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Old 07-14-2011, 06:35 PM
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What is supposed to make up the shift indicator.
Mine has no mark to line up with the gear position markings.
I removed the wheel and the plate with the gear markings and there is just a red plastic behind it. There is a hole with a light in it behind that so with the lights on I have a red spot to show the selector position but nothing when the lights are off.
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:47 PM
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Hey Richard,
If I'm understanding you correctly! My '60 has a red circle that moves as you change the gear selector!
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:54 PM
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Where yours has the white background with the red circle mine is all red. The whole area behind the letters is red.
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:58 PM
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Hey Richard,

I've been looking through old post, hoping to find a picture where someone had taken theirs apart! No luck so far!
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:43 PM
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Thanks
I have also looked but not found anything helpful.
I will try to take a few pics of what I have and post them tomorrow evening.
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:30 PM
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Bottom pic is with it the way it is assembled.
The red piece was glued to the white piece with the light in it.



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Old 07-15-2011, 11:22 PM
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Hey Richard,
Looks like something is missing
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Here is what my '59 shift indicator looks like. There is no red panel in front of the bulb to make it show up red. Nor is there supposed to be that I know of.
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Hey Ray,
I'm wondering if there is a piece of white plastic that goes over the red with a ring and a white dot in the center! The red would only be the ring!
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Hey Ray,
I'm wondering if there is a piece of white plastic that goes over the red with a ring and a white dot in the center! The red would only be the ring!
Richard D. Hord
I wondered the same thing after seeing the pic of yours but you can see in the pic of mine the red piece really is not long enough and it moves out of the window when the selector is moved. I think the red plastic in mine has been added. Just not sure what should be there to make the red circle.
I haven't tried it without the red piece in it but think that woould be better as the white would make the letters easier to see with out the lights on. Just not sure about the uncovered light shining from behind with the lights on at night.
There must be something that goes in there to make the red circle and difuse the light some.
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