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Rolling odometer back?

i just got a new set of gauges and i have a question is there a way to roll the mileage from 134k to 81k which is what i have?
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I thought there used to be a sticky or something in the tech areas for that kinda thing...
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ya read the how to on swappin the old to the new
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ya read the how to on swappin the old to the new
didnt know there was one? sry if i didnt see it...i did search but nothing useful...
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Hmm.. I looked and I did not see it... I am sure it is around somewhere.
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i thought it was illegal?
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not if he is swapping in a gauge that has more miles than he actually does on his truck........he said he is putting in a gauge that has 140k miles in his truck that has 81k miles on it....
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Not if the milage is adjusted to the original milage from the truck... If my truck is at 50,000 and I have a cluster that reads 100,000 I can turn it back to 50,000. Some staes it is illegal to have a cluster that does not read the true vehicle milages.
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well mine only reads 4900 miles, is that bad? i bought with only 3 miles on it off ebay.
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^yea... most places when they service your truck record the millage and log it... so your going to come back as odometer fraud if you take it in anywhere
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thanks guys i turned the numbers with the tip of my knife my truck is reading 81121 miles and my new speedo was reading 142444 and now it reads 81121 i will have some pics when iam done.........now i get to go tear the truck apart(again) damn it.......lol
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why did you get a new set of gauges?
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most likely a set of white sport trac gauges, or silver 03 ranger gauges
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most likely a set of white sport trac gauges, or silver 03 ranger gauges
rangers came stock with silver gauges? if so i gotta find those
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thanks guys i turned the numbers with the tip of my knife my truck is reading 81121 miles and my new speedo was reading 142444 and now it reads 81121 i will have some pics when iam done.........now i get to go tear the truck apart(again) damn it.......lol
Have you tested if it works yet? You may have just broken the odometer. Each number must be pulled apart to be able to turn properly. There are little wings that connect each one together and they can break very easily. You have to take out the odometer and pull the gears off the end so you can spin them freely.
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Have you tested if it works yet? You may have just broken the odometer. Each number must be pulled apart to be able to turn properly. There are little wings that connect each one together and they can break very easily. You have to take out the odometer and pull the gears off the end so you can spin them freely.
yep i drove it and its working perfectly
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I did the same thing for my 1st car, i put indiglos in and didnt like them so i traded clusters with someone....i used a pick to change the numbers...

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I want a cluster with a tach......I have a 5spd, and it doesn't have a tach....its crazy.
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what about electronic odometers?
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I want a cluster with a tach......I have a 5spd, and it doesn't have a tach....its crazy.
Same here, I just went to autozone and got me a $30 2.5" tach.
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