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Dial overlays

Postby gladders » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:02 pm

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Re: Dial overlays

Postby mizzytheman » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:15 pm

Haven’t used those ones but have used these.
https://www.cb750faces.com/cb750faces.n ... zuki-parts

I bought some gauge faces for my Goldwing which were rigid plastic and very good quality. However, the GT faces are printed on 0.5mm aluminium.

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Re: Dial overlays

Postby canaletto5 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:07 pm

mizzytheman wrote:Haven’t used those ones but have used these.
https://www.cb750faces.com/cb750faces.n ... zuki-parts

I bought some gauge faces for my Goldwing which were rigid plastic and very good quality. However, the GT faces are printed on 0.5mm aluminium.
That'll be a no then :lol:

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Re: Dial overlays

Postby PaulD738 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:26 am

I bought some for my T500, very easy to apply and look great when finished.
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby gladders » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:25 pm

cheers for your replies chaps, gonna try the ebay ones as they have the temp gauge surround and I am swapping from blue to brown
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby Roger Ackery » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:32 pm

Hi,how big a job is it to remove the casing to do the job ?
This is the only thing stopping me from having a go,
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby PaulD738 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:41 am

Roger Ackery wrote:Hi,how big a job is it to remove the casing to do the job ?
This is the only thing stopping me from having a go,


On the T500 clocks it’s quite easy. Underneath they are sealed with a strange, very tough green sealant pick this away and wiggle the cases off. You can remove the speedo/rev counter needle but I just threaded the overlay over the needle carefully and they went on easily.
You can also get new cases and glass for not a lot of money from these guys.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3828818961
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby slosher » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:17 pm

PaulD738 wrote:I bought some for my T500, very easy to apply and look great when finished.


And a cracking job you have done there 8-) very bloody nice
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby keithbailey » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:35 am

+1
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Re: Dial overlays

Postby PaulD738 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:42 am

slosher wrote:
PaulD738 wrote:I bought some for my T500, very easy to apply and look great when finished.


And a cracking job you have done there 8-) very bloody nice


I was very wary about opening them up to be honest! I’ve never attempted to strip clocks before but provided you take your time it’s surprisingly easy. I did have the advantage of having working gauges before I started so mine where just a cosmetic refresh. I’ve got a spare rev counter so I’m going to delve deeper into the innards.
There rubbish them Jap bikes lad they won't last five minutes! you want to get yourself a nice Royal Enfield!
A quote from my old dad 8-)
1981 GSX1100 Katana Pussy Galore (the blunderbuss)
1973 T500K Dobbin (the rapier)
Seeley T500 race bike


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