1991 454 ss gauge cluster to 92

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  1. 92bluesilverado

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    Hello,

    i got lucky and scored a brand new 1991 454 SS cluster only to discover its not a direct swap for my 92. has anyone tried to convert down? I did the searchs and it seems everyone swaps from older to new, not newer to to older. I went to the junk yard and pulled out 2 1990 gauge connectors w/ wires but I now need to figure out how to make the swap.

    ideally i would like to build a pigtail connector of some sort rather than hack up my factory dash but i dont know if thats feasable.

    has anyone done a reverse swap?

    also where can i get the tool to remove the pins on the male connector of the 1991?

    thank you
     
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    Why wouldn't you just use a 92 cluster with tach?, they are a dime a dozen, I might be interested in that 91 cluster if you decide to sell it.
     
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    prob wanted the 120 speedo
     
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    If the ss cluster doesn't end up working, I'll buy it off ya
     
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    I'll get in line to buy it too...
     
  6. 92bluesilverado

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    yeah i want the higher tach and speedo.

    not ready to sell, took me a long time to find this one. going to see if i can make it work some how.

    would appreciate any one who knows how to real with the internal/external DRAC situation between the 91 and 92.

    thx
     
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    Found this link when I did mine I went from a 1990 Moonies to a 1991 needle works great

    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forum/...991-speedometer-dash-cluster.html#post5669671
     
  8. 92bluesilverado

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    Thanks TX. Will take a look. i will have to see if the DRAC comes in to play with this since the 88-91 are internal and the 92+ are extrnal, may be able to just bypass that wire all together. I bought a factory wiring diagram for the 91 that arrives today so I will see if any of this is even possible.

    thx
     
  9. 88GMCtruck

    88GMCtruck I'm all 8-Luggy!

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    SS clusters go to 110 with a 6k tach. Your thinking of Z71/Limited Tahoe or Denali/Escalade in the later years.

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    Yeah you will need to remove your DRAC since the new one is built in. Too bad I didn't have a good harness to put back in my truck I could swap my 92 454SS cluster for your 91 and we'd both be plug and play.

    Also,
     
  10. 92bluesilverado

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    Decided not to alter the 91 cluster. anyone interested in buying it pls PM me. brand new, 5 miles on the cluster. never installed. thx
     
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