Replacing the dashboard plastic PCB

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After having this kit for over a year, I finally got down to it :-D

It's a fantastic lot with so much detail and finesse, I'm glad I got hold of one. I do hope that more of them surface if Chris gets back into it. There's some incredible talent on show here. And not my soldering. Which is a bit rusty.

Has anyone seen a manual later than version 0.4?

The petrol tach info is a bit thin.. though I'm going to take the tach signal, power and ground from the X5_DOPS header, shown in my photo. Has anyone done that? I believe the tach takes those 3 connections. I've not got it in the van yet, that's the next leap (pulling out the sacred blue foil) ImageImageImage
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Hi,
I decided to have a go at the original MidLifeCrisis solution to the dodgy foil. Things are moving along ok but I would really appreciate some help with the pin assigns from the veroboard to the original plug.

I’ve mapped the 14 contacts on the original plug to the tracks I think they go to on the veroboard. Before I connect it all up and something goes pfffzzzt, I would be grateful if anybody could give it the once over.

I haven’t got anything on the veroboard linked to original pin 9 which is a green wire. On the foil it states KL.1. What is this please?

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Has anyone heard from Chris lately?i’m very interested in purchasing one of his upgraded replacement looms.

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ok - I think i can see now from Bentley that it's a tacho connector (green wire) foil 9. I haven't got one so I will ignore that.
If anyone that created the circuit board has any thoughts about my other connections to the pcb I'd be grateful for comments.

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Hi there.
Is it possible to buy the small circuit board for the original connector?
I'm working on a cluster swap.


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Hopefully it will look like this when done. (Pic found on facebook)

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I may have one that could be used. Its part of my PCB design - I will check tomorrow and post a PIC. I can make another if necessary to suit what you want.
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AngeloEvs wrote:I may have one that could be used. Its part of my PCB design - I will check tomorrow and post a PIC. I can make another if necessary to suit what you want.

Excellent :D

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I have one from my own PCB alternative, if its any good to you then PM me your adress and I will pop it in the post, If I have some spare ribbon cable I will enclose that as well.


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This I photographed from the printed manual for the replacement pcb- it's for an analogue clock gauge. has anyone got or know of an image like this but for a petrol tach gauge?Image
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slowcoach wrote:This I photographed from the printed manual for the replacement pcb- it's for an analogue clock gauge. has anyone got or know of an image like this but for a petrol tach gauge?Image
Well I've traced mine out so I'll make an image of it once I get a moment. It's only gone and all worked too.no magic smoke released and everything works. Blue foil be gone! Oh apart from the LCD clock, need to check the feeds to that.
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Here's the pinouts for a petrol tach with LCD clock, without 'buzzer of doom' circuit. Hope this helps someone else- I couldn't find an image like it for this variant.

I'm only hosting through Tapatalk free so it's crushed the resolution. The wiki would be a good place for this and the other pinout image from the analogue clock version?Image
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slowcoach wrote:Here's the pinouts for a petrol tach with LCD clock, without 'buzzer of doom' circuit. Hope this helps someone else- I couldn't find an image like it for this variant.

I'm only hosting through Tapatalk free so it's crushed the resolution. The wiki would be a good place for this and the other pinout image from the analogue clock version?Image


If you make a free account on https://imgur.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; you can upload and link the pictures here without it killing the quality :ok
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Here's my version of a replaced foil. Homebrew PCB using toner transfer and 3d printed lampholders. All working since yesterday.
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