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Hello to the community,

today I come with a special problem.

My 61 has a speedometer with the scale in Km/h.

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Unfortunately the glass cracked.

As spares are only glasses availeble scaled in mph.

Now i try to bold one from scratch.

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But for the engravings i better now what is the correct font for the numbers.

Is out there anyone who knows details, or can name the origin manufacture that i can contact them?

Thank You for reply.
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Old 09-17-2014, 03:10 PM
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If no luck here, check with the Ford groups in South America.
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Old 09-27-2014, 04:44 AM
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Thank you for this information. I tried to find out but with no success.

I have to go the long run.

We rebuilt the numbers. I hope it comes out correct, on screen it looks good.
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Hello,

we had no chance and had to do it complete ourselves.

This is the result. It came much more better out as I expected. There is no difference to the original glas but the material is much better and will not crack anymore.

When I sit now behind the steering wheel it is a pleasure, with the cracked glas it was kind of boring. Another step to a fine car.
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Wow! You do nice work, Wolfgang. The numbers are beautiful and the lens looks like it came on the car when it was new. - Dave
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I agree Dave and if I ever need to have mine done I will certainly know where to gol Very well done.
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