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Don said that the B9MZ-10804-C was used on '60-'66 Tbirds, and I am sure Dave would say, also on other Ford/Mercury/Lincolns.
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The RT-Engineering IVR3 has an LED right above the Output connector that shows you whether or not it is operational. Of course, once it is installed and the instrument panel is back in place, you cannot see that LED. But if you were to take out one of your gauges, and it is mounted to one of the metal supports, you should be able to see if that LED is lit. It, as stated before, puts out a continuous 6v to the gauges. Here is a pic of it.
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My IVR3 CVR just came in from RT-Engineering, but it looks allot different than yours.







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I see they left off their company name and used a magic marker to put some number on it. I see they also changed the mounting tab some and the right side IGN connector. I see the LED light is still there. Yours looks pretty much the same as mine to me. Here is what mine looked like when I bought it several years ago.
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Hopefully they're just cosmetic changes. As long as it drops 12 volts down to 6 volts, I am happy.
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If it is a IVR3, which it seems to be, you should get a steady 6V of output. BTW, I just discovered today that I happen to have a new, unused, and good, as far as I know, B7A-10804-B CVR unit that attaches to the back of the instrument panel. I did not even know I had it. This one.
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