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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #570 on: February 09, 2021, 06:25:42 AM »
Ross VE, post pix.

Here's a better pic of the ones at the top of the list so far.
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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #571 on: February 09, 2021, 08:11:44 AM »
I am going to be running those in the 89 K5 I am working on.  Every 73-87 I own will probably end up with a set of these.

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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #572 on: February 09, 2021, 09:32:40 AM »
I see they stylized them more for the year ranges like the early ones but they look too plain jane. Which version do you think looks the best?
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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #573 on: February 09, 2021, 09:51:27 AM »
They took the fonts for each series run and matched the layout of the factory and implemented them on the HDX series.  They are all the same Kit just the faces are different.  I like the 76 and 79 versions the most.

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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #574 on: February 09, 2021, 10:26:58 AM »
For reference:

73-75 then 76-78 and then 79 up are the options for those of you who haven't seen them.
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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #575 on: February 09, 2021, 10:04:17 PM »
Sorry, I'm not technically advanced enough to get the pictures to load through my phone. The best I can do is post the link to their website.
  https://newvintageusallc.mybigcommerce.com/gm-truck-73-87/

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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #576 on: February 09, 2021, 10:53:12 PM »
VZ I thing the 76-78 are the best pick, color banding, ranges, just strike me as closer to period correctness, except now I want to go look at my '78!

I guess I'm just nostalgic.

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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #577 on: February 10, 2021, 11:20:50 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #578 on: January 23, 2022, 06:30:52 PM »
I made a decision on the cluster. I almost put the stock cluster back in but I like the 76 cluster better and this one is mint. 76-77 cluster is almost identical with the exception of 77 having a choke light and the brake warning lamp being in the speedo on the 76. I like the blue lines vs no lines and white lines.
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Re: 1974 GMC C1500
« Reply #579 on: January 23, 2022, 07:13:57 PM »
The factory lens was near mint, with one small blemish so I used a repro lens and polished out the other for the cluster on my 75.
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