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Old 08-09-2018, 08:54 PM   #1
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Default Amazon/544 instrument cluster parts etc?

I’m in the planning stages of restoring one of the clusters.

Where do you get the sea anemone? Inserts that bring illumination to the warning lights?



Other than trying to piece together good warning light logos, does anyone make decals for these ?

oil, turn, amp, high beam




lastly any 52mm tach pods that would look similar to original ones?

I have a small 240 tach that Im thinking about using

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Old 08-09-2018, 09:06 PM   #2
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Maybe check with Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna spares? VP autoparts and cvi-automotive.se may be a place to check. although cvi is on vacation right now.

That rally cluster is really what these cars should have have gotten standard. Looks great and what a find!
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:25 PM   #3
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Maybe check with Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna spares? VP autoparts and cvi-automotive.se may be a place to check. although cvi is on vacation right now.

That rally cluster is really what these cars should have have gotten standard. Looks great and what a find!
didnt find anything on VP

not mine... I like the original one. I had the gauges from a rally but theres no room in the dash
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Old 08-09-2018, 11:26 PM   #4
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The 544 uses the same cluster, but the dash exposes that bottom part that the 122 covers up.

That rally dash is pretty sweeeeet looking.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:15 AM   #5
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Dear lord. I did a bit similar gauge set-up on my 121, it was 35 years ago. And I still have similar thoughts about hotrodding ab Amazon. I need help.

But you have to cut dash and trim to use that on 122.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:22 AM   #6
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I once hacked up a nice 142E GT cluster I found in a junkyard and got that to fit in my old 122. Along with the 142E's engine, trans, rear axle, seats, gas tank. Possibly other parts, I forget.
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I need solutions not history lessons lol
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It's just a little rubber tube that stops the light from bleeding out all over the place. Maybe try a piece of rubber tubing?
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It's just a little rubber tube that stops the light from bleeding out all over the place. Maybe try a piece of rubber tubing?
that's what I been thinking but I dont want to mess with gluing it in. The stock ones have a lip where it mounts between frame and lens
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:31 PM   #10
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Valve seal of some sort maybe?
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Old 08-11-2018, 02:18 AM   #11
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Strain relief rubber from Mil connector?
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Old 08-11-2018, 09:42 AM   #12
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Valve seal of some sort maybe?
hmm maybe some small engine might work. Good idea

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Strain relief rubber from Mil connector?
this might be the easiest route.
Im going to call VDO and see what they say first


for the logos I was even thinking of custom water decals then some sort of clear

silk screen might be too difficult ? I never tried it but after watching 1/20 of a youtube video I feel like an expert

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Old 08-12-2018, 05:43 PM   #13
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Plumbing/faucet repair parts. There is a bin at lowes/home depot
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:19 PM   #14
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Looking to copy something special?
A homemade Amazon unicorn using 140GT parts:

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Old 08-14-2018, 11:47 AM   #15
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Jack, if you get in a bind: I still have 4 Amazon clusters on a shelf. I'm happy to send you one as parts, just cover shipping.
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Old 08-14-2018, 11:35 PM   #16
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Thanks Let me see if I can figure out the tubes. havent had the time for it
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Old 08-19-2018, 05:07 PM   #17
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