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Old 19-03-23, 17:20
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Hi Keith,

Attached is a photo of the switch plate reattached to the repainted dashboard.

Cheers,
I am looking for the original instruments to assemble the dashboard of my FGT. This photo of Jacques is very useful, I think they are a good source to start looking for, but I see a small red light, I estimate it is the high beam light? Do you have a photo of the inside of the board?
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Old 21-03-23, 00:02
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Default Ford CMP- High beam indicator

Hi Mariano,

These photos may help.

The high beam indicator is in the middle of the top 3 fittings. The jewel can be seen inside the lamp holder fitting. To its left is the starter button and to its right is the inspection lamp socket.

Separate photo is the jewel, lamp holder fitting and the lamp holder for the high beam indicator. The jewel is held at its collar by the lamp holder fitting. It has 4 spring loaded feet. You push the holder fitting down on the jewel and slide it sideways to engage the keyhole then release the tension on the feet to hold it all together. Lamp holder, with lamp, fits into rear of fitting.

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Old 21-03-23, 02:16
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Thank you Jacques!!
With these photos, I now understand why the dash harness I have, has three lamp holders.
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Old 22-03-23, 15:49
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Late Ford CMPs like my FGT have a dash with a raised shape on the left side, see photo, and it appears to cover the defroster slot. Have you seen it in previous models? Any other reason for its shape?
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Old 24-03-23, 15:16
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This is the panel i have now. Because a want back to 6 volt original, need change some gauges because they are 12 volt. Some are King Sealey and some are Steward Warner
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Old 24-03-23, 15:38
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Compare two panel with different shape i question befor
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Old 26-03-23, 23:29
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This is the gauges to install. Fuel, Oil, Temp and Amp are KS. Speedo no marking.

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Old 27-03-23, 11:14
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This is the gauges to install. Fuel, Oil, Temp and Amp are KS. Speedo no marking.
Hi Mariano, you and I wondered about why your attachments do not show up as thumbnails. I edited the above posting and found out that the file you initally uploaded has an incorrect format - see the error message I got after trying to reupload your attachment. I opened your photo in photo editing software and saved it as a JPG file and then it shows up fine.

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Old 01-04-23, 02:21
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Now i have the High Bean indicator to installing.
13583 13586 parts numbers
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Old 02-04-23, 01:07
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Exploded view of indicator.
GE 8 volt bulb.
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