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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 03-15-2005, 09:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im sure this has been discussed many times but im new so please help. I have an 87 325. It has a Motometer Instrument cluster. The tach and odometer stopped working. I took out the instrument cluster and saw that the gears were snapped (Explaining the Odometer) and the battery on the circuit had leaked all over the place. I would like to swap out the entire instrument cluster with a whole new unit but want to know if I can replace it with a VDO version. WIll everythig work ok if I swap the entire unit?

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thats the same exact thing im doing soon. my motometer odometer quit and
im about to swap it with a new VDO cluster. i think just as long as you dont mix the 2 (VDO speedometer in Motometer cluster) you should be alright.
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Great, Well I guess i'll give it a try. Let me know how things work out with yours.

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Great, Well I guess i'll give it a try. Let me know how things work out with yours.

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yes, you can swap them, it will work as long is a whole unit.

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