Wanted: ACES Sureshift display only

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Wanted: ACES Sureshift display only

Don't suppose anyone's got the display unit from an ACES Sureshift shift light? Maybe because the control unit has died?

I seem to have a broken wire in mine, and while I could rewire it, it's going to be a challenge to my soldering skills.

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Roger, I had a duff wire in mine and managed to solder it fine with just a basic soldering iron, easier than I expected it to be.

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If the wire was broken in the display unit itself that wouldn't be a problem, but I think it's broken in the main lead. Which means shortening the lead, and resoldering all the wires and the earth. Not insurmountable, but quite a big job.

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Have you spoken to ACES .....

 

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I've emailed Julian, yes.

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Julian has replied. New light unit is £62.40 inc postage and VAT, which seems reasonable, but he's suggested I send it to him with a view to repair.

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Good result :)

 

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Or ditch the Aces and the big under dash box and use these excellent little DRE units

http://www.caraddiction.co.uk/sld5.htm

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The big under-dash box doesn't bother me and I find the ACES very effective in use and highly customisable. The max-revs feature is useful to see how badly I've over-revved it in a messed-up gearchange ("First? I wanted third you b******d"). Also the special Caterham bracket allows me to fit my tonneau cover under it.

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"First? I wanted third you b******d"

Rofl

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Fixed FOC and returned within a couple of days. Despite me telling him that I bought it secondhand 17 years ago. That's what I call customer service!

I'll be making a donation to charity in thanks.