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Old August 22nd 2007, 18:32
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Question dash modifications

I need ideas to make my dash look better possibly make it look more porsche styled or even rally spec.
What would you recommend for a 1303 dash?
What have others got?
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Old August 23rd 2007, 04:42
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I'm reshaping mine to accept the subaru instrument binnacle, there are other 911 inspired versions but they all seem to be LHD. Anything else you are pretty much on your own I think!
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Old August 23rd 2007, 07:46
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How are you thinking of reshaping the original dash. I was thinking i could buy a 1303 dash top cover from a ssp or some where and add gauge pods for more of a race look. How were thinkin of upgrading yours to accept new gauges?
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Hi

The worst thing about the 1303 dash is, if you have a smaller steering wheel you cant see the top of the speedo. I will need to make a custom dash for one of my 1303s, I will make a wider binnacle but also drop the gauges down to just above the steering column, about where the speedo is on a 1302.

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Thumbs up dash

can i see pictures for inspiration please.
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Old August 23rd 2007, 21:07
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Hi

This is the dash on my 1303 daily driver. Ive fitted 3 x 2inch gauges on the right side of the dash, I moved the headligh switch to the other side of the column. I can see all of the 3 x 2 inch gauges with a very small head movemnnt. The top of the speedo is blocked by the steering wheel, so I need to duck down or look over the top of the steering wheel to see the speddo .

On my other 1303, I will most likely move the speedo down into the checked area closer to the steering column. I have bought a combined tacho/speedo from Spa in the UK. In the extended binnacle I will fit some vents for the air con, extra gauges or the radio.

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there's a pic of work in progress of my dash on my website in the cabrio bit...
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How are you thinking of reshaping the original dash. I was thinking i could buy a 1303 dash top cover from a ssp or some where and add gauge pods for more of a race look. How were thinkin of upgrading yours to accept new gauges?
ssp what is ssp? I have a very badly damaged 1303 dash, ther is no way to do anything but replace it. I e-mail people that have new dashs, but no response. I even seen one that looked like a 911 for real and covered not painted. CSP will be my last resort.
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mines custom made in ali then padded and recovered in black leatherette. its all quick release





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ssp what is ssp? I have a very badly damaged 1303 dash, ther is no way to do anything but replace it. I e-mail people that have new dashs, but no response. I even seen one that looked like a 911 for real and covered not painted. CSP will be my last resort.
street style and performance or something like that... parts shop over here
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Silver Bullet

Hi, I've just seen a members ride called the Silver Bullet. It say, its custom made from a 914. Is this member still active on GL ?
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