Petrol/temperature gauge location

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Petrol/temperature gauge location

Post by sierra3dr » Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:20 pm

Probably it is just me, but I find the location of the the temperature and petrol gauge, not in the best position to view,due to the steering wheel and stalks. They should be to the left where the dimmer switch is.

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Re: Petrol/temperature gauge location

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:49 pm

Is this your 1st Ford :xd:
you know it was a goodie when the end is stickin up out of the water

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Re: Petrol/temperature gauge location

Post by sierra3dr » Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:24 pm

No, not quite. I've had Fords since 1997, why do you ask😁?

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Re: Petrol/temperature gauge location

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:49 am

sierra3dr wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:20 pm
Probably it is just me, but I find the location of the the temperature and petrol gauge, not in the best position to view,due to the steering wheel and stalks. They should be to the left where the dimmer switch is.
I'm pretty tall at 6'1 and have a standard steering wheel and don't find it too bad to see both sets of dials... when driving in a straight line :lol: but yep the oil pressure and ammeter do seem a bit easier to see....I think :lol: You got me wanting to go down and sit in mine tomorrow to check this now. The wife will think I have lost the plot !!!! Out of interest do you have a standard steering wheel as I previously had a smaller one fitted which really interfered with my view of the dials. But even with the standard wheel which has wide spokes it's never going to suit everyone. The RS wheel I believe has thinner spokes which might suit better. But the main thing is you can see over the bonnet :lol: :lol:
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Re: Petrol/temperature gauge location

Post by Mc Tool » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:39 am

sierra3dr wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:24 pm
No, not quite. I've had Fords since 1997, why do you ask😁?
Oh nuttin really ,just I don't think ford had even heard of ergonomics when they made the Capri. My pet hate is that all the water ( when it rains) that sits on top of the driver's door seal falls on my right leg when I open the door......ha ,I just realised that ain't going to be an issue any more ...I had it chopped off on 19/11.....cept now it will land on the seat mmmm :banghead:
you know it was a goodie when the end is stickin up out of the water

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