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Richard/Kerry do either of you know if a trip meter is especially rare in a '68 Mustang ? (car is a Cali Special). The owner of the car is struggling to find a replacement speedo with trip meter in it.


Flick Sean (BossKraft) an email as I would bet he could find one.


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Believe the trip meter was standard on tach cars, "rare" gets tossed around a lot.. they are hard to find in good shape.


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Kerry, 8R01C159241

Let me know on the '68 instrument cluster housing.

Thanks

Just thinking, I have a box of old gauges and stuff, I know there are a couple speedos in there, I'll see if one may be a spare trip odometer one this weekend..


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mert wrote
Believe the trip meter was standard on tach cars, "rare" gets tossed around a lot.. they are hard to find in good shape.


It's not a tach car so maybe it is an unusual setup.

If you don't mind looking to see if you have one that'd be great. The guy has located a standard speedo but it would be nice to keep the car original. It's the Acapulco Blue GT/CS that you looked at when you were over here some time back.


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Not in there, jumps from 158997 to 159336. I guess a lot more were discovered once Kevin got his data base up & running ........


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Paul Newitt continued to collect info for a long time, thus the second edition (which is a really nice book).

www.cobranda.com/mugtreguowma.html


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I also have the second edition, individually numbered with plaque, very nice and fantastic source of facts. You'd need to go to cobranda or Paul Newitt's site (I did that because I wanted a specific number in the book plaque).

I have a tach dash and trip meter.


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Continued prep before paint, a good few hours yesterday removing some spray on goo the PO added to the trunk. I guess the plus is it may have helped keep rust away...

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Next, strip engine bay and finish removing old vinyl roof glue...


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Good thing its just a "minor repaint"! Wink2





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my car had goo in all the same places, are you sure it was from a previous owner? I think mine had paint over it


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Yep, not the seam sealer where there is bare metal now. Over the top of the paint. Some undercoating or other liner spray...


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A few hours today with stripper then a pressure wash and some rust converter...







A bit more to finish prep, but pretty happy with the results.


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She's come up good, Mert.

What is she like under the cowl?


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No rust. For once... nice change of pace! Mr. Green


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They are never just a minor repaint are they?!


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