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Old 01-26-2013, 07:44 PM   #57
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A picture can explain it a whole better than I can!

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Old 01-27-2013, 08:02 AM   #58
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Looks like they used the shroud as a simple solution to mounting a unit made for a thick board onto a thin plastic, if they would have changed out the aluminum u attaching piece with one with longer legs they wouldn't have needed the glue.
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:10 AM   #59
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Dave, I don't think that is the case. Here is a picture of the tach without the shroud. The clamp has enough reach to clamp to the thinnest dash.

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I have no idea why Airstream did it this way. Actually as strong and sticky as Vulkum is I'm surprised they didn't use it for this application!

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Old 01-29-2013, 11:49 AM   #60
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I got the new Teleflex speedometer in the mail yesterday. Yes is different than the ones used on the 310s and 345s.

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However if you take the sun shroud from the old 345 speedometer and install it on the new speedometer it's pretty hard to see any difference. Of course I should have cleaned the dirt off the shroud before I took the picture

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Not bad for a $25 investment.

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Old 09-09-2013, 05:02 PM   #62
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A properly installed "air speed indicator" and a "sensitive altimeter" worked great for me.

They told you when you had a tail wind or head wind, and if you were climbing ever so slightly, so that you could regulate your speed accordingly.

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A properly installed "air speed indicator" and a "sensitive altimeter" worked great for me.

They told you when you had a tail wind or head wind, and if you were climbing ever so slightly, so that you could regulate your speed accordingly.

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My first trip in the AS was driving it from Seattle home to Colorado. Didn't really notice it in an unfamiliar vehicle but we had a nice steady 30 mph tail wind all the way. A few weeks later we drove it to Michigan with a nice steady tailwind. You can imagine our disappointment when we fought 40 to 50 mph gusty quartering headwinds all 1500 miles home.

I can't wait for the days when my travel days are not dictated by vacation from work.
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Got everything ready to go for our fall trip when we got one of "those" family phone calls from Michigan. Ann had to travel back to be with her mother in the hospital. Figured I might as well get some projects completed. Found a place in the dash for the fuel pressure gauge. Its starting to look like the engineers panel in the spruce goose. Some day I'll make a new panel for it. Someday...
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Reviving an old thread here…..

Does anyone have a line on an OEM Air Suspension gauge for my '89 370???

Any thoughts on sources for repair of the existing unit??

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Charly,

I've been watching for Teleflex gauges on ebay for over two years and have not seen the air suspension gauge show up. However the one company that I know of that still deals in Teleflex gauges seems to list a price for one at $39.69 part number XLS50766-011. That doesn't mean it's available but it would be worth checking on.

Here's the page listing the Teleflex gauges.

And this is Custom Instrument Panels home page.

Hope this helps

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I too have not seen one Charly. I am wondering if its a mechanical oil pressure gauge with a different face.
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I too have not seen one Charly. I am wondering if its a mechanical oil pressure gauge with a different face.
Good link Brad!
The air suspension gauge I have is electronic and uses a transmitter similar to those used for the oil pressure gauges.

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One thing to note. In the link I provided the gauge is listed as 0-150 psi mechanical. Mine is 0-120 psi and uses a transmitter. The part number on my gauge is 53679.

Steve, I thought you might find this page interesting. I don't necessarily like the looks but the process is interesting.


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Charly,

This isn't the same style but might work for you in a pinch.

Teleflex 0-150 psi gauge


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Thanks!

Brad and Steve, you two are a better source of info than the internet!!

Thanks for the suggestions and sources. My 370 came with an aftermarket gauge attached below the dash to replace the apparently failed original (which was the 0-120 unit that Brad referenced that is evidently discontinued). Since this moho is largely unmolested from original, I'm trying to restore it back to stock wherever possible.

In the case of a 370 on the Gillig chassis, the suspension and parking brake are both dependent on air pressure. Was this "Air Suspension" gauge used on the much more widely produced 345's, 310's, etc.?? I don't recall seeing one on my 325 before rebuilding the dash several years ago. Just thinking about potential "gauge donors".

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