Gregory Bender

Dash variations

Moto Guzzi V700, V7 Special, Ambassador, 850 GT, 850 GT California, Eldorado, and 850 California Police models

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Numerous dash variations were created for the loop frames. Here is what is out there:

Civilian dashes

Part number

MG# 12501500

Yes, this is the same part number as the dash on the right. Guzzi changed the part but did not change the number.

MG# 12501500

Yes, this is the same part number as the dash on the left. Guzzi changed the part but did not change the number.

MG# 13501500
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Top view. The speedometer shown is not correct for this dash. It would have been originally fitted to Eldorado police dashes.
Top view. The speedometer shown is not correct for this dash. It would have been originally fitted to Eldorado police dashes.

Photo courtesy of eBay auction.

Top view. The speedometer shown is not correct for this dash. It would have been originally fitted to Eldorado police dashes.

Photo courtesy of eBay auction.

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This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the odd numbering (10, 30, 50, etc).
This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the odd numbering (10, 30, 50, etc).

Photo courtesy of Charles Hamer.

This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the odd numbering (10, 30, 50, etc).

Photo courtesy of Charles Hamer.

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Top view. This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the even numbering (20, 40, 60, etc). The ignition switch is not correct.
Top view. This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the even numbering (20, 40, 60, etc). The ignition switch is not correct.

Photo courtesy of eBay auction.

Top view. This is the correct speedometer for this dash. Note the even numbering (20, 40, 60, etc). The ignition switch is not correct.

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Doubtful if additional holes are factory.
Doubtful if additional holes are factory.

Photo courtesy of David Ramby.

Doubtful if additional holes are factory.

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Top view. These are the correct gauges, indicator lights, and ignition switch, including placement.
Top view. These are the correct gauges, indicator lights, and ignition switch, including placement.

Photo courtesy of eBay auction.

Top view. These are the correct gauges, indicator lights, and ignition switch, including placement.

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Number of instruments 1 1 2
Windshield cut-outs No No No
Ignition switch hole Yes Yes Yes
Mounting holes 2 fore and 2 aft 2 fore and 2 aft 2 fore and 2 aft
Holes for indicator lights 0 0 4
Lip height Lip for the speedometer is very short - comes up just higher than the ignition switch platform Lip for the speedometer is a little taller - comes up about 38 inch higher than the ignition switch platform N/A
Usage V7 / V700 models Early Ambassador models Ambassador and all Eldorado models

Police dashes

Part number MG# 12501540 MG# 13501540 unknown

MG# 13501541

Yes, this is the same part number as the dashes on the right. Guzzi changed the part but did not change the number.

MG# 13501541

Yes, this is the same part number as the dashes on the right and left. Guzzi changed the part but did not change the number.

MG# 13501541

Yes, this is the same part number as the dashes on the left. Guzzi changed the part but did not change the number.

Pictures
Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Front view
Front view

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Front view

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Front view
Front view

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Front view

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Left view
Left view

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Left view

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Right view
Right view

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Right view

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Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

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Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

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Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

Photo courtesy of Paul Linn.

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Photo courtesy of TT.

Photo courtesy of TT.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

Photo courtesy of Greg Barratt, Stainless Cycle.

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Fit with radio bracket.

Fit with radio bracket.

Photo courtesy of eBay auction.

Fit with radio bracket.

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Fit with radio bracket.

Fit with radio bracket.

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Fit with radio bracket.

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Fit with radio bracket.

Fit with radio bracket.

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Fit with radio bracket.

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Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Ear view
Ear view

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Ear view

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No photo yet available. The spare parts catalog shows this without windshield bracket cut outs.
Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Ear view
Ear view

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Ear view

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Photo courtesy of Keith Ruff.

Photo courtesy of Keith Ruff.

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Photo courtesy of Keith Ruff.

Photo courtesy of Keith Ruff.

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Photo courtesy of Kim Schick.

Photo courtesy of Kim Schick.

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Photo courtesy of David Ramby.

Photo courtesy of David Ramby.

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Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Top view
Top view

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Top view

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Bottom view
Bottom view

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Bottom view

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Number of instruments 1 1 1 1 1 1
Windshield cut-outs No Yes No No Yes Yes
Ignition switch hole Yes Yes Maybe - photo is unclear, but it appears to have a non-factory ignition switch hole No No No
Trip meter reset hole No No No No No Yes
Mounting holes 2 fore and 2 aft + 2 additional holes inside the foremost holes 2 fore and 2 aft + 2 additional holes inside the foremost holes 2 fore and 2 aft 2 fore and 2 aft 2 fore and 2 aft 2 fore and 2 aft
Holes for indicator lights 0 0 5 - photo is unclear, but it appears to have a non-factory hole on the left side 10 10 10
Additional mounting box Yes, attaches to the front of the dash with four bolts Yes, attaches to the front of the dash with four bolts No No No No
Usage Very rare; probably most common on V7 / V700 and Ambassador models. Very rare; probably most common on Eldorado models. Very rare; probably most common on V7 / V700 and Ambassador models. More common; probably most common on Eldorado models. More common; probably most common on Eldorado models. More common; probably most common on Eldorado models.