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Cant get speedo clsuter back in!
« on: October 04, 2014, 10:24:08 AM »
I had to pull out speedo cluster to install the new speedo cable. I CANT GET THE DARN CLUSTER BACK IN!! It has these two metal tabs at the bottom, that wont allow me to get it all the way back into the dash. can someone tell me how it goes back in. Thanks

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Re: Cant get speedo clsuter back in!
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2014, 11:40:03 AM »
givens,

You need to put the cluster in tabs first, angle it the top toward you... fiddle and giggle,, it will go..
It's frustrating, I know but you will get it...
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Re: Cant get speedo clsuter back in!
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2014, 05:52:05 PM »
I Always Drop The Steering Column To Make More Room Also Keeps From Possible Damage To The Dash Pad
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