I glad you reminded her of the trip knob, mine was broken off before I got the
car, and forgot to point out that these are often missing for this very
reason!!!! I like the rubber mat idea Ulix, I'll remember that one.
Ulix Goettsch wrote:
> Two additions:
> The speedo has the trip reset knob sticking out of it. To get the speedo
> out, undo it and rotate it in the hole until you can pull it out.
> To get the chrome rings off (mine came off easily anyway), you can put the
> speedo face down on a piece of stiff rubber (a sheet of gasket/seal
> material) and turn the speedo. If you are lucky, the chrome ring has
> enough friction on the rubber and you can undo it w/o bending the tabs.
> My british car place in Tucson stocked O-rings for use as seals between
> speedo face and glass and speedo and dash. Since the O-rings are a little
> thicker or stiffer than the original seals, assembly becomes very
> On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Patton Dickson wrote:
> > Amy
> > They are part of the gauges, what you have to do is undo the curled nuts
> > that hold the clamps on the back of each gauge. Be very careful not to
> > lose any of these nuts or brackets. Undo the speedo cable. Finally,
> > unattach and mark EVERY wire with exactly where it came from, (a piece of
> > masking tape and a fine tip write anywhere type pen will do fine), make
> > sure that you write enough info so you will remember. The push the gauges
> > from the back, out the front of the dash.
> > Once you have the gauge out, here come the fun pat. The chrome bezels
> > supposedly turn to detach, but often are to tight to do this. You can get
> > a small screwdriver and carefully bend the tabs (for reference there are 6
> > on my tach) up all around to loosen it. If you do this, the bend needs to
> > be ever so slight, and if you go too far, the bezel can and will crack.
> > Good luck, go slow and this will be painless,
> > Patton
> > Amy Soich wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I was wondering how you take the chrome rings off the dash around the
> > > instruments. Anyone know?
> > >
> > > thanks again,
> > >
> > > Amy
> > > 67 Sprite MkIV
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> > Patton Dickson - Dallas, TX
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