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Old 12-28-2006, 07:35 AM   #11
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^^ Looks good! I mounted mine on the A-pillar. I would have to say it didn't look all that bad. The only thing is that I am going to get the full a-pillar pod instead of the single bolt on one. I just dont like the way this installed, not very flush and I don't want it to look like a hack job.
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Old 12-29-2006, 03:20 PM   #12
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If this seems ignorant, forgive me.
Would it be possible to scrounge up a stock (with tach) gauge cluster to replace the tach-less one that came on the car without extensive Pain in Butt factor? i.e. are there additional (under hood/electrical) parts required?
I didn't think that not having a tach would bother me, but I was wrong.
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If this seems ignorant, forgive me.
Would it be possible to scrounge up a stock (with tach) gauge cluster to replace the tach-less one that came on the car without extensive Pain in Butt factor? i.e. are there additional (under hood/electrical) parts required?
I didn't think that not having a tach would bother me, but I was wrong.
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What about the mileage?
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the odometer readings on the speedo follow the cluster and cannot be altered from whatever they were from the donated car. if the mileage reading must be true to the speedo presently in the car, you're pretty much out of luck.

what i plan on doing when selling time rolls around is to sign a DMV statement of fact sheet claiming the speedometer has been replaced and the real mileage is ....

Or, if the mileage of the cluster you find is is close enough to the original (+/- 10%), don't worry about it and adopt the new cluster's mileage as gospel and leave it at that.

as for 2004 and earlier Focii, the cluster swap can be done too, except the cluster needs to be between 2000 and 2004. Try to find a cluster out of a car with similar options too, to minimize the errant light issues as i had with the abs and traction control lights.

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a stealership CAN change the odometer readings. i have seen it done with my SVT. they scratched the plastic lens on the main gauges when they were replacing the AUX gauges. when they put in the new main gauges, the odometer was set to the mileage from when i took delivery extended my warranty another 7K
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did you use a tach adapter? if so where and what wires did you splice into?
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Do you have a pic of this MDS
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