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Re: [Mgs] Rectangular Bezel Removal

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Subject: Re: [Mgs] Rectangular Bezel Removal
From: The Roxter <>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 15:31:09 -0600
Bert P wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have an electric clock, about 30 x 40 mm, in one of my other British 
> cars.
> (That is about the size of an oil pressure gauge on a late USA MGB).
> It worked previously, but did not resume service after I had the car 
> stand unused for a little over 20 years.
> So, I would like to open the clock, but I am very reluctant to pry the 
> bezel off.
> AFAIK that is the only way to reach the interior.
> I'm afraid the ridges of the bezel may break off.
> Any suggestions on how to proceed? 
Sometimes it's just a matter of twisting the bezel until the tabs line 
up with voids in the edge and the bezel can be slid off the gauge.

Often the rubber washer will deteriorate and make it hard to turn the bezel.
-The Roxter
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