Indicator Lights in dash

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John H. Spille
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Indicator Lights in dash

#1 Post by John H. Spille » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:54 am

My 63 T6 has small indicator lights below the pull switches for the lights, windshield wipers, etc.. Were these a stock item?
Also there is an indoor/outdoor temp. gauge on the passenger side dash. Was this an option from the factory or a dealer installed item or an owner installed item? Does anybody know a place to have it refurbished? Thanks.

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Re: Indicator Lights in dash

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:38 pm

There is an indicator light in the guage but not a separate one. Does it look like a foglight switch?

The indoor/outdoor temp guage could have been installed at the factory or by a dealer or a previous owner. The Kardex would list it as anoption if factory installed. The guage can be restored by Palo Alto Speedometer but the sending unit, which should be in the front right wheel well, is usually the problem. There was someone repairing them. Hopefully someone else has a better memory than I do and can provide name.

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Re: Indicator Lights in dash

#3 Post by John H. Spille » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:25 pm

The indicator lights are below the switches and have their own holes in the dash.

The temp gauge works fine but the gauge face has deteriorated and is faded and has cracks in the paint. Palo Alto wasn't really interested in messing with it.

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Re: Indicator Lights in dash

#4 Post by Mike Wilson » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:42 pm

Interesting add-on. Send pics of the lights if you can. I'm surprised about Palo Alto. Try North Hollywood Speedo.

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