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Old 07-18-2006, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by techguy512
Look closely at the center 'buttons' (pivot points for speedo and tach needles). The speedo and tach both have black buttons. The center button on the left gauge is chrome. '82 was the last year I think with chrome buttons.

Go look at your '85. The left gauge group should have a black button.
I replaced the gauge in my '85 with a chrome buttoned gauge from an earlier model just like this guy did. My reason is because the oil gauge was leaking on the original gauge and I found the other one at a junk yard for $12.

1982 Mercedes 240D, 4 speed, 275,000
1988 Porsche 944 Turbo S (70,000)
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1998 Mercedes E300 TurboDiesel 147,000 (sold)
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1997 Mercedes E300 Diesel 236,000 (sold)
1995 Ducati 900SS (sold)
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