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Discussion in 'Parts & Trucks Wanted' started by Eric M., Oct 17, 2006.

  1. Eric M.

    Eric M. 1/2 ton status

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    I need the gear indicator from the steering column for my 80 GM. I think they are the same from 73 to 87 / 91, but the books say I need one from a 79 to 83. If it looks like the one below (with the indicator not broken off!) I'll take it. Make sure it still slides smoothly. If you don't have the wire, that's OK, I can dig that up somewhere else.

    Shipping to: San Francisco CA 94112

    Thanks,

    Eric M.

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    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

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    The only difference on '84 up is the OD position for the 700R4 trucks. Should be the same if it was a TH400 truck. I'll look at my guage clusters tonight, but I think all of mine have OD.

    Didn't have a AC guage cover for you either. Only nice 73-80 cover I had was non-AC.
     
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    If I remember correctly, the 73-79 indicators were red in color, and changed to orange in mid 1980; about the same time they started putting square headlights on them. Which guages are you running? That would determine which indicator you need. I'll look at my stuff.
    Jimbo
     
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  4. Eric M.

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    I think I remember reading something about red / orange also. Maybe I'm getting color blind or the plastic over my guages and indicator is so faded, I can't tell the difference. I'd say orange, but if you have a good working red one, send it over ... I can't tell the difference!

    Thanks,

    Eric M.
     
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    Mine is an 83 , and I have P-R-N-D-3-2-1 on mine , with automatic overdrive printed across the top in small letters .

    I got another from bablazer73 , that is the same off a newer truck , but shows P-R-N-(O)-D-2-1

    The first year for the overdrive was 1982 , so watch out for the wrong markings if you have the 3 speed
     
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    I have one of those. I will see if I can find it and get it sent to you.

    Ira
     
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    I found it but my pointer is broken also. It is red atleast what is left is and the one in my 87 is orange if that matters any.

    Sorry I was not able to help out after all.:o

    Ira
     
  8. Eric M.

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    No problem, thanks for looking guys.

    Anybody else??


    Eric M.
     
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    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I just went out to the shop and grabbed these two. One is a red and the other an orange. Notice the different font typeface between the two also.

    Do you need just the plastic indicator or the whole assembly?

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  10. Eric M.

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    I think I'm set. I've got someone who is mailing me a new in the box OEM unit. If you want to part with just the pointer of the red one, I wouldn't mind having a spare for the next time one of mine breaks, I've got several GM and they all seem to develope the same issues one by one.

    Let me know.

    Thanks,

    Eric M.
     

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