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Dash Panel Upgrades

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tlsmikey, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. tlsmikey

    tlsmikey Newbie

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    I've seen the billet dash panel overlays, but does anyone make nice dash panels for our trucks (1977 K10 in my case)? I'd love to have some white faced gauges and a decent modern look.
     
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    TRAILTOYZ 1/2 ton status

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    I'm cutting some panels out of SS that we have laying around the shop. I'll prob use the bandsaw but may do em on the waterjet. I'll post pics when I'm done
     
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    tlsmikey Newbie

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    Wow, those panels are nice looking. Not $845 nice looking, but nice nonetheless.
     
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    Thats a great idea :bow:

    I scored some SS dishwasher panels , nice shiny not too thick ones , with some dings on the edges ( damged shipped ) .

    Was thinking of cutting these up since the edges are of no concern to me :D
     
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    It doesn't look all to bad, lots of wood choices too. be nice if any of us restored these instead of restored destroyed restored destroyed... so on and so forth.
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    i would like a billet bezzle to replace mine . but were the vent/pocket hole is in the top right i want to more gauge holes cut. any one help me out there?
     
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    I got my white guages from ebay.
     
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    You can cut the stock overlay out slightly to run whatever gauges you like for free. I already have done it with the water, oil, and voltmeter, just saving up for the tach, speedo, and fuel level now.

    Here's a surface mount install, but there are a few other options too.

    http://www.73-87.com/7387garage/interior/gauge_surface.htm
     
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    the link didnt work. but on the painless website they have universal gauge harnesses. thats what was used right? electric speedometer for a 90 burb?
     
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