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Unread 06-22-2013, 11:47 AM   #1
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best after market speedo gage cluster

What is the best speedometer gage cluster? I see Crown and Omix make them and price varies.

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Unread 06-22-2013, 12:35 PM   #2
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Neither. Find a good used one you'll be much happier in the end.
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Unread 06-22-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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Well, this one is pretty sweet!
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Unread 06-22-2013, 05:55 PM   #4
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This is what I ended up with for my Willys. My son has a CnC machine and made the bezel out of 1/2" billet aluminum. I used all VDO gauges.

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Unread 06-22-2013, 10:42 PM   #5
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Both are pure Junk. I can't believe that the reputable dealers ever sale them. I bought one...during the installation the rivets were literally falling out. Thinking I need to rebuild my original with new temp and fuel gauges.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 05:10 PM   #6
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Gage clusters

These are some very nice options, but I really want to keep things original. I'm nervous about buying an original unit, I don't want to buy the same set of problems I already have.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 12:37 PM   #7
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What are your current problems? I've picked up two used speedos for about $50 each with working fuel and temp gauges. Take the bezel/glass off, clean, paint needles orange, reassemble. Only way to go. ALL of the aftermarket OEM look alikes are crap. I tried them, and chunked them. They look like crap and don't work. OEM is the only way to go.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 01:25 PM   #8
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The Dakota Digital is pretty nice!
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