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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 24th, 19, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
 
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restoring dash

am putting tach and clock in my ss el camino but when i took plastic gauge part out of dash i noticed there are 4 paper like pieces that are covering holes about an inch in diameter on plastic lens(3 little green dots on each piece) well im missing one of those and i dont know if theyre needed and where do i get one? ty
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 24th, 19, 11:21 PM
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Re: restoring dash

The year of your vehicle would be helpful.

***edit*** -- I see in another of your questions it's a '70.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 25th, 19, 11:13 AM
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Re: restoring dash

Sounds like the original light shield gaskets. To block extraneous light and to fill the small gaps, a ring with polyester foam was used between the cardboard light shields and the dash part assembly. These deteriorated over the years, just leaving a paper ring, if that.

You may have to improvise something.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 27th, 19, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: restoring dash

ty thats what i thought ty again
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