Dash Cluster Housing?

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  1. GregL

    GregL Full Access Member

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    Anyone recommend a source for a new one? The housing in my '77 is disintegrating. All the mount tabs have broken off. It's time to cremate it. If they don't make repros, anybody have a good used one?



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    LMC offers repros for 1978 and up. Anyone know what the diff is between 77 & 78?
     
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    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a different housing on the '77 and older, due to the mechanical oil pressure gauge.
     
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    Thanks bucket.
    I compared the three housings offered by LMC and their 38-8100 looked very close to the '76-'77 style so I ordered it today. Only $59 which seems pretty fair.
    I'll have to "adjust" it a bit to accept my original live oil gauge but it should do the trick.
    I'll post the results here so others can either benefit from my experience or save their money if things go horribly wrong. :D
     
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    ebay seems to have used ones for sale on a regular basis.
     

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