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Old 06-18-2012, 09:07 AM
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Using 1937 Buick instruments in restomod

The electrical system and drivetrain will be from a '95 Buick.
My original plan was to use the '95 intruments as well, but it is really too wide.
1) Can anyone tell me if '37 Buick original instument cluster can be adapted for use on a modern 12 volt electical system and speedometer hooked up to a 4L60E transmission?
2) If the original instruments cannot be adapted, can someone recommend a donor car, or aftermarket instrument, with a similar rectangular confuguration?
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Might think about retro-fitting new gauges in the old housing bezel

http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.c...rod/prd725.htm

I used the VHX gauges in my Camaro and love 'em
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refurbish old gauges

There are companies out there that will rebuild and convert your old gauges to a 12 volt system. When they are done , they look like they just came from the factory. Pick up a copy of Hemmings Motor News magazine and brouse thru the mag. If I can find the listings, I will post the contact information later.
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web sites

Here are some companies that repair gauges.
justdashes.com gaugeguys.com dandmrestoration.com ClocksAndGauges.com
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