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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:33 am 
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Strange story: two summers ago I left my 1915 Dodge in the driveway. When I came back to it later, there were a few loose wires under the dash, and the “Battery / Charge” gauge was completely pushed back away from the front of the dashboard. It was as if someone tried to “hot wire” my old touring car. What a getaway that would have been! Anyway, how should this gauge be correctly attached? At present it just floats. I don’t see any way of anchoring it from behind. Was the glass glued to the shiny round frame that is held by three long machine screws? Thanks, Mike, Vancouver


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:25 pm 
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Because forums are meant to be inforumative, I will answer my own post, with picture. I think the gauge was originally attached to the shiny ring that screws into the dash. Because when I felt one and the other, both were rough surfaces, like a broken pot-metal casting. I used a bit of quick epoxy to reattach gauge to frame.


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