Hey does anyone have any idea how to get custom dash guages such as the ones in the pictures second picture i got it from http://www.speedhunt...s30_fairlady_z/
Custom Dash Guages
Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:30 PM
I'm pretty sure they are Defi gauges stuffed into S30Z housings.
That car was built by Star Road.
Posted 12 January 2017 - 06:49 PM
I think the right hand of the centre dash cluster is boost but the car in the vid appears to be NA.
Nice looking engine bay all the same 👍
Posted 12 January 2017 - 06:54 PM
Its two different cars custom guages i would like to if you have a link for the guages that he used @gav
Posted 13 January 2017 - 10:39 AM
I just found this.
Which would help with custom gauge mounting in stock pods. You can also look at SpeedHut for custom gauges etc..
Personally not my thing, so not something I've done much research into.
Check this thread out.
Posted 14 January 2017 - 09:29 PM
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Posted 15 January 2017 - 10:07 AM
Looking Good. Pretty talented for an old guy Peter. LOL.
I have the white face conversion for the original gauges that I bought years ago from the USA. Never got around to fitting them.
The speedo is in MPH. Has anyone ever done a replacement white face in KPH to suit Aussie cars.
Ok. Back to the shed for more work.
Posted 15 January 2017 - 10:32 AM
Professional silk screening would make them look OEM.
Posted 15 January 2017 - 01:34 PM
Crikey... Don't you young long-haired fellas know anything about computers?
Scan the original dial and import it to Word. Then just use the 'Draw Tools' to position and overlay the new text and/or images.
Take it to Officeworks and have a matt finish A4 photo sheet printed ($3). Cut out the image of the dial - ask your mum to do it if you're not yet allowed to use scissors - and then attach the cut out dial to the original dial with double sided tape.
I'll email you one... provided you know how to use e-mail?
Edited by PeterAllen, 15 January 2017 - 01:48 PM.
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Posted 15 January 2017 - 03:58 PM
Good to see we have a worthy challenger in the older ranks Peter. Keep up the good work.
Posted 15 January 2017 - 08:59 PM
Necessity is the mother of invention I guess.
I have Photoshop and Illustrator, which i'll use to trace these out..
There is also a good tutorial here for a Mazda MX-5 cluster.
A couple of other resources:
Posted 16 January 2017 - 05:22 PM
I have custom gauges too, but mines still a work in progress.
It was surprisingly hard to get a good photo, too many reflections...
Edited by nizm0zed, 23 January 2017 - 09:06 PM.
Posted 20 January 2017 - 07:58 PM
Looking good so far. Any info about your custom gauge?
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