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Unread 03-27-2009, 10:15 AM   #1
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Electronic gauges to wire driven?

Is there any way to change my gauges from electronic to wire driven ones?

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Unread 03-27-2009, 10:16 AM   #2
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my stock ones are not worth saving. . .
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Unread 03-27-2009, 12:53 PM   #3
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Is there any way to change my gauges from electronic to wire driven ones?
so just to make sure i understand...

you want to remove your 92's electronic gauges and go back in time to cable driven?!?!?

and im assuming you mean the MPH? right?

if so.. easy enough.. just swap out the tail housing from your tcase and install a cable driven unit from a pre 90 YJ.. just make sure you take the cable and gauge from that same YJ..

have to admit.. youre the first i see who wants to do this..
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i don't really want to but my speedo and tach were cut from behind by previous owner. i cant find any replacements that don't require my first born.
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Unread 03-27-2009, 10:32 PM   #5
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I just did what you are thinking of and the parts to convert to a cable driven speedo were over a hundred bucks. Stock gauges come on ebay for less then that pretty often. Its up to you though if you want aftermarket gauges now seems like a pretty good time.
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i don't really want to but my speedo and tach were cut from behind by previous owner. i cant find any replacements that don't require my first born.
PM "cjinpa".. he might have a gauge set, tell him i sent ya..
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I can understand his wanting to go to a cable driven speedometer. The cable driven speedometer in 87 to 91 YJ's are cheap to buy. The 92 to 95 electronic gauges are by far more expensive. But as stated the parts to convert to a cable driven speedo add up to more than a set of electronic replacement gauges.
If you want to go to a cable driven speedometer you will need the sending unit for the transfercase from a 91YJ. This part will be hard to find and probably expensive. Reason being, 91 YJ's were the only year with a cable driven speedometer as well as an electronis VSS sensor. You need the VSS;

VEHICLE DISTANCE (SPEED) SENSOR - ENGINE CONTROLLER INPUT
The distance sensor is located in the extension housing of the transmission (2WD) or on the transfer case extension housing(4WD). The sensor input is used by the engine controller to determine vehicle speed & distance traveled.

The distance sensor generates 8 pulses per sensor revolution. These signals in conjunction with a closed throttle signal from the throttle position sensor indicate a closed throttle deceleration to the engine controller. When the vehicle is stopped at idle a closed throttle signal is received by the controller. But, a distance sensor signal is not received.

Under deceleration conditions, the engine controller adjusts the AIS motor to maintain a desired MAP value. Under idle conditions, the engine controller adjusts the AIS motor to maintain a desired engine speed. The vehicle distance sensor input is also used to maintain speed control operation and a reference for the emission maintenance (EMR) light.

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PM "cjinpa".. he might have a gauge set, tell him i sent ya..
I have a few gauge sets. Thanks for the reference Jim.
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