It didn’t take long for owners to find OEM upgrades.
The new Ford Maverick pickup has been a storming success, and has proven once and for all that the US does in fact have an appetite for smaller trucks. The Hybrid version has been blowing minds with its excellent fuel economy, and Ford is already planning a massive future for this new pickup franchise. New owners are also discovering that there are more benefits to owning a Maverick than meets the eye: thanks to Ford’s massive parts bin, some owners are starting to swap in parts from the Mavericks sibling, the Ford Escape, including the Escape’s fully digital gauge cluster, and the steering wheel out of an Explorer.
Ford has already hinted that the Maverick might be sharing parts with its bigger brother, the Ford F-150, in the near future, but Ford fans have already started pioneering their own cross-platform mods, and this super-cool digital gauge swap has been pioneered by Maverick Truck Club forum user Tyvemattis. The ingenious Maverick owner told his fellow forum users that he ordered a 2020 Escape Titanium full digital gauge cluster and plugged it into his Maverick without any major issues.
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