Corvette Dash Cluster Restoration

“Corvette dash, gauge, and instrument cluster restoration and rebuilding is an art”

There are many details that are often overlooked during a restoration of a dash cluster, but you won’t find that here! Decades of experience insures that you will not only have a cosmetic restoration, but also a mechanical restoration to insure your instruments function and perform as intended! Inside and out,  Corvette Specialties of MD West will see that no details are overlooked.

Many vendors offer restoration services for your prized components. Few actually perform the services on the premises. Be sure to inquire when considering where to send your prized possessions. Be sure to ask “where are the services being performed?” You can be assured, our services are performed in our facility.

Sit behind the wheel of your Corvette and try not to look at the gauges! Won’t happen! Be sure that you see what you like, and what you expect. Let Corvette Specialties of MD West restore your dash cluster!

Corvette Instrument Cluster Restoration by generation

Corvette Instrument Clusters C1 1953-1962

We restore all of the gauges, please send the individual instruments. See pricing for speedometers, tachometers, and gauges. We do not restore the painted housings!

  

 

1958 Corvette Restored Gauges

1958 Corvette Restored Gauge Set

Restored 1961 Corvette Gauges Rear View

1961 Corvette restored gauge set rear view

Corvette Instrument Clusters C2 1963-1967

 

Restored 65 Hi RPM Cluster front 2

Restored 1965 Corvette Hi RPM Gauge Cluster

$475.00 Labor 63-64 (this includes the rebuilds of tachometer, speedometer etc.) – All parts and facing extra

$440.00 Labor 65-67 (this includes the rebuilds of tachometer, speedometer etc.) – All parts and facing extra.

Includes complete disassembly, repaint housing inside and out, clean, test, calibrate small gauges, repaint pointers, complete overhaul of speedometer and tachometer. Replace parts, lenses, etc. as needed. Expert reassembly with exacting detail.

 

Restored 1965 Corvette Hi RPM Gauge Cluster Rear

Restored 1965 Corvette Hi RPM Gauge Cluster Rear

+$20.00 for cluster with speed warning.
+$35.00 for refacing with speed warning if needed.

+$20.00 for Tachometer and 66-67 Temperature gauge, yellow/red line re-screening. If cluster is receiving a full reface, this charge will not apply.

+$110.00 for trip and total odometer replacement.

+$25.00 for 60-80lb oil conversion with all reface.

+$25.00 for Headlight Motor switch Restoration. (Highly Recommended)

 

Typical cost for 63: $700.00-$850.00 (including parts) with new plastic lenses as original. We recommend replacing lenses with glass as used on 64-67 if you do not plan on showing the car in N.C.R.S. or Bloomington type events.

Typical cost for 64: $700.00-$850.00 (including parts)

Typical cost for 65-67: $675.00-$725.00 (including parts),  or $875.00-$1000.00 with all gauges refaced

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**Note: When sending clusters for restoration, give complete instructions for Red Line changes, etc., if needed. Send key or remove ignition switch – your choice. If lighter, switches,capacitors, knobs, etc. are left in cluster, we will clean, replace, restore, etc. as you desire, at an additional cost. If you leave these parts installed, we will restore them

 

 

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1963 Late Production Restored Corvette Dash Cluster

 1963 Late Production Restored Corvette Dash Cluster

1963 Corvette Restored Dash Cluster Rear

 1963 Corvette Restored Gauge Cluster Rear View

1964 Corvette Custom Instrument Cluster

1964 Corvette custom dash cluster with silver painted cones

 

1963 Corvette Restored Hi RPM Tachometer and Speedometer

1963 Corvette Restored Hi RPM Tachometer and Speedometer

 

 

Corvette instrument cluster

Factory paint applied on 1964 Corvette dash cluster housing

 

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We restore your unit and retain factory ink stamps whenever possible. 1963 Corvette Cluster Speedometer Tachometer backplate shown.

 

1963 Corvette Restored Instrument Cluster Rear

Factory stampings shown on restored 1963 Corvette Cluster Rear View.

C1 Corvette gauges

1963 Restored High Redline Dash Cluster

We can restore your dash cluster knobs, original wiper and ignition switches, lighter components, radio capacitors, and headlight motor switch.

Corvette Instrument Clusters C3 1968-1976

 

Base cost $200.00*
Includes repaint housing and inner plates,

clean, test and calibrate small gauges, and repaint pointers.

*Gauge repairs, refacing, clock restoration, parts extra.

1972 Corvette Restored Gauge Cluster

1972 Corvette restored instrument cluster

1969 Corvette Restored Dash Cluster Rear

1969 Corvette restored instrument cluster

 

Be careful!

1963 Corvette Damaged Cluster Before -21963 Corvette Damaged Cluster Before front-11963 Damaged Cluster Before back

 

Please do not let this happen to you! The left hand lower corner of 1963-1967 dash clusters is very vulnerable! Without the headlight motor switch in place there is a large slot that is very weak if box is mishandled! Be sure to leave plenty of space and use adequate boxes and cushioning materials!

In case you were wondering,  we did repair this cluster!

 

PACKAGING INSTRUCTIONS

Please make sure that when shipping a Dash Cluster you use the proper materials. Bubble wrap the cluster and place it in a big enough box stuff the rest of the box with newspaper or packing paper DO NOT USE POPCORN because this material does not protect the cluster and it gives it wiggle room, which can lead to a broken or cracked cluster (see pictures).  Even if you insure it the claim will not go through because of poor packing.

WHEN SENDING PARTS, PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE OUR RESTORATION ORDER FORM.

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