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Old 12-24-2012, 01:07 PM   #11
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you could use a universal one, probably not what you are talking about. they have those a pillar pod things too if they dont have one for your specific car you could get one similar and and trim it to fit
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ive seen the gauge pillar at autozone i did like, but was thinking about doing a custom gauge cluster, with speed,temp,volt, trans temp, tach, all that cool stuff.
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ive seen the gauge pillar at autozone i did like, but was thinking about doing a custom gauge cluster, with speed,temp,volt, trans temp, tach, all that cool stuff.
I hope all that cool stuff is mechanically driven. All of those fancy gauges need an OBD2 1996 or newer connection to the PCM. Which would be incompatible with your 1991.
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yeah most if not all of them will be mechanically driven, its still a idea up in the air though.
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Well, you might be able to rip out the whole cluster and do a complete custom cluster with all matching gauges, but that'* A LOT of custom work.
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on a 91 it wouldnt be as hard as a obd2. im sure it has all the sensor inputs going to the dash on a vehicle that has those gauges, not like obd2 were everything goes to the pcm only. it would be a pain to find one that looked like it would fit right and work the same i think though.
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or you talking custom aftermarket thing?
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Custom aftermarket. Rip out the entire cluster, build a new one from scratch using regular gauges.
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the only issue with that may be finding a place for your senders.
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yeah, ill be taking it apart and start measuring and seeing how much room i have to work with.
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