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Tom Roos
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Combo Gauge

#1 Post by Tom Roos » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:34 am

Anyone have a good picture of the back of their Combo Gauge from a C car? I need help with what wires go where. Need a pic that has good view of wiring.
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Re: Combo Gauge

#2 Post by Barry Brisco » Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:47 am

Hi Tom,

I are you replacing the combo gauge in your D with a C gauge? Or maybe you also own a C car. Sorry, I don't have a photo that will help you.

But Joe Leoni's electrical book will show you the wiring for everything in a 356. I think Block's Books is now selling it. However, I don't see the A version of Joe's book listed on this page http://blocks-books.com/BLOCKS-BOOKS/356_Tech_Rest.html, only the B/C version. Contact Bill and ask.

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Re: Combo Gauge

#3 Post by Tom Roos » Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:55 am

No Barry. I'm not replacing a gauge on my D. I also have an SC.

I've got Joe's book for A cars, but not for B/C cars.

A wiring diagram is not enough help for me. I need actual pics.
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Re: Combo Gauge

#4 Post by Mike Acebo » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:19 pm

Tom,
Tough to take but here you go:
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Re: Combo Gauge

#5 Post by Wes Bender » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:13 pm

For anyone contemplating removing the combination gauge, it's always a good idea to mark the wires (and maybe the back of the gauge) so that you know where they go when it comes time to put it all back together. Optionally, you can take digital pictures. (One photo is worth half a dozen questions and answers....) This carries over to many other tasks on the car.

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Re: Combo Gauge

#6 Post by Tom Roos » Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:01 am

Thank you, Mike.
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Re: Combo Gauge

#7 Post by Bill Block » Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:44 pm

Thanks for the mention -- BLOCKS-BOOKS stocks Joe Leoni's 356A, 356B-T5 & the 356B-T6/C ELECTRICS @ $80.00 (I have added a scan of the cover of the 356A manual to clarify) as well as Joe's Headlight relays @ $90.00 and his starter relay @ $40.00 + $4.00/shipment (not item). Please see the web site (I built it myself -- suggestions always appreciated)
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Re: Combo Gauge

#8 Post by Bill Block » Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:19 am

Thanks Barry,

I have added a scan of the cover of Joe Leoni's PORSCHE 356A ELECTRICS, which BLOCKS BOOKS stocks along with PORSCHE 356B-T5 & PORSCHE 356B-T6/C ELECTRICS each @ $80.00 and Joe's SLr starter relays @ $40.00 & HLr headlamp relays (A-T5 & T-6/C) @ $90.00 + $4.00/shipment.
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Re: Combo Gauge

#9 Post by Greg Bryan » Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:33 am

I bought a combo gauge (C) on ebay and someone had very conveniently cut all the wires and left them in place. The order of the lights - far left is the generator light, next is the Oil Pressure light, the third for the left is for the gauge night illumination (I believe) and the far right is the parking brake light. The blue wire with yellow stripe is the power and has has 5 terminals that go to the Oil Temp and Gas Gauge (bullets) and 3 that go to the idiot lights (spade terminals). The blue/yellow comes from the ignition switch. The oil pressure light has a light green wire, the Gen light is light blue, the Oil temp gauge has a light green with black stripe, the fuel gauge is a light green. I believe the parking brake light is black with a gray stripe. Brown is ground.
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