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Old 09-11-2009, 09:13 PM
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Default White face gauge overlay how to.

I just purchased a kit off eBay. Has anyone here used this type of product.

Also does anyone have a how 2 link or pics??


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Old 09-11-2009, 09:22 PM
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I just purchased a kit off eBay. Has anyone here used this type of product.

Also does anyone have a how 2 link or pics??


I got 5 that says STL will come thru as usual.
5? just 5? more like 50! haha
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:16 AM
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I got 5 that says STL will come thru as usual.
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It basically is like a big sticker you wont have to remove your needles just slide it over the needle and put in place. It is easier to do at night when you can have the lights on so you can get in lined up right

I installed these for a friend on his silverado. he got them from the same people on ebay. they look just like it was stock
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:24 AM
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i tried to put those on my '98 and i was having a fun time getting them on how the heck you get then over the needle without it popping off?
i wanted them in my '04 but opted to the sport track dash
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:27 AM
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Cause the 04+ are totally different than the older kind

The 2003 and older rangers taking the needles off is easy just stick a fork back there and pop it off

2004+ you have too turn it in a circle and pull up on it so calibrating it back is a PITA

You put a sport trac cluster in your 04?
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:33 AM
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the guy at the junk yard said it came out of an explorer. it had the paint on it that had sport trac that the jy put on it ?????? i'm thinking xlt ranger myself the backing was allready white and it was only 1,200 miles short of what i took out .


[i'm scratching my head because i didn't think the sport trac's were like the rangers?}
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:35 AM
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Only rangers 04-05 that had white face gauges stock are the Edge

06+ rangers with white face gauges are the sport

The mileage should correct it's self cause it is digital and it is stored in memory in the computer
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:42 AM
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The mileage should correct it's self cause it is digital and it is stored in memory in the computer
it took about 20 miles of driving then the thing went blank,blinked a half dozen times then came back on. must have been correcting it's self.
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:44 AM
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Seems odd they would say it was from a sport trac. there is no way you would have been able to get a sport trac in your ranger.

Probably was correcting it's self you know what mileage you had before you swapped
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:50 AM
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when i took the old one out it read 43,something and the one i put in started as 40,764 now it's reading 44,460 so it's close? what should i be concerned about after switching them?
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:51 AM
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Nothing really as long as everything is working like it should
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:56 AM
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seems to be so far.
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Old 09-12-2009, 07:50 PM
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Thanks for the info STL.

Doing it at night for the back lighting is a good idea.
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Old 09-12-2009, 07:51 PM
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Ya only way to get it right unless u got a garage you can pull into so it is dark enough to see the gauge lights
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:02 PM
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or throw a drop cloth over the cab and make the night come in the day lol
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