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  1. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hey guys, Im working on my 54 sunliner, redoing the gauge cluster. They do not remake the speedometer lens for these so i have to use the original. I was wondering if any of you guys had any experience with repainting the numbers on your speedometer lens. There's nearly nothing on ford forums...
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    I am installing Classic Instruments Bel Era Gauge setup and need a gear selector bracket for an automatic transmission car. Does anyone know where I can find one?
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    Nice split bench seat frame out of my 56 two door sedan. Has been media blasted and painted. Have all the parts and pieces. $550 obo 1956 instrument cluster. Gauges work and wired. Decided to go with Dakota gauges. New Speedometer readout plastic. $100 . You pay shipping.
  4. Electrical Questions and Answers
    More of a cautionary tale than anything.. If you have a Raingear electric wiper assembly on your 56 Chevy, and you're looking at the Autometer Old Tyme gauge set that uses the original bezel, be advised the mechanical speedometer is a problem. I bought kit # 1601 5 pc set. The wiper mechanism...
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    Hello, I'm Ron from Southern California. Thanks Ron
  6. Transmission and DriveLine Questions
    I have a 1957 Chevrolet 3100 1/2 ton 8 cylinder pickup truck. The first problem I will be addressing is the speedometer. It does not move at all, I tried replacing the speedometer cable and that did not fix the problem. I tried connecting one end of the speedometer cable to the back of the...
  7. LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    I am using a 2002 Camaro LS1 engine in my 57. I have a new Stewart Warner speedometer that interprets any signal from 3,000 to 100,000 pulses. I cannot get it to operate or calibrate properly. I am wondering if the signal coming from the PCM is stepped down to 5 volts. (Pin 50, red connector...
  8. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hi all. I am having issues with my digital dash not reading any of the setup sender types for my fuel reading gauge in the cluster. I can't remember what brand sender i have in the tank, so I don't know what setting to set the cluster too, although none of the options given work anyways. I know...
  9. Interiors Questions and Answers
    Hey, has anyone tried one of these yet for a 55-56? It's the first aftermarket gauge cluster for a '55 that I actually like. I was just about to drop ~$300 on a Cable X setup to connect my t-56 to the stock speedo when I found out about this. For $450 more, I could have my entire gauge...
  10. Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here.
    What is the best way to get your speedometer readin correctly? I installed a 350 trans and used the original cable to connect. The speedometer is off by quite a bit any help please. Thanks Ed
  11. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Howdy guys, I'm looking for some help with my 1955 speedo. I've read through all previous posts on the subject and still need help. I've taken it out of the car four times and I'm near the end of my sanity. Here's the situation: I recently took apart my speedo to clean and lube it due to...
  12. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    After breaking my original speedo and working on another that is broken, I am considering just buying a replacement speedo and installing a shift indicator on my stock column. Will this one fit? I know it is a 5 inch, but has anyone used the SW gauge and can verify that it will fit...
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