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Re: White-face gauges?

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Subject: Re: White-face gauges?
From: Tim Nagy <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 13:43:19 -0400
just a thought, but look at or

If you were that hard-pressed to put the light faced guages in, I wonder
if these would fit....would need reworked, as they are for a 10" wheeled


Max Heim wrote:
> I'm also a little puzzled; but it occurs to me, having had the gauges
> apart once, that someone with a little competence in computer graphics
> (Illustrator, CorelDraw) could draw up a perfectly convincing white gauge
> face, print it out on high quality stock, and attach it over the original
> face using a removable adhesive such as rubber cement. This would give
> you a chance to evaluate the concept at the cost of about 10 worth of
> paper, instead of a few hundred $ in gauges. Using a color laserprinter
> at Kinko's (rather than an inkjet)  and having it laminated should make
> it durable enough to last for months, or even years if garaged.
> Just a wild idea that came to mind...
> Dan Pockrus had this to say:
> >
> >       For reasons I have yet to understand, Loyal Son has decided he would
> >like white-faced gauges in his B. The only set of white-face gauges I am
> >aware of is the VDO Vintage series. Does anyone else know of others (or,
> >conversely, another way to do this (or further, a good way to talk him out
> >of it?))?
> >
> >Dan Pockrus
> >'74B awaiting paint
> >
> >
> >
> --
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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