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I have a 1995 manual transmission corolla, bottom of the line (doesn't even say DX in the back). manual windows and door locks...a really cheap car. However, having been my car for the past 5 years (2 years of which were in college), and having never broken down on me, i think i owe it a few upgrades.

1. Where can i buy a center console/arm rest attachment? right now, there's just a hole. I've seen a few selling on ebay that you just stick in and screw down but they're either the wrong color or someone's outbidding me like there's no tomorrow.

2. I don't have a tachometer. However, i've seen someone on ebay selling a discarded instrument panel from a higher end corolla (same year) that looks like it could fit mine. Could i just buy and install or am i missing the necessary wires to make the tachometer work?

3. and just out of curiousity (i don't intend on doing this), but how much would it cost to outfit my entire car with power windows and locks? I'm sure it would cost more than what my car is worth but it would just be interesting to know.

4. and finally, i've seen some corolla owners talk about the m3 rear view mirror lights. I've noticed that they have a light on them and i'm wondering if they would work on my corolla (because my corolla has manual adjustment mirrors). Am i missing the wires for this installation?
 

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1. Keep trying ebay or head to a local junkyard.

2. You can buy it and install it. I'm pretty sure it's a simple swap. My '93 didn't come with one but it already had the wiring for it. I just bought a separate tach and installed that because I couldn't find a cluster with a tach on it.

3. No idea. Probably more than would be worth it though.

4. Again not sure, but I bet it's possible. Just splice it to your directionals or parking lights or both.
 

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3. if you found a corolla at the scrap yard.. it wouldn't be too bad..
 

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im actually doing the same thing as we speak, For the center consale arm rest deal, you can also look for geo prizm units as well. I just swapped a tach dash board into mine as well, although i took apart the cluster and switched speedometers so it still reads the correct milage. Im not sure what is involved with the power window deal. Hopefully its not going to be to bad, im going to be undertaking that myself and will get back to you.
 
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