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Pinouts for 84 Turbo instrument clusters


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#1 ShawnW

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Posted 19 September 2006 - 11:34 PM

I have the 83 Factory Turbo Supplement and 83 FSM as well as the 84 full factory manual and besides a half page indicating what pins are different for Turbo models theres really not a whole lot to help me convert a failed digital to a analog cluster setup.

Has anybody ever done the swap successfully?

Ill also point out:
When the digi dash fails it emits a very loud screeching noise from the dashboard. Removing the Turn/4wd AT fuse makes the noise shut off but of course you lose the turn signals and I believe you lose the power windows. In a pinch in decent weather you can keep your sanity and just use hand signals to get home.

As I work thru the pinouts I will note them as best I can for future. Ill also scan the pages from the FSM with the Analog pinouts that seem to be there but incomplete/wrong at times.

Any help is appreciated!

Gauges/indicatiors On digital:
Oil Light
Temp in bars
Digital Speedometer
Turbo spool light
Charge Light
AT OIL temp light
Digital Tachometer

Gauges/indicators on analog
Oil light-SAME shouldnt be hard
Temp gauge
Speedo-direct plug and play (DONE)
Turbo meter
Volt Meter
AT/Oil temp light-Same shouldnt be hard
Analog Tach-signal wire from coil, easy.

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 19 September 2006 - 11:43 PM

Shouldn't the only differences be the 4WD and Turbo indicators between the Turbo and Non-Turbo Digi's?

I'll see if I can find my notes on this. I put an 80 cluster in mine.... it's probably got slight differences. A lot of it should be the same tho. I had the biggest problems with the door ajar/dome light setup. All my ajar lights work, but the dome light does not come on when you open the rear drivers door :confused:. I called it good enough and quit screwing with it.

I'll help with what I can.....

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#3 ShawnW

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Posted 19 September 2006 - 11:47 PM

Im goin turbo to turbo so I hope its fairly easy but I know better. :)

#4 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 12:18 AM

I had problems with differences in some circuits not having diodes in them on the 80 cluster, but the digital did. I had to add the needed diodes into the circuit before it entered the cluster. But this may not be needed on an 83/84 cluster. Just be aware of differences like that, and look for them on the schematics. Took me weeks to figure that out.....

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 06:14 PM

do you already have an anolog dash?

#6 ShawnW

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 12:05 AM

Yep. Already have it.

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 08:25 AM

cool, I was gonna tell ya I just knocked my t-brat in the head and it was a anolog dash.




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