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Old 09-28-2008, 10:49 PM   #1
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Cougar gauge swap

So today I went to the junk yard and found that the newer Cougar has similar gauges as the Focus. The back was grey and the needles were different. I liked the look of them. I got them brought them home and took it apart. The surround wont fit but the back is the same although there is a extra plug on the back from the Cougar, I guess it goes to the other lcd.


After taking it apart, I took the background off of the plastic and sanded the green off so that I can convert it to blue.


Then I put it all back together. I had to cover the hole where the other lcd was and pull out the bulb for the shift light. There also was not a hole for the trip reset so I had to cut one. Here's the finished product:



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