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Old 04-01-2019, 05:08 PM   #1
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Is this dash OEM or aftermarket

New to me 1998. Are white gauge faces original or aftermarket?



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Old 04-01-2019, 05:15 PM   #2
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White gauge faces generally designate the S model, but the S model didn't arrive until 2000. Your 1998 would have come with black faced gauges from the factory.
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One of my '99s has a white dash. The build sheet shows it as an option.
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I have white dials too, it was a custom option.
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Post a photo of the option sticker found under the front hood.
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How well do you know the history of your car? Replacing the cluster is a common repair and or upgrade. The LCD displays can fail sometimes.


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New to me 1998. Are white gauge faces original or aftermarket?
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Old 04-02-2019, 02:21 AM   #7
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My 2000 base came with those gauges. I think Porsche actually considered them to be silver.
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I just checked my option sticker, my dials are white but the code I have is: X71 - Aluminum Look Dials
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Looks to me like a common-optioned dealer inventory car unless you can see something I don't.

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The gauge faces were options not tied to the "S" model.
X71 = aluminum look dials.
X45 = dials painted interior color.

I don't see anything remarkable in your options list. The gauge faces were probably changed by a previous owner at some point.
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