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can they be had w/ ONLY mph or kph? i'd like both actually as i drive in both countries and while i can do the conversions in my head on the fly, it's nice to just look down and not think.. thnx.
I'm sure they could do both. I never noticed how cramped the Focus speedometer is with both sets of numbers until I saw the cleaner looking custom gauges. Now I look at my speedometer and it looks cluttered. I rarely go to Canada, so having no km's won't be a problem for me. I was stationed in Germany so I can convert pretty easy. If I couldn't, then when I was visiting Canada, I'd just tape a small conversion chart on the dash if it came to that. I picked design #2, so the numbers will be a bit larger than the stock ones. Should be cool!
 

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With the left arrows on the steering, you just go up or down to naviguate between odo, gas mileage, etc. It will show every single one then all 4 in a grid.

When you have the grid like this, I think you can reset them all at the same time by pressing ''ok''.

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does anyone know that if the car is reflashed to give the 'quadradant' grid display of the '13 models, if it at all affects the MFT.. i have v2.11 and it works perfectly and i don't want to upgrade to a never version, however, i WOULD like the four quarter grid display inbetween the tach and speedo.
 

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does anyone know that if the car is reflashed to give the 'quadradant' grid display of the '13 models, if it at all affects the MFT.. i have v2.11 and it works perfectly and i don't want to upgrade to a never version, however, i WOULD like the four quarter grid display inbetween the tach and speedo.
No, it has nothing to do with MFT. There is an entire thread about, just do a search for it.
 

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Alright I know I've probably commented the most on this thread. But does anyone have advice for doing the latch it is being a pain in the butt for me to do. Sadly I had to Give up because I had to go to work:(
 

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I think there is a plastic lock button that keeps the locking portion of the latch from pulling to the right inadvertently. Find it and depress it and the latch should move right unimpeded.
 

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Alright I know I've probably commented the most on this thread. But does anyone have advice for doing the latch it is being a pain in the butt for me to do. Sadly I had to Give up because I had to go to work:(
I guess, because of the difficulties, you're referencing the harness for the gauge in the back? I dunno, elaborate or take a pic and we should be able to help you more.

I think there is a plastic lock button that keeps the locking portion of the latch from pulling to the right inadvertently. Find it and depress it and the latch should move right unimpeded.
Or just do this ^!
 

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The 6th picture down in the 1st post is the latch I believe he is referring to.



I am of this writing, going out to disassemble my gauge to do the swap. I just got my gauge faces in a couple of days ago.
 

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Okay just got my gauge out. It was a little confusing removing the plug until I figured it out. Actually it is quite simple once you know how. Here are some clear pictures:

Looking down at the top of the partially removed cluster, you see the plug in the rear with the wires coming out to the left:




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Okay, got my gauge face in .... finally. Nothing like trying to do work on the interior on a hot day in a parking lot with no shade.

My gauges don't stand out so much as some of the other designs I suppose as I went a more subtle route. I wanted something a bit different than stock, but something that also had an OEM look to it. I went with pearl sapphire blue, style #2 and had the Focus logo added to the tach. I originally wanted the Focus letters larger and lower, just above the pointer, but they said it would block the warning lights so they moved it up higher.



Never really noticed how cluttered the stock speedo gauge looked until compared with the Black cat one:







 

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Okay, got my gauge face in .... finally. Nothing like trying to do work on the interior on a hot day in a parking lot with no shade.

My gauges don't stand out so much as some of the other designs I suppose as I went a more subtle route. I wanted something a bit different than stock, but something that also had an OEM look to it. I went with pearl sapphire blue, style #2 and had the Focus logo added to the tach. I originally wanted the Focus letters larger and lower, just above the pointer, but they said it would block the warning lights so they moved it up higher.



Never really noticed how cluttered the stock speedo gauge looked until compared with the Black cat one:







Very nice and classy mod!
Is there a way you can show us a pic of your gauges at night?

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Pennut-That looks awesome! Very clean!
Hey has anyone any tips I'm having the hardest time trying to reset my needles.:-/

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I put mine in once without the clear face on it and did a lot turning the car on and off to get the gauges to sit at zero. You have to turn it on, turn it off, make adjustments before the gauge test, then turn it on again to verify. Kind of tedious, but when you're done it will have been worth the time.
 

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Yeah, I had a hard time too. our gauges are flakey. If you notice, when you turn your car off, the needles will go down to a postion. But then after your dome lights go off after 30 secs or so, the needles will AGAIN move to a park position. It sure helps that I have a scangauge~e so I can tell just what my RPM's are. Right now my speedo is +2 mph off, so I have to re adjust that. On a good note, my gas gauge is very nearly dead on, which it wasn't from the factory. I suggest that you DO NOT fill your gas tank then try to adjust the gas gauge if possible. That's because when the tank is full, the needle will go up past the full mark on the gauge. Worst comes to worst, when your orange (low gas) icon comes on, that should be the 1/8th mark on your gas gauge.
 

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Pennut-That looks awesome! Very clean!
Thanks. They look even better on a sunny day. A little lighter and a bit of metallic sparkle to them. Took the pictures on a cloudy day and doesn't do them justice.

Gauges at night:

At Dusk ....



At night with headlights on:

 
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