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Old 10-12-2004, 09:25 PM   #11
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It definatly looks cool.

For most of the guages you'd just need a imer to throw each guage it'* max value, For the speedo and tach you'r need a signal generator, little more expensive. I've considered it but the cost is prohibitive.
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The new Subaru Legacy does this (you'll see it in the commercials), and because it has gauges all lit-up-like the 1998+ Caddy STS, it makes it all the prettier
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for me, it was the only possible way to get my gauges calibrated correctly when i was putting the dials back on the posts...it took me over an hour
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My speedo and tach do not sweep.

The gauges sweep (its calibration) because when the car is sitting over night or long, the gauges move up a bit. You can notice this is if you turn your car off
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My speedo and tach do not sweep.

The gauges sweep (its calibration) because when the car is sitting over night or long, the gauges move up a bit. You can notice this is if you turn your car off
The SEs don't sweep (and most any car for that matter) and they still read accurately. I don't think it'* for calibration purposes...doesn't make sense.
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None of my guages sweep at all. They just kind of "wake up." You know, they move from off of the guage to the start of it.
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My gauges used to sweep if I remember correctly but now only the gas gauge does it, but the temp gauge does not. Ah well. It is uber cool though.
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I absolutly love it in the newer grand am'*. Everytime I get in one, I'm jelous cuz my bonnie doesn't do it!
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My 95 SSEi sweeps all but the tach and speedo. I do remember one time working on a Bonne way back in the day and seeing all the gauges do that and I freeked out thinking that the motor was about to blow...LOL then they all went to where they should and I was like whew!! It is cool but if you dont know its supposed to do it it can look a little scary...ahh heat boost and gas just went all the way to the top!!!
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