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Old 10-30-2003, 01:05   #1 (permalink)
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Changing Cluster!

i know there have been some tech articles by 'FALKEEN' etc. but i was wondering anyone got it done by a pro?? i wouldnt have a clue how to change it..even after reading tech articles...i dont know where to start! who does it and roughly how much am i lookin at? i would love the AU XR one, pref also if i could get like blue lights behind them instead of the current one!! cheers its an AU 1 Forte! anyhelp would be mint!! im in vic!!
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Old 10-30-2003, 12:23   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Changing Cluster!

I presume you have looked at the fordmods web site... print off the article, and get a quote from an auto electricitian. Or see if anyone on FF who has done it will do it for you!

BTW... is the seat still playing up??
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Old 10-30-2003, 19:24   #3 (permalink)
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EBXR Falkeens article is based of that article with a few more added tips. But your right just ring a auto electricitian or go down to one and se what he says. Look its not that hard. A little bit of fiddleing but seems like a good run through
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Re: Changing Cluster!

mate go out and buy it (you will need it anyway, even if a pro fits it). Then pull your dash appart, there is two screws under caps at the top of the cluster, then it slides out with a bit of persuadance.

I havent changed the cluster, but wouldnt imagine it would be too hard, especially for what a pro would charge you (i shudder to think). I did change my backlite to blue though, simply by removing the needles, and the sheet the numbes are printed on, then putting celephane behind it. (this is better then globes, because your needles/redline/etc... can stay red)
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Re: Changing Cluster!

not worth the money imo after doing it
although it was an interesting exercise and i do get a fair bit of interest/questions when people see the tickford wings on the cluster
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