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Old 06-23-2003, 05:38 PM   #1
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Today I tried to swap clusters, but was unsucessful. I thought it might work, because the car I got it from was an LE just like mine, but it must have been a different year, because it did not work @ all. So if you wanted to do this mod, it won't werk!
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Old 06-23-2003, 05:40 PM   #2
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What was the problem with the swap??? BTW, That is a SWEET steering wheel!!!
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To bad Tim, you may not have the proper wiring set up for a tach style cluster. Would have been nice to make it work tho
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Wrong wiring [I guess] different years...
Thanx, I really like the wheel myself!
I know I wanted it to work!!!!Ahhhh
Damn i can't remember who was going to send me that fuse cover....from Canada
Was that one of you guys?
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ever thought about the racing style after market gauges? if you get the right ones, it might even look better then the tach style cluster. by the way, i saw a '90 bonny with a cluster like his, it was the cheap bonneville though.
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Yeah..or get one of Ty pillar pods.
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Yeah..or get one of Ty pillar pods.
THAT WOULD WORK. I THINK YOU' VE GOT IT! where can he get one to fit an older bonnevill though. i was looking at specs and prices, i just see the stuff for newer cars. they cant handle our oldie but goodies. we're just too good for them
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Send a PM to one of our members Speedyguy, he'll be able to help you out
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Yeah..or get one of Ty pillar pods.
Speaking of which, whatever happened with that? I thought there was a prototype in the works that we'd be trying out on the various model series, but never heard anything further. Status...?
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Last I heard, Ty was waiting for the manufacturer, or members who were interested to decide on what kind of gages they were interested in.
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