1967 Chevelle Console Clock - Chevelle Tech
Electrical & Wiring Troubleshooting electrical problems.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 20, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2020
Posts: 6
1967 Chevelle Console Clock

I have purchased a 67 Chevelle with console clock which does not work.

What would be the best options?

Rebuilding the clock? Who would your recommend rebuilding a clock?


Buying a new clock??
Thechucker2020 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 20, 11:18 PM
Lifetime Premium Member
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Central Alabama
Posts: 4,414
Re: 1967 Chevelle Console Clock

I disassembled my 67 console (Westclocks) clock last week and got it going again with a tiny bit of light oil on the mechanism. These clocks have a solenoid that winds the clock and it's only good for a couple minutes before it needs to rewind again. The solenoid, if it's good kicks on every minute or so to rewind it.

TC # 5401
67 Project SS Clone

Owning a Chevelle project is like having a giant-size piggy bank that you keep pouring money into....but you can't get it back out.

Last edited by pnugene; Feb 15th, 20 at 11:18 PM. Reason: Added text
pnugene is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 20, 8:45 AM
Gold Member
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Buffalo NY
Posts: 15,103
Re: 1967 Chevelle Console Clock

I'll get this sort of wrong ( its been 20yrs) , but Instrument Repair Service in Michigan converted mine to quartz.

ACES 3112/Team Chevelle Gold #62
Be big, be a 'builder'!
427L88 is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 20, 10:21 AM
Tech Team
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Georgia
Posts: 487
Re: 1967 Chevelle Console Clock

I gave up, and bought a quartz clock ...

1966 Black/Red SS coupe .....
402 BBC
Holley Sniper EFI
Long tube headers
Tremec TKO 600
CPP 13/12 4 wheel disc brakes
Truetrac 3:73 Posi
Classic a/c
Dakota VHX gages
thebeast is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 20, 11:26 AM
Tech Team
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Red Deer Alberta, Canada
Posts: 291
In my 66 I disconnected the console clock, it was a battery killer. I bought a clock (same face size) that uses AA batteries, took the face off the factory clock and installed it on the battery clock. No more no starts after three weeks of not running the car.

Life is too short for caring about every bodies else's stuff
Grock-co is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 20, 2:37 PM
Tech Team
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 185
Re: 1967 Chevelle Console Clock

Saw one on Fleabay this morning.

Jax, FL

69 SS 396 El Camino
Numbers Match
(Resto began 7-17)
IFLY is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chevelle Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address. Note, you will be sent a confirmation request to this address.

Email Address:


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome