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Re: Easier to read guages?

To: "Dave Dahlgren" <>
Subject: Re: Easier to read guages?
From: "dpulju" <>
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 11:33:20 -0700
I thought the old indicator straight up wasn't used any more. I sure liked
it when i was racing. Made it a lot easier to see if things were working ok
ssuunnyy and 90 in pahrump
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Dahlgren" <>
To: "Bob Denton" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2003 2:14 AM
Subject: Re: Easier to read guages?

> Get a shift light and an oil pressure light. You would be one of the very
> that actually looked at the gauges once a run is underway. Water temp and
> temp are nice to make sure that the engine is warmed up before you make a
> You can always rotate the gauges as well so that a normal reading has the
> indicator pointing straight up as well then you won't be reading them
> just looking for the relative position of the indicator.
> Dave
> Bob Denton wrote:
> >
> > I am getting ready to begin setting up my dash/guages on my roadster. My
> > dash is well shaded by a hard tonneau. Since my eyes are the same age as
> > me, they are "older", so to speak. So, the dilema. I will spend most of
> > my time in the car with my eyes looking at bright objects like North
> > Carolina concrete and sky, or Utah salt and sky. What should my guages
> > be to be readable? White numerals on black or black numerals on white?
> >
> > I'd really appreciate some help here.
> >
> > Bob Denton

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