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Remove and replace your scratched up instrument cluster plexiglass

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Blazingbluesport, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. Jan 25, 2021 at 7:24 PM
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    brkncly

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    Where's the best place to buy the OEM replacement lens? So many dealerships on the internet and different pricing. Any help would be great! Thanks!
     
  2. Jan 25, 2021 at 8:18 PM
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    I have a new one for sale. DM me
     
  3. Jan 30, 2021 at 9:00 AM
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    Just installed Screenprotech on the instrument panel plastic on my 2018 TRDOR. It is as good as Chloe described. All the scratches, including some larger ones, on the plastic disappeared! The end result is very clean and actually looks better than the original new. In addition, customer service was outstanding. I ordered for wrong model year (my mistake) and they sent the correct part at no additional charge right away.
     
  4. Jan 30, 2021 at 9:32 AM
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    Excellent! Did you find it easy to install?
     
  5. Jan 30, 2021 at 6:25 PM
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    @AUTacoma18 any luck with that info? Just got in my new cluster and really want to put a one on to prevent dust line again.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2021 at 12:12 PM
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    Grossomotto

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    I'd find the cheapest one online and see if your local dealer will match it.

     
  7. Feb 11, 2021 at 8:10 PM
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    Has anyone noticed that the head unit definition is not as sharp? I installed mine and the text and images seem blurry.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2021 at 2:52 AM
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    If there are already some scratches on my instrument cluster from and mistake of using a microfiber rag to clean it, will the screen protech help elimate it and then protect it? Or am I better off getting a new glass then get the screenprotech?
     
  9. Feb 20, 2021 at 4:09 AM
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    The protector does help hide some of the scratches by reflecting the light differently so they aren't so visible. However it probably depends on how bad the scratches are.

    A new cluster plastic was cheap enough that I just bought it and it was easier to put the protector on a new cluster out of the vehicle then swap them.
     
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  10. Feb 24, 2021 at 7:00 AM
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    I purchased a new instrument cluster from the link someone provided in this thread. $23. I then found a business in my area that does ceramic coating. He charged me $40 for him to coat the cluster. I figured I'd spend the money now and save myself the hassle of being afraid to wipe it at any point. Installation was incredibly easy.

    As you can see, my previous cluster was scratched and cracked all to hell...and back. And then back to hell again. It was long overdue.20210220_164842.jpg 20210220_163936.jpg 20210220_162518.jpg
     
  11. Feb 24, 2021 at 12:08 PM
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    That cluster may have been beat to hell and back 5 times!
     
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  12. Feb 24, 2021 at 1:13 PM
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    How does that even happen?
     
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  13. Feb 25, 2021 at 5:28 PM
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    I got new instrument cluster so I got it covered with Xpel Ultimate film on it.

    Soooo, I was putting the gauge together with the new instrument cluster today. I noticed something odd with the RPM needle, I have never seen it before. WTF just happen?!

    Video link - https://rumble.com/ve6e1r-instrument-cluster-rpm-mess-up..html
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2021 at 5:36 PM
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