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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:49 pm    Post subject: 4" speedometer gauge for a 69 ghia Reply with quote

I have been hunting for an aftermarket speedometer gauge for a 69 ghia. All I can seem to find is 3 3/8" or 3 3/4". Does anyone know who make them? I think it would look really silly if I have all aftermarket gauges and the old speedometer. I have called Egauges and got no where. Thanks for the help.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:54 pm    Post subject: gauge size Reply with quote

you need to find one that is 4 1/4 and if you do post it because I cant find one either. I assume its a ghia only size for the 68-71 years Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you're trying to match VDO Cockpit gauges, a 914 speedo might work. It's black with a black bezel and red needle, but it's only 4 inches in diameter. Not my picture:

http://www.p914.com/p914-resources/p914-gauges/p914-gauges-speedo-120_70-72_front-biege.jpg
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks sactojesse. That excatly what I am looking for. I will start looking for Porsche gauges. Any good retails you know of? Did you put them in your ghia?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

914 speedo diddnt fit my 71, too small
I ended up painting up my stock speedo to match, looked alright
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was it a bitch to take apart? But it looks great!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a shot of what I did, but I would still like them to match some aftermarket oil temp, oil pressure, and volt gauges

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

it takes a bit of patience to pry off the chrome ring, and make sure you replace the needle i nthe exact same spot when you reassemble, or it will throw off your calibration.

btw type 3 speedo is the right diameter, you just need to grind off the mount tabs in the back because they mount differently.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CLKWRK- what kind of cd player is that? I am looking for a CD player that will not require any dash modifications.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

that is a sony xplod deck, i does not fit in the original hole , I had to mount it from the back with a fancy bracket I made.

I am not using it anymore as I did cut my dash for my 911 gages
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