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Old 03-05-2005, 04:46 PM   #1
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I have a thought...i know that it is possible for the needles to be removed form the cluster. now would it be possible to get a set of pointers off another GM car or truck and use them on our car? I dont necessarly want to do this.....just something that popped into my brain, if someone wants aftermarket gagues in the A pillar, noone makes orange pointers

doable??....any thoughts
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Err...I don't see why not. Even if the 'pointer' is stuck on it, a clean cut and small dab of superglue will fix that right up.
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You can, and people have [maybe not for Bonnevilles, but for other cars]. However, I ruined my speedo because I wore out something on the needle, and when I went to put it back on, it would never stay. So, a word of caution, this could end out ruining your cluster.


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i dont want to do this to my car, but the thought just popped into my head
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The whole part goes onto a very small needle like post that turns. It'* very possible to rig something up, i'm sure other GM dashes of the simlar era work.

Modifying the needles leaves something to be desired though.
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i think he means getting bonnie gages off a wrecked car and using them on aftermarket gages.
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i think he means getting bonnie gages off a wrecked car and using them on aftermarket gages.
no i mean like getting a set of say red needles and putting them on a Bonne cluster so they would match an aftermarket gagues

I have a one off set of Autometer gagues from Kyle that have orange pointers to match the dash
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if someone wants aftermarket gagues in the A pillar, noone makes orange pointers

doable??....any thoughts
autometer makes a few with red/orange pointers.....
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auto meter only makes gagues with a red pointer, i looked through there site and found nothing with the orange
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