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03 to 05 guage cluster...Possible?

Ok, so i went to the local dealership and was looking at the '05 rangers and i stumbled across an stx. first one ive seen up here and i really like the guages and the black overlay of them. so i got thinking. would it be possible to switch out my 03 guage cluster to the 05.. or is there too much BS (a.k.a electronics because i noticed its a digital odometer) or is there a way to "mod" the truck to make it digital from spindle i guess. just a thought to kick around. So feedback is greatly appreciated. thanks guys
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id like to know if its possible too..for my 02?..maybe?
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it wont work
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Nope, too much electronics to swap and wire up in the newer gauges. Sorry guys.
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ya i figured as much but everythings worth a shot, cause one never knows
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Lol, we knew, since its been asked a couple times before:)
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Well does anyone know if you can get a black inlay for an 03? or just something with White face guages?? because the green is starting to drive me nuts. everythings blue then theres the guage lights..green. any suggestions other then putting l.e.d bulbs in?
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theres ones like mine? if thats wat yer looking for?
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i really like that...but its soo hard to find one thats in KM/Hr.. ive lookd but no sucess..not even ebay
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i really like that...but its soo hard to find one thats in KM/Hr.. ive lookd but no sucess..not even ebay
Lol that's one thing I guess I don't have to worry about. Kinda sucks for you dude, but I'm sure you'll find the right one sooner or later.
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i really like that...but its soo hard to find one thats in KM/Hr.. ive lookd but no sucess..not even ebay
Speedhut will do electroluminescent gauges in metric for $10 extra. They also do custom backgrounds, fonts and and logos on their gauge overlays. Plus bezels and HVAC panels, too. The Ranger parts in their online catalog are listed as 95~02 but they also fit 03.

http://www.speedhut.com/faq.asp#33
http://www.speedhut.com/el_dial_products.asp
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Hmm, wonder if they do 04 F-150's yet, lol.

Damn, they don't.

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Sport trac clusters must be the next best thing to it though.
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Yeah i love my Sport track cluster........one of the best interior mods ive ever done.
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post a pic of one lit up if you can, sport trac one. id like to see it
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The sport trac gauges are just white faced with the same green lights. I wished i had them in my Ranger.
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The green lights, and all of the lights are actually more vibrant than other clusters. Has anyone else noticed that?
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