... and it's cold in the garage too! Daytime high of 46 degrees, low of 32 degrees. I wanted to get the interior done before the cold weather hit, but other home projects took priority. Before the cold hit I completed all the carpet on the passenger side plus the upholstery below both quarter windows. On drivers side I have not yet done the long piece of carpet that runs on the longitudinal. That piece needs plenty of heat and manipulation and a good amount of glue. It's just too cold to do it now.
So, I redirect.
Next will be the padded dash (only glued at the ends) and the installation of all the instrumentation- 3 gauges, clock, vent lever on dash, radio and speakers. Plenty to do!
To help with gauge installation, I took pictures of the back side of the gauges when removing everything, but I will also be referencing a nice electrical diagram I thought I would share. The drawing below is just for the combination gauge, tach and clock. If you're in need of the whole electrical system diagram, I have that as well, just look in the Misc Section of the website.
I will post some photos of the dash when complete.
Just staging these freshly chromed original parts at this time. No reproduction stuff here!
Hope to soon have them assembled and on the doors.
Tumblers are moving freely after coming back from the chrome shop, so other than drilling and taping for a new grub screw, assembly should go fairly smoothly.
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