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Old 01-24-2010, 03:14 PM
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can just the left 4 gauges/panel be replaced on a k5 or does the entire cluster have to be replaced. heres a pic of what i mean. just the left side. the k5 i got has the left side cracked. thanks
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Do you mean the cluster of gauges on the left after the angle in the panel? Is yours also an '86?

Check this link out. As long as you're pre-1991 maybe?
 

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the one that has the broken cluster is an 82. and idk i dont see any for 82. any advice on getting the gauges on the far left. 4 of them. the guy that had this before cut that left side apart and replaced with really crappy aftermarket gauges and didn't wire anything right.
 

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Just get a replacement cluster if its all hacked up.

And I thought I told you to keep it all in one thread... That would keep the questions about what you are looking at down...
 
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Originally Posted by swartlkk View Post
Just get a replacement cluster if its all hacked up.

And I thought I told you to keep it all in one thread... That would keep the questions about what you are looking at down...

where can i get one. all i've found is ebay and it isn't complete. just pricing stuff out it looks like its going to be around 500 for replacement panels and 500 in parts plus whatever a cluster costs.
 
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junkyard perhaps?
 
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junkyard perhaps?

i'll check around but so far i haven't seen any k5 in the junkyards
 
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Trey the internet junkyard searches as well. They'll come boack with stupid high prices but sometimes you can talk 'em down.
 
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If it's going to be rediculously expensive, and you are keeping the k5, just invest in some didgital gauges, as I am. I just got mine {86 4wd 305 4bbl} from the original owner with 93k, and all but 1 dash light is out. I just found out you have to drop the column to get the cluster out. I'll try it tomorrow.
 
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Holy old thread! I didn't have to drop the column to get the cluster out of my '74 nor out of the '90 Suburban I have for parts... I've replaced the lights in the cluster from my '74 and polished the lens while it was all apart. Cost me only a few dollars.
 

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