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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby Tups » Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:41 am

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby Shadow » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:24 pm

camera_man wrote:I'm glad to have them, as it was the only warning that my alternator died on the trail and it was time to head home (didn't like being submerged in muddy water). Good thing too, because the Jeep died as I rolled back into town. Had to tow it back to my house.



If a car doesn't have a gauge, it probably has an idiot light. So if the alternator dies, you'll get a warning illuminated. Some cars have both a gauge and an idiot light. Best of both words...
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby 1974Alfa5spd » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:03 pm

Shadow wrote:
camera_man wrote:I'm glad to have them, as it was the only warning that my alternator died on the trail and it was time to head home (didn't like being submerged in muddy water). Good thing too, because the Jeep died as I rolled back into town. Had to tow it back to my house.



If a car doesn't have a gauge, it probably has an idiot light. So if the alternator dies, you'll get a warning illuminated. Some cars have both a gauge and an idiot light. Best of both words...

I know when the Alfa's alternator croaked after being overworked from recharging a completely flat battery, I got a nice big red light with ALT in the middle of it. All of our other cars have a little red pictorial of a battery.

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby ElectroGhandi » Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:22 pm

Yeah, I've got an oil pressure gauge and an oil warning light (just in case you didn't know that something's wrong if your oil pressure is 5 PSI).
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby AHTOXA » Wed May 22, 2013 2:28 pm

Since we're playing thread revival - I'll join. I've never posted in these, I don't think.

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby RITmusic2k » Wed May 22, 2013 4:18 pm

That's a pretty rad cluster, Tony!



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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby tankinbeans » Wed May 22, 2013 9:31 pm

AHTOXA wrote:Since we're playing thread revival - I'll join. I've never posted in these, I don't think.

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby tankinbeans » Wed May 22, 2013 9:33 pm

Here it is again.

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby six » Wed May 22, 2013 9:54 pm

tankinbeans wrote:
AHTOXA wrote:Since we're playing thread revival - I'll join. I've never posted in these, I don't think.

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What in the Sam hill?

Reminds me of a motorcycle's gauge cluster. :)
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby potownrob » Thu May 23, 2013 1:54 am

tankinbeans wrote:Here it is again.

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THAT's a ford custer??
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby potownrob » Thu May 23, 2013 1:55 am

AHTOXA wrote:Since we're playing thread revival - I'll join. I've never posted in these, I don't think.

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duuuuuuude.....2 kool 4 skool 8) :D :mrgreen:
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby potownrob » Thu May 23, 2013 1:59 am

Daytime shot:
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Nightime shot (taken the same day):
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edit: better shot:
cool winter shot from the tank's last sub-30k mile:
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apparently i stopped in the middle of the road to take this one :shock: :? :roll:
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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby 1974Alfa5spd » Thu May 23, 2013 3:32 am

six wrote:Reminds me of a motorcycle's gauge cluster. :)

Except the tach only goes to about half of what say, a 600cc sport bike engine would go to. :lol:

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Re: Post a Pic of your Gauge Cluster!

Postby AHTOXA » Thu May 23, 2013 9:05 am

1974Alfa5spd wrote:
six wrote:Reminds me of a motorcycle's gauge cluster. :)

Except the tach only goes to about half of what say, a 600cc sport bike engine would go to. :lol:

:lol:

Parts of the Sonic design cues were taken from motorbikes - example is the dash cluster and the front headlamp setup.

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