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How To Wire a Custom Instrument Cluster

This is (Episode 21) of the #ETCGDadsTruck Series.

Link to (Episode 22): https://youtu.be/PY-6otgWCC0

Link to (Episode 20): https://youtu.be/i5Zy04iBvzI

Extended (Full) Version of this video: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/exclusive-videos/73-exclusive-videos/2405-how-to-build-install-a-custom-gauge-cluster-full-extended-version

Sorry this video is so long, but I wanted to cover in detail how to wire up a custom instrument cluster.

In the previous installment I showed how to make the cluster, this video shows how I wired everything up and made it all work. Even though much of this work is specific to #ETCGDadsTruck, the techniques shown can be applied to any instrument cluster you might be building and installing.

Here’s a link to the first part of this video where I showed how to make the cluster: https://youtu.be/i5Zy04iBvzI

Camera: Brian Kast, Eric Cook

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