 02-12-2013, 06:57 AM
donthelegend
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: STL
Posts: 931
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
Some... better to not clutter these up to the point that they become hard to read. Ease of use in my mind comes before customization.
Makes sense... Don't want to end up with something like this:

donthelegend is offline  
post #154 of Old 02-12-2013, 11:55 AM
Dwatts5250
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Corona
Posts: 357
Dont see a NRA sticker on it, i got extras...lol

"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America' for an amount of up to and including my life. That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it."
Dwatts5250 is offline  
post #155 of Old 02-13-2013, 09:29 PM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
Sometimes... less is more. Thanks for that pic!

Just a status update. new machine arrived at the office, but Ive been out sick for a few days, some bug got me good. Its going to be a bit of catch up, but I hope to have calibration and whatnot worked out over the weekend.

Progress!

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #156 of Old 02-14-2013, 08:22 AM
KG8893
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Middletown
Posts: 1,127
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
Sometimes... less is more. Thanks for that pic!

Just a status update. new machine arrived at the office, but Ive been out sick for a few days, some bug got me good. Its going to be a bit of catch up, but I hope to have calibration and whatnot worked out over the weekend.

Progress!
Keep on truckin.

I'm not saying we should kill stupid people... Just get rid of all the warning labels...
If you find my comments to "infer" something, they don't. Go to hell.
Built Not Bought #666
KG8893 is offline  
post #157 of Old 02-14-2013, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
New tools...
Attached Thumbnails
20130214_105548[1].jpg  

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #158 of Old 02-15-2013, 03:49 AM
Dwatts5250
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Corona
Posts: 357
drool

"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America' for an amount of up to and including my life. That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it."
Dwatts5250 is offline  
post #159 of Old 02-17-2013, 09:02 AM
Glavus
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Murray
Posts: 216
Is there an ETA yet?
Glavus is offline  
post #160 of Old 02-18-2013, 07:30 AM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
Im working on them

Got the machine software figured out and calibrated last night for general cutting. Getting it to work with my design software is the harder task, and one i am trying to tackle tonight and tomorrow.

(Also have 2 hubs to replace in the XJ to pass inspection, as well as a gunbash poster to work up, and a podcast to record... and not forget the wife's birthday. Busy week!)

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #161 of Old 02-18-2013, 09:59 AM
SGT_Jeep
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Duncannon
Posts: 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azzy View Post

(Also have 2 hubs to replace in the XJ to pass inspection, as well as a gunbash poster to work up, and a podcast to record... and not forget the wife's birthday. Busy week!)
I'm guessing if you forget the wife's birthday, we won't be able to enjoy some nice instrument clusters, haha.

I'm getting more and more excited about these.

'99 XJ Sport: 4" BDS short arms, 31x10.50s, quick disconnects, shackle relocation, removable doors, lots of homebrew rear storage, stock drivetrain. Much more to come.

Just moved to Duncannon, PA. Looking for some wheeling buddies/trails.
SGT_Jeep is offline  
post #162 of Old 02-19-2013, 03:33 PM
Dwatts5250
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Corona
Posts: 357
Yeah, DONT forget the birthday...and remember she's a perpetual 24, like mine (if not, then I hear "You love your jeep more then me")

"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his life wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America' for an amount of up to and including my life. That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it."
Dwatts5250 is offline  
post #163 of Old 02-19-2013, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dwatts5250 View Post
Yeah, DONT forget the birthday...and remember she's a perpetual 24, like mine (if not, then I hear "You love your jeep more then me")
dont have that problem. trust me, this one is a keeper. She's older than I am, and likes to brag about it. And she likes her jeep, guns, and has no problem with just about anything I do

Got the calibration software worked out on the new cutter. I'll be cutting out a new set of gauges tonight as test pieces so I can work out the cut lines 100%, and get the reg down over the next few days.

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #164 of Old 02-19-2013, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
Azzy
Registered User
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Finleyville
Posts: 3,331
Im updating these step by step on the facebook page. If you would like to see them as they come up, hit us up and "Like".

https://www.facebook.com/AzzysDesignWorks

Im the guy who makes new gauges, check out our gallery at Teamadw.com
Azzy is offline  
post #165 of Old 02-19-2013, 06:49 PM
moses21
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: hamburg
Posts: 738
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
Im updating these step by step on the facebook page. If you would like to see them as they come up, hit us up and "Like".

https://www.facebook.com/AzzysDesignWorks
I liked it. Can't wait to see some updates.
moses21 is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
New to Jeepin: Bought 89 Cherokee, it starts and runs but runs rough and stalls in D stockli XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 7 04-29-2013 08:48 PM
(1997) How would I convert idiot light gauges to needle gauges? xjse XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 18 02-11-2013 09:21 AM
runs great cold but when warm it runs bad. flaneryjunior99 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 4 07-09-2011 05:29 PM
gauges, SE to full gauges (tach, oil,temp, etc Xjay96 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 2 02-08-2010 12:00 PM
looking to buy a newer XJ MiZZ XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 27 01-22-2007 07:51 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome