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someone enlighten me..

... on how to roll forward gauges so they match my miles.

i want to put my new sport trac cluster in soon...
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i would think that you can take off the cover and move it by hand
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Yea right vato you wanting to roll them back! lol I wish I could swap in an sport trac cluster.

I know it involves taking it almost all the way apart.
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40 somethin thousand by hand
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Yea right vato you wanting to roll them back! lol I wish I could swap in an sport trac cluster.

****, caught me, so everybody watch out for my thread:

02 ranger only 56 miles!!!
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I used a pick and manually turned the number wheels without taking anything but the cover off the gauges. They work just fine too, so dont think that it will strip the gears(or at least mine didnt)...
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I used a pick and manually turned the number wheels without taking anything but the cover off the gauges. They work just fine too, so dont think that it will strip the gears(or at least mine didnt)...
thats what i was tryin to say. turn each wheel.
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Gil, if you don't mind white number wheels behind the white gauges, you can transfer the entire odometer unit from your old cluster to the ST cluster. If you want the black wheels, you should be able to disassemble the ST odo and roll it forward.

http://www.rangerpowersports.com/tech/?p=131
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i disasembled mine, "pulled the needle" via method bob posted then transfered my odo to the sprot trac cluster, then used the battery method to reinstall the ST needle on the ranger odo. worked great

at first i tried rolling hte odo like bob posted, didnt work out too good.
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i think ill try the pick and roll, then if i break the roller, ill swap the old one in...

anyone got a link to the dash disassembly?
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the bottom knee plastic needs to come off, then the radio bezel, then the 3 screws that are above the guages, then you will see two more and the cover should remove. its alot of screws to get to it, kinda sucks. i took mine in and out to many times.
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damnit, i was hoping for an easy install!!!

i have more stuff i want to spend time on, but oh well...
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ya i wish it was easier as well. just make sure you test it all before you put it all back together.

also a little short cut you can leave the actual housing that holds the guages in, and you can just pop the clear case off and the guages pop out, like 3 different sections, you will notice this as you take it apart.
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like the black casing peice and up??
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anyone got a link to the dash disassembly?
95-on Ranger Cluster removal
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youre a wonderful young man, you know that?
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instead of pulling the whole thing out leave the white casing and pull off the clear cover.

see how the gauges come off the backing in this pic.

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