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Old 12-23-2006, 07:27 PM   #1
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I get such good ideas from this site.. This being one of them. I think that mazda was thinking about boost guages when they designed the vents in the miata Name:  DSCF4775.jpg
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I have my SRT gauge in the same LOC yay!!
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mines the same, except on the vent by the door. it is less noticeable there and doesn't block as much air. (side vents barely blow anyway)

pretty amazing how they are just the perfect diameter for gauges huh?
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speaking of vent mounted gauges, during my WI install I bent the crap out of the little PVC line on the back of my gauge. Is it replaceable?
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what brand is your guage? my guage had a brass fitting on the back of it
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It's an autommeter ultralite from an SRT4
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hmm.. should be able to get a replacement part for that from autometer
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speaking of vent mounted gauges, during my WI install I bent the crap out of the little PVC line on the back of my gauge. Is it replaceable?
go to advanced auto parts. find the gauges. there should be a replacement kit form a company called Sunpro.
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heheheeh i almost baught the sunpro boost guage
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my cousin had a 79 camaro.. he put the sunpro 3 guage cluster amp/water/oil in... the amp guage shorted out, burnt the whole interior out. Sunpro paid for it all to get fixed.. and gave him a free set of replacement sunpro guages..... 6 months later it happened again!
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Some people don't even notice it!
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ill jump in this party. Ihad my autometer cobalt mounted on the A-piller for a while but after it became a vision blocker and an attraction i moved it to the vents. Much happier now!
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all of your interiors are so much nicer than mine.. I drive with my top down 90% of the time here in AZ, lots of dust accumulates.. and i never clean it.. some day i will make my interior nice tho, when my care gets retired from daily driver status
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hey I join in to.....nothing fancy bout my interior....cept the steering wheel lol
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Old 12-27-2006, 02:35 AM   #15
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heyyyyyyyyyyy we want some booooooost gauge.

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^ that **** looks good in person, not sure if I told you that lol.

Anybody have pics of A pillar just as something to compare to?
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Damn't i just went to find my A-pillar picture and it looks like i scrapped the photo when I scrapped the Apillar. I went to the 3 gauge din placement because i constantly hit my hand on the Apillar mount and I didn't like the limited visibility that it creates. Only picture I have is this one. Sorry.
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BTW: Those Defi gauges are so damn sick. I wish I had the cash to spend on them, Greddy's or Blox cause i love the six o-clock position for them.
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Rican i love that wheel(nardi isnt it?) one day i hope to get one to. They are one of the best you can put in there i think. Loose the prancing pony though man
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Rican i love that wheel(nardi isnt it?) one day i hope to get one to. They are one of the best you can put in there i think. Loose the prancing pony though man
I don't think that is the nardi wheel, and while I do agree that the nardi wheel is a very nice looking wheel, some of the guys who have it (and drive their cars hard at events) say that the polished wood wheel gets slippery after awhile. Just a thought...
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you might be right but then agiani dont have a problem gripping my wood so maybe i'll be able to hang on What wheel do you have BG
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