I bought a very nice rebuilt combo gauge at a meet for $105 to replace the
oil pressure idiot light and electric temp gauge in my 79 Midget. It looks
new and works well. If you want to go that route, let me know and I can send
you the vendor's phone#.
No financial interest, just a happy customer.
----- Original Message -----
From "Eddie Sheffield" <esheffield at prizmail.com>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 9:00 AM
Subject: Re: Temperature gauge problems
> The catalog I have from "The Winner's Circle" (http://www.spridget.com)
> Claims an average rebuild is 75 USD for most guages. But they are kind of
> vague about it. A new one in the Moss catalog lists for 149 USD.
> As I'm in the same situation, I'd like to hear any comments from anyone
> who's had a rebuild done on their guage. Who did it, how much, how
> and the quality of the work.
> 1971 Midget
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Larry Cogan" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 9:03 AM
> Subject: Re: Temperature gauge problems
> > Don, as we used to say in Oklahoma, "you're screwed"! The magic
> > elixir contained therewith is gone and can only be repaired by a full
> > rebuild. This rebuild is often as expensive as a new gauge. If you
> > need an addy for a rebuilder let me know. Regards, Larry.
> > > The pipe from the radiator to the temperature gauge has broken on
> > > my 1960 frogeye. Is the pipe full of something (Mercury? Water?)
> > > or can I just solder it back. I can live without this and I do not
> > want
> > > to replace the temp/pressure gauge?
> > > Don (Cumbria, U.K.)
> > >