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I have a feeling that a but of dash panel surgery may be necessary for the SD1 pod, basically a cut n fillet to level off the slope of the dash top.
No point having instruments that I can't read!
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PS I also have an idea for altering the angle of the steering wheel, but its not a DIY job (I have made steering shafts before, for AC Cars before they finally went bust!)
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silverbullet wrote:Changing the dash means that the VW buzzer/DOPWS will go, so just one switch for the low pressure warning lamp (I will use the highest I can find, 1 bar at least) the other tapping on the engine will have the pressure sender for the gauge.

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Ian, i have a dashboard in my garage taking up space if you want it muck around with?
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RHD?
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Ah no....... But each end must be the same profile for mucking around me with?
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Ta but no use to me. Can't offer it up to check master brake cylinder clearance etc
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ok
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Improved the line of sight to the RR dash pod with the tiniest of adjustments. It could go a smidge lower, its doable and there is still good knuckle clearance.
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So now I will need a 16:10 reduction box in the speedo cable if this is going into the syncro... could be a mini project in itself.
Like I need another one.
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Still no idea on switchgear though :?
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RHD dash here if you want it. Poverty spec with loads of holes drilled into it.
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i forgot to post this

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it was posted by a bulgarian owner on our forum last year, he had fitted the engine from the car as well so it all worked
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Whats that dash from then?
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citroen synergie
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Ah yes. C8/ Pug 806/Fiat Ulysse. Not many vehicles that wide.
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