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Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:58 pm 
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Probably a silly question but, how do I remove the needles on an EF cluster? I have the cluster disassembled at the moment and am unsure if the needles just pull off or unscrew, so rather than risk damaging them I thought better to ask here.
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 Post subject: Re: Instrument Needles
Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:05 pm 
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i beleve they pull of use a fork underneath them.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Instrument Needles
Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:09 pm 
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Thanks mate, I'll give that a go.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Instrument Needles
Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:04 pm 
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I only pull them off with my fingers... Just make sure you'll pull straight up and not sideways so you don't bend the shaft that it sticks on... Also remember where they at at before removing...

I have a high series NL cluster to go in my ED...

But once you have the front removed... There is two screws in the rear in about the middle of each half... Remove them and turn back over and grab the thick plastic under the face and the whole module pulls out... Two of them... One group being speedo, oil, fuel and the other half pulls out as tach, batt, temp... Then you can access under them without removing the needles... Unless it is the face your changing?

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