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Old 06-13-2010, 08:52 PM
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Default Junkyard cluster swap

Is there a instrument cluster with a tach that will swap right into my '98 and plug-n-play? I have the 2.5 suckamatic with out tach.
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Old 06-13-2010, 09:09 PM
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Yeah, just find an auto XLT with the tach cluster, it's plug and play. Just did it to my truck on Thursday. Doesn't matter what engine the donor vehicle had, just that it's auto.
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Old 06-14-2010, 10:56 AM
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or go the extra mile with an explorer sport trac cluster so u get a tach and white gauge faces. If you like the look that is. Whatever u find around the junkyard
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:20 PM
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Thanks for the scoop, I'll start looking!
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Old 07-16-2010, 06:01 PM
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did your speedometer go bad?
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:42 PM
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Check out the sticky on swapping your odometer too. Another one lists the years you can use for your truck. I believe both are in the "how to section".
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Old 07-19-2010, 10:54 PM
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Thanks Sarge, it's ready to swap when a replacement is found. Speedo fine, looking to add tach like any motor should have.
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Old 07-20-2010, 09:35 PM
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I eventually want to get a tach as well. A vehicle with a manual transmission and no tach just doesn't make sense to me. But that is a "nice to have" item. I have things that need fixed before I look a "ice to have" things.
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Old 10-12-2010, 01:56 AM
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Is there a instrument cluster with a tach that will swap right into my '98 and plug-n-play? I have the 2.5 suckamatic with out tach.
Suckamatic? Turbo that 2.5L and you can run 12's in the quarter! With about 3 grand.
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