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everlast
02-08-2008, 10:55 PM
hey guys,

i wrecked the plastic bars from my cluster today that have the check engine / parking brake writing on it. does anyone have a cluster in parts that I could grab just those plastic inserts?

preferably one that has anti-lock on it.

jay

everlast
02-09-2008, 12:47 PM
bumppppp.... dave?! surely you have a few clusters in your possession in various states of disassembly?

bmdoubleya
02-12-2008, 09:27 PM
bumppppp.... dave?! surely you have a few clusters in your possession in various states of disassembly?



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Main Entry: in·deed
Pronunciation: \in-ˈdēd\
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1 : without any question : truly, undeniably —often used interjectionally to express irony or disbelief or surprise
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ecuconnection
02-12-2008, 09:36 PM
haha awsome

everlast
02-12-2008, 11:19 PM
Brian from the club has one (and I gave him a shifter knob a little while ago) so we'll pull it from his parts car.. But if it falls through I'll come knocking.

Where's that CD Dave?

chromius
02-13-2008, 09:34 AM
I've got one in parts sitting in the garage.

everlast
02-13-2008, 09:36 AM
Like, its already taken apart? How much would you want for the inserts? It would save me ripping apart Brian's.

chromius
02-13-2008, 09:44 AM
yeah, I used it for the tach and odometer gears. the rest of it is still there. I don't remember if it has ABS or not though, I'd have to check. I could let it go for $200:) j/k it's yours free, it otherwise would have gone in the trash.

everlast
02-13-2008, 10:02 AM
kewl, that sounds great to me. i'll take it. I'll try not to wreck this one.. *grumble*

just let me know when you grab it and we'll meet up and i'll buy you a coffee

chromius
02-13-2008, 10:07 AM
Sounds good. If I may ask, how did that break on yours?

everlast
02-13-2008, 10:11 AM
Well, I saw a dood on e30tech who tinted his. It turned out great. I've tinted many things with nite shades spray, so while it is apart to better mount the stainless rings, I'll pulled the inserts out and tinted them.

I guess the solvent in the nite shades is different than what the other guy used, because it actually ate the finish on the front and the lettering ran. Now it kind of looks like a motion blur effect in photoshop. Oops.

chromius
02-13-2008, 10:26 AM
interesting, I've never heard of tinting those. You have a link just for curiosity's sake?

oldskool3
02-13-2008, 11:18 AM
Jay do you need the front plastic cover from the cluster? If not would you mind parting with it? My current one is scratched to shit. Thanks

edit: found the tint job. It looks pretty good minus th cf

http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51635

everlast
02-13-2008, 11:22 AM
Nope, I don't need it, but I will take your scratched one to experiment with then ok? I'm going to see what tinting the whole unit looks like.

Blacked out dash FTW.

oldskool3
02-13-2008, 09:09 PM
Sounds good to me. Thanks a lot Jay and Adam

chromius
02-13-2008, 09:46 PM
We should do a parts swap/coffee night (and a code reading for Jamil), I can bring the cluster. And your subframe bushings Jesse.

Bob Loblaw
02-13-2008, 10:29 PM
Blacked out dash FTW.

Now THAT, I want to see!

Nascar318is
02-14-2008, 09:11 AM
Now THAT, I want to see!

For sure, that even would be interesting on a E36... Barrie, want to be the Guinea Pig for that?*shiner**rockout**wave*

oldskool3
02-14-2008, 03:25 PM
We should do a parts swap/coffee night (and a code reading for Jamil), I can bring the cluster. And your subframe bushings Jesse.

Sounds good to me!

everlast
02-15-2008, 09:32 AM
How about Monday night?

chromius
02-15-2008, 09:42 AM
Yeah that works for me....I'm off anyway. I HATE Mcguinty with a passion, but I do appreciate Family day!:D

everlast
02-15-2008, 10:22 AM
Sounds good to me! I think this family is ****ing stupid. Now I don't get the Civic holiday off.. its not statutory, just declared, so most places are revoking that day instead. Now what would I rather have: a day in the middle of ****ing winter, or the only day in August?!? STUPID voters that fell for a stupid tactic from a stupid government.

chromius
02-15-2008, 10:44 AM
^^ That sucks. Luckily I still get the civic as well.

I agree though...The people who voted that lying crook back in are morons!

Jamil20
02-15-2008, 10:53 AM
So what time on Monday?

Nascar318is
02-15-2008, 11:49 AM
I love this holiday, cause I get to work while everything is shut anyway, so no traffic in the morning.. And we get to take this day off when ever we want in the year, so when it's 35 out and I'm on a patio for my "Family Day" I'll appriciate it more:)

everlast
02-15-2008, 12:54 PM
How's 8pm on Monday at the usual Timmies? Too late / early? It is monday after all. :)

chromius
02-15-2008, 12:55 PM
That works for me

Jamil20
02-15-2008, 02:19 PM
Good. Just wanted to make sure it wasn't during the day. I'm not sure if I have the Monday off from work. Not a big issue, since I could always take 5 minutes off work to go there. It's literally 5 minutes away from me. :)

oldskool3
02-15-2008, 03:00 PM
Sorry guys I can't make it monday night the gf got me a trip to Dominican for christmas and I leave Sunday night. Not a big deal I can get the parts off you guys another time.

Nascar318is
02-15-2008, 03:25 PM
Yeah Rub it in a$$hole :) Have fun man and watch you don't get the herp

Jamil20
02-15-2008, 03:28 PM
Don't worry. I'll go in your stead. You can get the E30 parts you need, and I'll make sure your GF has a good time. See how much of a nice guy I am... :P

oldskool3
02-16-2008, 12:45 AM
Yeah Rub it in a$$hole :) Have fun man and watch you don't get the herp

Thats what the wifey is for :)

Jamil20
02-18-2008, 01:34 PM
Are we still meeting tonight?

everlast
02-18-2008, 04:14 PM
I'm up for it if Adam got the parts!! :D 8pm at Timmies.

chromius
02-18-2008, 04:32 PM
^^^Oops....I'll make a pit stop and pick them up before I go to Tims.

everlast
02-18-2008, 04:34 PM
Sounds good, see you there!

oldskool3
02-27-2008, 11:17 AM
so did you guys end up meeting up?

chromius
02-27-2008, 11:20 AM
Yep we did. How was the trip?

punnzzells
02-27-2008, 11:22 AM
I am looking for an E30 cluster, 65 L

everlast
02-27-2008, 11:22 AM
We did meet up. I did have the front plastic cluster piece for you, but it was very badly scratched. I was trying my best to polish it (for about 15 mins) to get it usable for you.. and..

I broke it. I feel like a dick. I'd offer you help polish the scratches out of your but I have an 0-1 track record with it.

Good trip though?

oldskool3
02-27-2008, 11:27 AM
We did meet up. I did have the front plastic cluster piece for you, but it was very badly scratched. I was trying my best to polish it (for about 15 mins) to get it usable for you.. and..

I broke it. I feel like a dick. I'd offer you help polish the scratches out of your but I have an 0-1 track record with it.

Good trip though?

lol no worries at all Jay im sure I can find another one fairly easily. Thanks anyways for the effort. The trip was awesome did some scuba diving a cliff diving in some local spots it was alot of fun. My only problem now is actually getting up and moving now that im back in ottawa