Verifying Mileage - Manual Cars?

Discussion in '360/430' started by rossyl, Sep 30, 2019.

  1. rossyl

    rossyl Rookie

    Jun 10, 2019
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    Hi All

    As I start my search for a 360, I note that for F1 gearboxes you have the TCU (transmission control unit) which records everything.

    Is there anything similar for Manual Cars?

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  3. jochem00

    jochem00 Formula Junior

    Jun 19, 2014
    NO, on MT cars it doesn't record everything
  4. 24000rpm

    24000rpm F1 Rookie
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    one of the ways to do it, is to remove your instrument cluster, and look very closely to the screws that holds the back cover of the cluster to it.

    See if those screws are ever unscrewed. Just a hint. If nothing touched, chances are the reading is orignial. If somebody wants to clock the mileage, they need to remove the back cover.

    but if the cluster has been fixed due to other reasons, such as no light, those screws have to come off too. So....
  5. RedNeck

    RedNeck F1 Veteran
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    Jul 8, 2016
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    Multiple history reports from different sources is a good starting point.
  6. Zanny1

    Zanny1 Formula Junior
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    Provenance. Records. History. Anything else is meaningless.
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  8. EastMemphis

    EastMemphis Formula Junior
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    May 25, 2019
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    When I looked at the Carfax for my car, it had a nice, smooth history of ownership, service and mileage right there in black and white. Nobody could change the mileage on my car without it being incredibly obvious. I suggest starting there, at the digital records available online.
  9. rossyl

    rossyl Rookie

    Jun 10, 2019
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    Thanks, shame that's not possible.

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