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trying to add aftermarket gauges to stock cluster

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by justice87, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. justice87

    justice87 Registered Member

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    I'm trying to figure out how to replace my factory oil, voltage, and temp gauges with aftermarket guages in the stock location. I'm trying to go with mechanical guages. It's on a 87 and I don't even know where to start. Has anyone tried to do this yet or got any tips? I'm still a rookie at stuff like this. :confused:
     
  2. CutlassKid85

    CutlassKid85 Registered Member

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    I just used a dremel to widen the hole left by the stock guages and tossed in some nexus mech gauges.

    Post up a pic in the morning if I can't find one on my pc
     
  3. Zepplin

    Zepplin 1/2 ton status

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    I did the same thing. I only replaced the four smaller gauges. I had to grind the plastic down and ditch the plastic cover that went over the entire dash gauge cluster area.
     
  4. CutlassKid85

    CutlassKid85 Registered Member

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    just took these, my digi is down so I used my cell

    look at the empty slot and you can get an idea of what needs to be removed to fit new gauges

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    what it looks like from drivers seat
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