At 01:47 AM 05/03/2000 EDT, Passnb4U@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 5/2/00 7:54:23 PM Pacific Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Quickie: in my '57 I removed the three screws that hold in the chrome
>> bezel around the V guage cluster and it still won't budge. I suspect
>> to remove something else to get access to the temp guage.
>> While driving home from Olympia WA to Portland this afternoon, the temp
>> guage went from happy middle to far LEFT. Yes it was telling my my engine
>> was freezing up. Fortunately, I wasn't fooled, and realized its some
>> electrical problem and not a flux in the universal laws of thermodynamics.
>> Miq Millman email@example.com
> Hmmmn...must just be stuck..shouldn't be anythiing else holding it
>in....but before you pull the cluster out (and it won't come very far out at
>that) reach behind the dash and put a little "wiggle" on the connections,
>they are a "snap" type fit, not screwed on. My '59 loves to work loose.
> Also, check the wiring at the sending unit too...
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
My speedo cable was real short and held mine up. I also found that the
little rubber foam anti-rattle pads had "melted" and run down effectively
glueing the cluster to the dash. Once I got it broke loose the first time
it's been no problem since.
57 Chevy 3100
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959