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Beaumont quartz clock conversion?


Has anyone had one of these converted? I'm thinking the 64-67 is very similar if not identical?



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I should add to this, I'm talking about the one in the dash, not a console clock.


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Mine actually worked for about an hour since I've owned the 66 but I haven't got around to checking it out.

I assume the GTO/Lemans stuff would be the same so there must be conversions out there?



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66 Beaumont 4 door hardtop

69 Chevy CST pickup

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I would think so but the problem is, we can't just go buy a clock for a GTO because then it says "PONTIAC"  on the face and we all know Beaumonts aren't Pontiacs.....



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4SPEED427 wrote:

I would think so but the problem is, we can't just go buy a clock for a GTO because then it says "PONTIAC"  on the face and we all know Beaumonts aren't Pontiacs.....


 Theyre not?, first Ive heard of that biggrin

the 66 has tach in dash so I put a repop in the console



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I think you opened a can of worms with that statement.

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i had the one in my parisienne conv at clock works in the usa about 4 yrs ago cost 

$340 still workin good !!

 

 

 

 

 



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I just had my clock refurbished for my '65. I considered the quartz upgrade but decided I want the old-school springs/gears/points for my old-school car. Bench tested it this afternoon and it's working perfectly. Couldn't be happier. -Doug

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I had my 2+2 clock converted to quartz in 2011 and it is still keeping perfect time!



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4SPEED427 wrote:

 and we all know Beaumonts aren't Pontiacs.....


 My turn..... banned.gif  banned.gif



-- Edited by hawkeye5766 on Sunday 22nd of January 2023 03:20:57 AM

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What, who has a clock in their dash, thats where my tach is.

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I managed to wake the old Borg clock in the 65. It loses about 2 hours a day, but at least I can hear the little trademark winding click. 

I'd love the quartz conversion, but $300 seems a little much. I wonder if it can be a DIY?                                                                                                                                                                                     



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