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Old 01-28-2019, 01:12 AM
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Need help from a Convertible owner with a factory "open meter" in their car.

I'm hoping a fellow NAM'r can take a few moments to help me out.

I'm looking for a measurement and wondering if someone on here can help me out with an accurate measurement.

On the Cabro with the open meter... I'm looking for the measurement of the cabrio-meter opening and the tach opening where the bezel meets the glass.










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Wasnt gonna drag to get it dead on cuz it would have scratched my gauges but should get u close enough
 
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Thank you HUGELY for going out of your way to help me.

2.47" (63mm) for the small gauge

4.25" (108mm) for the Tach




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Looks like the tach is the same dimension as the single one in the R56's.

I would imagine that the internals from the R56, tach only, will switch over to this housing.... Leaving me room for an aftermarket 60mm gauge....Like an OBD2 multi gauge or a speedhut 60mm OBD2 speedometer (the center speedo is useless for me other than for fun for passengers)... and the small digital one in the tach.. well, I have to put on my readers to see it

This guide makes opening it up look pretty easy.
http://www.fes-auto.com/upload/doc/4...tion_Guide.pdf




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Here u go
 
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Yep they are the same, i have seen people take that openmeter mod it to fit a small GPS screen
 
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