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Old 06-04-2012, 02:20 PM
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instrument cover

previous owner at some point must have had the instrument cover off. i say this because there are swirl marks from where it was wiped down from the inside over the tach gauge.

to be honest its driving me pretty damn nuts to keep seeing it. how bad is it to pull that thing off and clean it?
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:33 PM
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Re: instrument cover

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how bad is it to pull that thing off and clean it?
Not quite as bad as the transmission seal you just did.
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:36 PM
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Not quite as bad as the transmission seal you just did.


lol, thanks,,,, i think.

regardless, i think its time to conquer that task, along with a fluids change this evening if the rain holds off.
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Re: instrument cover

Mine is exactly the same. Give step by step if you please kind sir.
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Re: instrument cover

I had to replace the whole bezel assembly due to a crack in the lower portion. Recall it wasn't too bad to get out, but the fairing piece behind the shield had to be removed and that meant removing the trim pieces around the shield pivots first....

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Re: instrument cover

Mine is the same too, especially the fuel gauge. Owned from new, so I would say the cluster was assembled with a cloth someone blew their nose on Pharks me off too, but have never done anything about it. If you were to post some pics however...
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Re: instrument cover

if yours is the same way since new, then i would suspect factory conditions.

i'll try and tackle it today, and put up some pics/walk through



done, made a new post on my little how to.
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