Gauge Panel 

Designing a three-gauge panel that fits in place of the Message Center and angles the gauges toward the driver.

The finished product!  I ended up angling the leftmost gauge a little less than the others so that it wasn't pointing out the side window!
The finished product! I ended up angling the leftmost gauge a little less than the others so that it wasn't pointing out the side window! *
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Made from one piece of sheet metal, and attached to the original Message Center frame with spring clips.  Now I just need another gauge for that third pod... donors?
Made from one piece of sheet metal, and attached to the original Message Center frame with spring clips. Now I just need another gauge for that third pod... donors? *
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View from the passenger's side.  Not quite ready for mass production, but not bad for a few hours' work!
View from the passenger's side. Not quite ready for mass production, but not bad for a few hours' work! *
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Second revision: incorporated mounting points into the piece, so no more need to hack up Message Center panels.
Second revision: incorporated mounting points into the piece, so no more need to hack up Message Center panels. *
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All three gauges are angled differently.  This model also has reinforcements to make up for the lack of a separate plastic frame.
All three gauges are angled differently. This model also has reinforcements to make up for the lack of a separate plastic frame. *
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