Posted this in the General Discussion but got no answers, so figured I'd pose this to my fellow 5th genners.
I have a JDM cluster that has less about 150k on it. My OEM gauge cluster shows about 240k. Is it safe to manually change my JDM odo to match my OEM one? I want my odo to reflect the true mileage of the car.
Unless the ecu controls this, youre gauges will be reading how many kilometers you travel instead of miles, anyway. Only solution I can think of is switching the odomtere over like I said, download a gps app on your phone to monitor mileage, and monitor if youre gauges begin to read miles traveled instead of kilometers.
My mistake, I was thinking of some of the gauges Ive done for my other Hondas. Forgot that the JDM Prelude gauges have the odometer and trip in opposite places than the USDM gauges.
But, even if you roll back your mileage, it will continue reading kilometers so it wont be accurate either way.
Didnt know you were in Canada. Instead of rolling the miles why not just swap the carbon fiber backing over to the usdm style gauges? and needles if you prefer yellow. Then you have a higher km/h reading and the carbon fiber and trim rings.
Take the gauge face off, take out the odometer. Take the metal bar off that holds the digits in place, and very carefully change the mileage. There are retainer clips between each digit, make sure theyre lined back up properly when you put the digits back in place.
Easier solution? Remove the bar with digits in place from each odometer and swap them.
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