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chrome bezels

Post by peter freeman » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:40 am

Just fitted a set to the coupe dials - bought from MJC Products ( http://www.classicbezels.com John@classicbezels.com ) John Chadwick is the contact - don't forget new rudders for the outside of the gauges and bezels seals - I did not think about bezel seals but fortunately John did, the gauges originally used mastic but rubber bezel seals are much better. Not very good photos of the before and after but I am very happy with the end result.
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Re: chrome bezels

Post by Merlin » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:36 pm

Another vote for John Chadwick. He manufactures the bezels and is very discerning regarding the quality. Would definitely recommend. Picture of the dash with chrome bezels ready for installation into car. The clock (if anyone is interested) was a different size to the other dials and was a continuous crimp (not tabs) and was also flat faced. We traced it to a lotus bezel that fits with some difficulty. (sorry about the feet, but was just so excited about getting the picture!!)
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Re: chrome bezels

Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:14 pm

They look good - in a car of that age, they give it a more "period" look :)


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Re: chrome bezels

Post by peter freeman » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:08 pm

Our Coupe clock is a different size as well but that already had a chrome bezel.



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Re: chrome bezels

Post by scimmy_man » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:21 pm

do they reflect the sun?

when we get some that is?


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Re: chrome bezels

Post by peter freeman » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:14 pm

Not on the Coupe as the instruments are below the top overhang - don't think it would be a problem on the other cars either.



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Re: chrome bezels

Post by backpain » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:16 pm

I changed all the bezels on my 5a looks far better I think. John


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Re: chrome bezels

Post by speedy555 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:36 pm

I just painted all mine silver, partly to be different and partly as I'm tight :)


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Re: chrome bezels

Post by MikeT » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:43 pm

Another vote for MJC bezels - not only are they nice quality, but the service from John was spot on.

One of my bezels had a small dent in it when it arrived - almost certainlyly damaged in transit. John sent anther one out without wanting any evidence, or wanting the old one returned - top chap ;)

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