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Dec 9, 10:01pm - #3117 
Gauge Face Question?

is there a way to install a new gauge face without resetting the mileage?

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Dec 9, 11:18pm - #3118 
what mileage?

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Dec 9, 11:31pm - #3119 
i mean the odometer reading... i heard it is going to be reset once you unplug the cable at the back of the gauge...

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Dec 10, 12:36am - #3120 
u can unplug ur cluster, it wont reset ur mileage. the only reason it would reset ur mileage is if you put on a new gauge cluster. you can take off ur stock gauges, by removing the needles first them pulling the stock gauges off. it wont reset ur mileage, dont worry.


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Dec 10, 5:33am - #3121 
Technically, resetting the mileage is possible. Some shops do that to deceive buyers.


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Dec 10, 8:13am - #3122 
oh, thanks a lot, i thought it going to be reset once you unplug the cable from the cluster...

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Dec 11, 1:07am - #3123 
you dont even need to remove the needles. i didnt on mine because i was afraid to break them and i read they cost arround $500 to replace. you also have to worry about recalibrating them. check out the install guide on this site. its good, used it for mine!

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Dec 11, 1:24am - #3124 
yeah, thats what im gonna do..im gonna print the installation guide...thanks

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Dec 11, 1:47am - #3125 
u dont have to remove them with indiglos/reverse indiglos, but if you are planning on replacing the stock gauge face you have to take off the needles.


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Dec 10, 3:08pm - #3126 
Quote:
Originally posted by dontmesswithkram:
u dont have to remove them with indiglos/reverse indiglos, but if you are planning on replacing the stock gauge face you have to take off the needles.
Exactly thumbsup

https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/inst_gauges

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Dec 10, 3:12pm - #3127 
Quote:
Originally posted by verano:
is there a way to install a new gauge face without reseting the mileage?
what you've possably heard is that when you upgrade to the TRD gauge cluster ...or replace your stock gauge cluster with a brand new CLUSTER... you will replace your mileage to that of the new gauge cluster

example - you swap your gauge cluster for your friend's gauge cluster, you've swaped your mileage odometer as well... you replace your old stock gauge cluster for the a new TRD gauge cluster, you will get that cluster's mileage (usualy 0 miles if it's new)

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NOTE - IT IS ILLEGAL...
** http://www.ag.state.la.us/publications/odometerfraud.htm
** http://www2.state.ga.us/GaOCA/Bro_odo.htm

more at...
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q=reset+odometer+illegal

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