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Originally Posted by OldSpool87 View Post
I gotta know why the clock is in the right footwell blower cover if you don't mind.
Because I have a mechanical NHS/VDO boost gauge with telltale in the dash where the clock was. I didn't want to leave the clock sitting on a shelf in my apartment or sell it and I like having the easy to read original analog clock in the car so I decided to look and see if I could fit it there and there is room.

So I carefully cut a hole in the carpet with a razor blade and then a snug fitting hole in the fiberboard stuff with a saber saw and installed it there using a hose clamp around the back side of the clock to hold it in there and keep it from falling out.

I like it and I wired the illumination bulb inside to the other instrument lights so it lights up with the rest of them when the parking lights are on. I can easily see it from my driving position and I look at it whenever I want to know the time and it keeps really good time.

There is an lcd clock in my radio when no music is playing but during the day there's always reflection glare on it so I can never see it.
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