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I took my 79 CX-C gauges apart to clean/chrome/modify and am now drawing a blank on how the chrome goes back onto the gauge.

There is a captive stud with a standoff... a rubber washer with a 'centering' high spot, a chrome washer and an acorn nut.



I put the standoff over the stud, put the rubber on that.

I put the chrome bezel on and it fits nicely into place with the rubber centering it nicely.

Then the trouble starts... When I put the washer on, it sits too high as the standoff keeps it a good 1/4 inch from the bezel.

I thread the nut on and it will tighten the washer against the standoff but the bezel is loose against the gauge.

Am I missing a part? or grey matter?
 

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Chrome back onto gauge, metal cylindrical spacers onto studs, rubber bushing over the stud with collar on the outside of the chrome back, chrome washer then acorn nut.


I tried that before with the same results but I think you are correct and I think I know the problem now.

There is a BIG rubber cushion inside the chrome bezel that is probably supposed to cushion and space the gauge out a bit.

It is old and somewhat compressed.. maybe that is what is causing the slop.
 
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