I would be wary of trying that because of the way the numbers and lines on
the faces can smudge just in cleaning, they may not survive glue.
'71 B roadster
'74 BGT bastardization with big aluminum heart :)
'63 Buick 215 cubic inch 'heart'
On Fri, 27 Aug 1999, 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.