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Old 03-23-2006, 08:23 AM   #21
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Watch Ebay. I just picked up a reconditioned cluster from a shop dumping old stock for $29 a few weeks ago, complete with compass and DIC. I think they had a number of them they were selling. The one I got had 29K on the odometer.
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Watch Ebay. I just picked up a reconditioned cluster from a shop dumping old stock for $29 a few weeks ago, complete with compass and DIC. I think they had a number of them they were selling. The one I got had 29K on the odometer.
I have link for them if needed, but I have not seen them list anymore.. I bought one too... Installed it in the 91 SSE, and my tach is a wee bit slow to catch up... But everything else functions as it should, cluster looks like brand new.. And you can't beat $29 for that

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So does anyone have a gauge cluster for a '91 SSE? I've got the same issue (inoperable odo) and am looking still to get it fixed. Otherwise I can open up the dash and see if it'* the gear thats causing the issue.
I have 3 guage clusters, an 89, a 90 and a 91.
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You wanna roll it up? Stick a drill to the speedo cable, and run it in foreward. Might take a while, but it should work with no problem. Not sure if it'll roll the odometer back if you crank the drill in reverse, lol.

Actually, do they use a speedo cable??
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You wanna roll it up? Stick a drill to the speedo cable, and run it in foreward. Might take a while, but it should work with no problem. Not sure if it'll roll the odometer back if you crank the drill in reverse, lol.

Actually, do they use a speedo cable??
No they do not use a speedo cable... I think the Odo users a atep motor... Nothing but wires going to the cluster... The Cluster picks up its VSS signal from the ECM

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No speedo cable, it is all electronic. Yes electronic to run the analogue gauges, lol.
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Well I got the old dash taken apart and looked at ways to roll UP the odometer to match the mileage on the new car. Ended up taking the odometer apart, taking the rod with the mileage on it completely out, put one end directly into a drill and held the little metal feet in place and proceeded to roll it up. I never seen mileage climb so fast in my life, lmfao.

Put it all back together, put the entire cluster into the new car, and now I have a fully functional dash, with working Compass, DIC, and odometer. It all worked in the old car, but was not sure if the screwy compass and DIC in the new car was due to the cluster or the connection. I now know it was the connection.
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