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Does anyone know where to source chrome rings for the outer edge of three gauges in the main cluster .

 

The picture attached shows the three gauges with chrome on all three gauges. 3e13c28313cd25971fea749bf11eb72d.jpg

 

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I did this. Bought them from a guy on eBay, from Poland. His seller name is Didotuning, but he has no listings going on right now. As I recall he was a machinist, and turned these out of aluminum as people ordered. Maybe a "contact seller"?

 

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The rings are ‘removable’

and plastic. 

One-day job to remove.  

You can sand down with 0000 sand paper and spray

i did mine in silver / chrome. 

 

Easy and no need to mask ... since they come right out .., with a tiny bit of finesse.  

 

Lmk if you need more guidance. 

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4 minutes ago, Mark92131 said:

I used this company for my gauge cluster restoration.  You could probably send them your rings.

 

Nice resource!  Thanks.

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Awesome .. thanks for all your responses .. I didnt realize the rings were removable.
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Whoa, nice. I knew I should've bought a roundie. Don't recall my 76 having rings. 

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Eureka!

 

I found Dido Tuning in Poland, and they answered my email in English. 

eBay - didotuning <didotu_huw5298tao@members.ebay.pl>

You can translate the page in Google Chrome: http://stores.ebay.com/DIDOTUNING

http://sklep2.didotuning.pl/24-bmw-114

90 Zlotys is about $26.50

He asked me to confirm the ring dimensions, so I made the following drawing for my '72 Tii (no faux wood):

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Instrument Cluster Ring Dimensions.pptx

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3 hours ago, Swiss 2002Tii said:

I made the following drawing for my '72 Tii

 

Nice work.  I'd buy those rings if I hadn't already refinished my rings.

 

I tried doing it myself and failed.  I had a pinstriping artist put a new chrome surface around each ring to replicate the factory look.  It cost more than 26 bucks. 5a833a97c312c_GaugepinstripingSML.thumb.jpg.1d0f2ffb7f7aed55db72ae3855fa3f40.jpg

 

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2 hours ago, Swiss 2002Tii said:

Eureka!

 

I found Dido Tuning in Poland, and they answered my email in English. 

eBay - didotuning <didotu_huw5298tao@members.ebay.pl>

You can translate the page in Google Chrome: http://stores.ebay.com/DIDOTUNING

http://sklep2.didotuning.pl/24-bmw-114

90 Zlotys is about $26.50

He asked me to confirm the ring dimensions, so I made the following drawing for my '72 Tii (no faux wood):

5a832be7223d6_InstrumentClusterRingDimensions.thumb.jpg.d9e9405fd35b251791d65a3a6c341cf3.jpg

 

Instrument Cluster Ring Dimensions.pptx

 

 

Tried filling out the form on the website and registering. Unable to choose a country other than Poland. So I sent an email with the illustration attached and all my contact info and the link to the BMW 114 rings.

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Same for me; I couldn't register either.  But you can write to the email I posted above.  The fellow just answered my email at 11:00PM!

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Paul, looking at your photo of your cluster, it looks like I might be off on my measurements...Look like left and center rings are the same size, and tacho ring on the right is slightly smaller.  Did I get it wrong?

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