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Old 03-01-2008, 07:58 PM
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I want to install mechanical trim tab indicators on my Instrument panel,I want to remove the insta trim gauge and mount the mechanical indicator there.my problem is the out drive indicators on the right side of the dash will be in the way of the trim tab cables,I can always move them at another location but what do I do with the 2 holes then??are hour meters as big as the other gauges or are they shallow??
If not hour meters what can I use?????
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You have a GREAT dash to do the pop-up trim indicators that stick up vertical out of the top of your dash. Then put a stereo remote or Ipod where your Insta-trim gauge is now.
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Just a clarification for the purists.......
Cars have dashes....
Jet aircraft and offshore boats have instrument panels



Carry on.........
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Just a clarification for the purists.......
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Mine looks more like a dash board!




I would go with pop up indicators in your case.
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Get rid of the electric drive guages and go all mechanical with a 4 slot indicator. It should cover all the holes, If not, get a custom red bezel made.
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Get rid of the electric drive guages and go all mechanical with a 4 slot indicator. It should cover all the holes, If not, get a custom red bezel made.
That wont work ,too big of an area to cover bottom 2 holes and insta trim gauge hole,
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I would go with the pop up indicators. they are the newest thing out there and would look great on that dash. they are very easy to view. nice paint job on the dash to....
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I would add water pressure or oil temp gauges to replace the drive indicators, and upgrade drives and tabs to mechanical.
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