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Old 10-04-2009, 11:36 PM   #1
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Default custom dash idea's

i really want to make a custom dash for my xj. i really like that look. can some off you guy's post pic's of your dashes. thanks
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Old 10-05-2009, 06:17 AM   #2
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Here's the dash in my bronco. Ok it's only a Custom Dash Cluster, but I havnt' heard anyone say they didn't like it.

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Old 10-05-2009, 06:29 AM   #3
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Phil , thats horrible I dont like that!!


J/k j/k thats pretty cool
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Old 10-05-2009, 07:44 AM   #4
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Dashes are pretty easy if you have good gauges. most of the older dashe clusters center around a flat bezel which is pretty easy to modify or replace completely.

http://www.dolphingauges.com/dolphin_gauges.html

thats where i will be getting my gauges for my truck when i get to that point.
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Old 10-05-2009, 11:58 AM   #5
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i have a hole set of stewart warner gauges for it
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:51 AM   #6
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Here's the dash in my bronco. Ok it's only a Custom Dash Cluster, but I havnt' heard anyone say they didn't like it.

that looks sisk . but i'm thinkin about a buggy dash i'm tryin to get idea's for it. thanks thow
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Ya I realized you wanted an entire dash, not just a cluster. But I went through all the trouble to find that on my superford site.. So I left it up

Do a search for Sabre Force Bronco. That guy did a sick Dash..
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:28 PM   #8
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Ya I realized you wanted an entire dash, not just a cluster. But I went through all the trouble to find that on my superford site.. So I left it up

Do a search for Sabre Force Bronco. That guy did a sick Dash..
thanks for the info and i hope your new project is goin well
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:35 PM   #9
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It's kinda in a holding pattern right now. STuck bolts and lack of funds.

I'm trying to get everything fixed before I start to modify stuff.
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Old 10-06-2009, 01:44 PM   #10
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i know how that go's lol
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Big issue right now is waiting on my brother in-law to decide if he wants my 85 bronco...I told him he could have it (FREE) I just want to stripe some parts off it. Since he has a rusted out 82 bronco he's basiclly getting a mostly rust free truck and a built motor and tranny. But he can't make up his mind...

I can't pull my suspention and let it sit on jack stands at my parents house all winter..

OH Well It will get a stock suspension next spring or go to the crusher But it's to pretty to do that.
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:43 PM   #12
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why are you building a new one then?
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Old 10-07-2009, 06:09 AM   #13
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Becasue it has mechanical issues. I'm tired of trying to get the engine to run right. It's super picky. And The electrical issue of it not wanting to start at the Knik Glacier was the finaly straw...

Plus a I found the deal on the 94 Bronco.. couldn't pass it up. Rust free Bronco with a 351W headers and 3" exahust ran awsome for $1800.
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sound's like a great deal too me. i can't wait to see it done
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It might take awhile.. don't hold your breath
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I dont know what your looking for exactly, but here is a picture of mine as it sits. Needs finished but its functional.
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:52 PM   #17
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I dont know what your looking for exactly, but here is a picture of mine as it sits. Needs finished but its functional.
Yes Brook your Dash is badass.. Why don't you just rub it in a little bit...
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brook that looks sick man
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Yes Brook your Dash is badass.. Why don't you just rub it in a little bit...
That wasnt my intention.
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Not the entire dash but here's how I reworked mine:

Dakota Digital off ebay for a hundred bucks and a touchscreen where the radio used to be (moved heater controls up) for another hundred fifty.

I was going to put Autometer Phantoms in but there is just not that much room in there and the speedo is really expensive.



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