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Old 04-10-2004, 06:04 AM   #1
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s52 coupe owners....

I was driving the car around today.... suddenly found there is a little whole at the end of the speedo...... first I thought it's the place for the backlight.... turns out it's not...... does anyone know what's that for???
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Old 04-10-2004, 04:28 PM   #2
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No hole on mine but there is, what appears to be, an L.E.D. light at the 280+ range.

Could it be for the people who remove the speed limiter?
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Old 04-10-2004, 04:29 PM   #3
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Somebody will have to test this theory.
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Old 04-10-2004, 04:30 PM   #4
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Ya i've noticed this aswell, its on my E36 as well, i've always wanted to find out if i could maybe turn it into a shift light and make some use out of it!
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Old 04-10-2004, 05:11 PM   #5
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I thought that hole was for a light sensor or something....
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Old 04-10-2004, 08:35 PM   #6
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it'll blink when it's time to shift, F1 style...

i wish
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Old 04-10-2004, 10:15 PM   #7
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wander what it will do...... would be nice if it's the shift light....
really want to know what will that do....
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Old 04-12-2004, 04:43 AM   #8
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it's for people that tamper with the speedo....then they try to disconnect the onboard computer that light comes one...

...i think i recall reading that somewhere...

so, if anyone wants to disconnect their speedo to find out, be my guest
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Old 04-15-2004, 09:13 PM   #9
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Yep, BFC.....
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