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Offline BARRACUDA1968

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Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« on: December 25, 2012, 09:45:32 AM »
UPS just dropped off my new gauges and the (Woodgrain) bezel Randy did for me.  I had to install the gauges to see what they look like.

I really like how it looks.  The only thing I had a hard time deciding when I ordered the gauges is whether to go with Black outer bezels or Polished.  I chose polished.  I think it turned out great.  I didn't want something that looked completely custom but I wanted something a little different.  I can always change the bezels if I want to go with black later.



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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2012, 10:58:17 AM »
Very nice!
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2012, 12:32:15 PM »
wow! where did the guages come from?

Offline kev 190164

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2012, 01:25:46 PM »
i am going to upgrade all my clock soon. they look very nice 8)

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2012, 09:27:18 PM »
Gauges are from www.speedhut.com

They fit right in the bezel.
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2012, 09:33:27 PM »
time to save my money again.....always something! i really dislike the original gauges though....to finicky. Yours really look good with the chrome bezels...great choice!
just noticed your fuel gauge is with the speedo....nice!
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2012, 11:06:56 PM »
those are slick
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2012, 08:56:30 AM »
 i love the gauges but what goes in the last to holes. going to do the same on my 79 which as been off the road the last 3 years. also do i need to do anything to the auto box for the speedo cable and any mods to the dash loom. also where do you buy the gauges from. many thanks kev

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2012, 10:08:21 AM »
i love the gauges but what goes in the last to holes. going to do the same on my 79 which as been off the road the last 3 years. also do i need to do anything to the auto box for the speedo cable and any mods to the dash loom. also where do you buy the gauges from. many thanks kev

The last two holes are for A/C.  I ordered two extra polished bezels to go there.  The cool thing about the speedo is it uses GPS so there is no speedo cable.  www.speedhut.com check it out.  You can design your own gauges the way you want and they build them.  There is a company called http://www.classicthunderroad.com/products/sfID1/37/sfID2/17/sfID3/45/productID/651 that makes a loom to plug into the car so you can just wire the gauges up.
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2012, 02:02:57 PM »
thanks for the reply i emailed them a few months ago and they told me they did not do them for my 79 trans am. did you have to make the holes bigger or did they go straight in. i like your ones could you tell me which they are please and is that the harness i need. the to last hole i am going to put an transmission temp and oil temp in.thanks kev

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2012, 03:14:21 PM »
They will work on your 79 and they fit right in the bezel holes. 

Here is the series I ordered.  You can customized them any way you want.  Play around on the website, it's pretty cool how it works.

http://www.speedhut.com/gauges/Revolution/36:1
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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2012, 04:06:50 PM »
thanks again are yours the revolution type. thanks kev

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2012, 04:09:17 PM »
sorry for being a dick just red your link :-[

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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2012, 05:28:26 PM »
thanks barracuda. i am going with the

160 speedo with fuel gauge

10k tach

oil pressure

oil temp

trans temp

water temp

clock

is the speedo and tach 4" and the others  2-1/16" also will the arness you recomended work with these gauges. many thanks kev



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Re: Randy Combs Restored bezel with New Speedhut Gauges (Pics)
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2012, 05:36:21 PM »
Yes the speedo and tach are 4" and the smaller gauges are 2 1/16.

I called the guy's about the wiring harness today and they won't be back in the office till monday so I can't verify anything until then.  These guy's sell complete dash bezels with gauges so I'm betting they will be what we want.
1978 Trans Am
Butler Performance 461
Built Trans with 3000 stall
Pro Touring suspension
17" Year One Rims