[elky] Re: Printed circuit board for gauges

I know what you mean about the 80's thing. <G> I have gone to non stock on
the outside, might as well on the inside too.

JC

---
John Christensen
Saint Charles, IL



On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Chris Lindh <chrislindh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Between the two the Dakota Digital looks more full featured, and is
> VFD versus LED (not sure which I'd prefer, have to see them side by
> side).  Guess it doesn't really matter since it looks like the
> Nordskog is discontinued at my warehouse too...
>
> I too like a gauge needle, I wonder if I could get used to the bar
> graph... all digital is very '80s... kinda fits the car.
>
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 9:36 PM, John Christensen <johncgg@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > I had thought about that other one Summit had (Norsklag?) and I had it on
> my
> > wish list. It says N/A now, so I took it off. I think I would still
> rather
> > see the sweep of the gauges. The more I think about it. Might be more
> money,
> > but the senders are more compatible. I could be wrong there.
> > JC
> >
> > ---
> > John Christensen
> > Saint Charles, IL
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:23 PM, Chris Lindh <chrislindh@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I used to think I was going to cobble together VDO gauges for the '80.
> >>  Now I'm thinking I'll save my pennies for a Dakota Digital dash.:
> >>
> >> VFD3-81C-MC
> >>
> >>
> http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product_id=200/category_id=-1/home_id=-1/mode=prod/prd200.htm
> >> http://www.dakotadigital.com/cartimages/prd_zm_200.jpg
> >>
> >>
> http://memimage.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2140/4041/30349520058_large.jpg
> >>
> >>
> http://memimage.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2140/4041/30349520056_large.jpg
> >>
> >> I need to see what it takes to become a dealer... the tach adapter I
> >> bought worked well and was easy to install.  Group buy anyone?
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Robert Adams <ladams21@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> I think I have the headlight switch bracket and knob you need from
> the
> >> >> Monte parts car. I'll look.
> >> >>
> >> >> My amp gauge always looks low V, and jumps with the turn signal, also
> >> >> when
> >> >> the lights go on. It should a little, but not as much as it does.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >           That's cause of the connection at the pcb to harness. Mine
> >> > never
> >> > did it before.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>  The light bulbs are always intermittent in these. Cindy's brand new
> >> >> 1978
> >> >> Cutlass Supreme Brougham had that problem from day 1. Taking it in
> for
> >> >> service only made it worse.  The tach light was out its entire life.
> >> >>
> >> >> The center on in the cluster is out on both the Elky and the Monte.
> >> >> JC
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >               Mine have always worked and I have only had
> >> > intermittent...
> >> >  The printed circuit board on mine is in very good shape 3 spots have
> >> > demlaminated at ends but it doesn't affect how it works. The real
> >> > problem is
> >> > the connection between the harness and the PCB and all the other
> little
> >> > contacts at clips etc cause the copper corrodes over time. Even at
> that
> >> > it's
> >> > the harness to PCB connection that causes all my problems.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >                 I have my stock cluster in here looking at it... And
> >> > test
> >> > fitting the gauges with the board on the back. I cut wire and got it
> >> > started
> >> > in the board and bent over so they stay in. Will solder them in
> >> > tomorrow. I
> >> > didn't have many different colors of small wire so I took a roll of
> >> > purple
> >> > wire and all the wires are purple... I'll mark the ends and splice
> them
> >> > all
> >> > in when I take the cluster back out of the elky.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >                  Robert Adams
> >> >
> >> >
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