[urq] Urq speedometer swap into 4Ktq?
raudi83tq at comcast.net
Mon Dec 17 14:14:32 PST 2012
What about the digital pod from an 87 CGT?
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On Dec 17, 2012, at 4:53 PM, Ben Howell <bhowell at rmi.net> wrote:
> Direct swap.......unless you obtain a speedo from an '85 Urq, then you will need a later 4kq speedo cable that has the twist lock connection on the speedo side.
> Beyond that, your US spec 4kq should have a 120mph speedo. You COULD try to source a speedo from a UK spec Coupe GT or B2 90q that had a 5cyl motor. Those cars have a 135mph speedo (this is what is currently in my 3B'd 4kq).
> ....and beyond that: if you buy an '83 speedo, you will have a white/clear pointer, where as your 4kq speedo will have an orange point. So, you would need to swap pointers or install a complete cluster.
> 5ktq speedo will not work. Won't fit in the cluster and it's electronic, not cable driven.
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Eric J. Fluhr" <ejfluhr at austin.rr.com>
>> Sent: Dec 17, 2012 4:33 PM
>> To: urq at audifans.com
>> Subject: [urq] Urq speedometer swap into 4Ktq?
>> Sorry for the blasphemy on this list of transplanting an Urq vital organ
>> into a wannabe... ;)
>> My father, brother, and I put a 3B into a lovely '84 4KQ (courtesy of Chris
>> Woodward w/ help from Tom Saltino).
>> I believe the '84 has a speedo that tops out at 85mph. Needless to say,
>> with just a Stage 1 chip, this car is a rocket-ship
>> and blows thru 85mph in seconds. So I am trying to find a nice Christmas
>> present for my father!
>> (1) Can anyone confirm if the U.S. Urq speedo (mine is 155mph) or the entire
>> instrument cluster can be swapped in place of the 4Kq unit?
>> (2) Maybe the harder question: does anyone have a U.S. Urq speedo for
>> (3) Other ideas? Maybe a 5Ktq speedo fits and I don't know it....
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