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Old 10-12-2019, 04:08 PM   #1
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Can anyone help me identify what goes in these holes in my dash?
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Old 10-12-2019, 04:12 PM   #2
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Hole above speedo cluster is probably for the hi-low beam indicator.
Don't know about other holes.
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two above the center emblem are just extra holes some one drilled for ????
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Old 10-12-2019, 09:19 PM   #4
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Perhaps one of those rubber bladed defroster fans. Pop had one on our '53. He got it at the Pep Boys.
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Maybe add a vintage compass that would cover the extra holes.
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Old 10-13-2019, 01:54 PM   #6
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Can anyone help me identify what goes in these holes in my dash?
Yep, hole above gauge cluster is the hi-beam indictor.
The other two holes are not factory.
Too bad someone didn't do their homework before painting the dash.
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Old 10-14-2019, 07:28 AM   #7
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Get a couple of the right size plastic "Christmas Tree Plugs" from the local auto parts store. Paint them the right color and no one will notice.
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:26 AM   #8
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Thanks guys
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:32 AM   #9
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I may try and find a signal light viewer to mount in the center holes.
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Old 10-14-2019, 03:42 PM   #10
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Look for one of those little defroster fans made by Trico, One would look cool on the dash and have a purpose.
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Old 10-14-2019, 05:21 PM   #11
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I like the idea of a period-correct compass. My day always installed them in his new Oldsmobiles when he was a traveling salesman on the '40's and '50's. I bought a new Stratus coupe in 2001 that also came with a compass. I didn't realize how much I used it until I sold the car and really missed having it.
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I like the idea of a period-correct compass. My day always installed them in his new Oldsmobiles when he was a traveling salesman on the '40's and '50's. I bought a new Stratus coupe in 2001 that also came with a compass. I didn't realize how much I used it until I sold the car and really missed having it.
Don't know if it was a regional thing but I remember seeing many cars and trucks with a dash mount compass. Of course there was a lot of virgin Mary figurines as well as hula girls that graced many a dash.
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In our work a day we had to have the fan there to see, without wiping the inside windshield.
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:05 PM   #14
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Look for one of those little defroster fans made by Trico, One would look cool on the dash and have a purpose.

I have one of the Trico fans in working order if I can help you.
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