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instrument cluster?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by kustom71, Jan 2, 2004.

  1. kustom71

    kustom71 1/2 ton status

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    I have an instrument cluster out of an 86 k5 everything in it works all electric gauges,mech speedo,no tach big gas gauge.Its almost identical to the one in my 77 except the 77 has mech oil pressure gauge which i dont use anyway.Gas gauge graphics are a little different too.Can i swap this 86 cluster into my 77?I dont know if anything electrical is different,from what i can tell its the same,any ideas?
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  2. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    ive done it before but the oil guages mount differently, but ive swapped them anyways, takes a little customization but can be done, or just run a line and convert to mechanical, everything else will be alright
     
  3. k5guyva

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    I think the gas gauge is different. It need to match the sender unit.
     

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