|We're putting a '40 dash in George's 5
window. Modifications had to be made to
make it fit.
Here's a shot of the dash after all of the modifications have been
completed. It's been blocked several times and is ready for paint.
It's going to be yellow and white.
First the entire dash was painted white. We will now mask off the
areas to be left white and paint the rest yellow.
Here's a shot after the yellow and clear has
been sprayed. It's been sanded and polished, and is ready to be put
Here's a picture of the dash with the gauge
panel, custom knobs and speaker grill. Classic made the gauge panel
for us, using the same look of a '40 but with our fonts, colors and
George's Camel Toe Racing Logo. It's a real trick piece. Also,
Dennis Crooks from Steering Wheel Restorations made us the smaller '40
wheel and dash knobs. We turned a pattern for the knobs and he made
them to match in yellow and white plastic with a stainless ring as a
This is the prototype knob we sent Dennis.
From here he made molds and worked his magic!
Here's a side shot of the knobs Dennis made.
They are just sitting on the dash right now (the switches are not yet
mounted). They will be straight once everything is completed.
With the custom made wheel, it should be
pretty striking when completed!