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  1. bluepowerranger
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    bluepowerranger
    oh well im not at home right now so ill check either when i get home or tomorrow.

    the internet at my house is out for a while is there anyway i could get your number?
    do you have texting?
  2. Jp7
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    Jp7
    put the cluster back together and hook it up with no needles
    just plug the board in , start the truck and rev the engine - feel the knob and see if its turning. If it turns then it works.

    I have aftermarket needles only that I can sell you.
  3. bluepowerranger
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    bluepowerranger
    well i did the wd40 and the speedo ended up comin off.. then i got pissed off and pried the tach off with a fork.. the needle is still intact but who knows if i messed up anything on the inside.. im gonna paint it tonight and put it back together tomorrow..

    if the tach doesnt work, do you have the interior part or the needle itself to sell to me? i have the stock orange/red needles
  4. Jp7
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    Jp7
    yes, I did it with the screwdriver, because I had a spare cluster to practice with. if you are talented with the tool you should be able to pull it off.
  5. bluepowerranger
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    bluepowerranger
    first off can i go ahead and try wd40? just to try it? it wont mess anything up?

    second off im not doing the blue LEDs im just changing the green to blue..

    third, i dont wanna get new needles because im in highschool and i need my truck running, its been out for a few days now. so the screwdriver is dangerous, but you did it successfully? just barely pry and spin?
  6. Jp7
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    Jp7
    the black wire at the bottom is there because you have an automatic. I have a stick. It is the wire that moves the PRNDL. It is a pain to get out, I didn't have too.

    Don't use WD40, I tried that too, and it didnt help. If you are going to go to BLUE leds you will need new needles anyway if yours are the solid orange ones that come on the white face clusters.
  7. bluepowerranger
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    bluepowerranger
    ok well what if i give it a shot with some wd40? or would that mess up the system?

    also whats up with that one black wire at the bottom of the cluster? i unplug it but theres still a little red wire going from the plug to the cluster so i cant unplug it. did you have this same problem?
  8. Jp7
    11-03-2009 - permalink
    Jp7
    the speedo on one of the clusters i did was like that. I carefully used a very tiny screwdriver at the base. This is VERY dangerous. I highly suggest you cut the needles off with a pair of sidecutters and then just take off the broken plastic. You can buy aftermarket needles, or buy a spare cluster and use those. If you are desperate you can possibly mail it to me for me to remove them. I do have spare needles if you want to purchase some, or you can go to GAUGE FACE KITS | DESIGNER KEY FOBS | REPLACEMENT CLUSTERS | BADGING / CHROME LETTERS | CNC MACHINING | US Speedo 810-244-0909
  9. bluepowerranger
    11-02-2009 - permalink
    bluepowerranger
    ive spun my speedo and tachometer and they dont feel like theyre coming off at all. ive been pulling too...
    i guess i just have to put more work into it?
    i feel like im breaking them though
  10. Jp7
    11-02-2009 - permalink
    Jp7
    there are a few videos i did, i think 3. They all show useful info that works proven.

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