Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Performance and Technical chat

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-29-2008, 04:28 PM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Bastrop, TX
Posts: 705
how does one remove the cluster cover?

I got a leather cluster top off of ebay. The thing that covers the gauges.
How would I remove the stock one and install the new one?
Thanks for any information.

James
__________________
2002 S
Pedro rear stabilizer bar, CF strut braces, Maxspeed headers with 100 cell cats, Fabspeed cat bypass pipes, H&R springs with M030 setup, TRG rear links, EVO air intake, B&M Short shift kit, Raby IMS upgrade, Raby underdrive pulley

Last edited by jhandy; 11-29-2008 at 08:06 PM.
jhandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
ddb
www.klisstle.com
 
ddb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 926
Garage
James,

You start by removing the cluster from the car. There are good instructions for doing this if you haven't removed the cluster before. Do a search if needed.

Once the cluster is removed, you separate the gauges by removing two screws (torx I believe). Then you remove 10 or 12 screw from the bottom of the pod (my recollection is they are torx as well). One screw is on the left-hand side and isn't as obvious as the others (see the metal screw clips in the picture for the other locations).

Once all of the screws were removed from my cluster, I couldn't easily get it apart because there was glue along the front edge (facing the driver) that had to be carefully worked loose. I've heard that some don't have the glue. Hopefully yours doesn't which makes the whole process really easy. I didn't use glue during reassembly and haven't had any problems.

Best of luck and post some pics when done.

ddb





ddb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page