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Old 09-17-2007, 08:41 AM   #21
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If the digital gauges are like the mechanical boost gauge I had installed, they're impossible to read with the top down if mounted in the center radio panel (triple gauge pod). They reflect very badly in that position.

I sold it to Dow.tom cheap so if he puts it in an a-pillar mount, he can comment on the visibility. It should be better there.

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Old 09-17-2007, 02:39 PM   #22
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Lets do a group buy. I'd do premium boost, egt, and oil temp.
I am working out terms with ProSport Gauges. I am about to fax them my dealer app and copy of business license.

They are not discussing pricing until after I am approved. However, the minimum discount will be 10% off... and possibly better, I don't know yet.

So if you are interested in some gauges and you're READY to buy, please post out what items you want. Again, assume your price will be retail minus 10%. I am going to push to get us a better discount. So hope that I do, but don't expect it.
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If the digital gauges are like the mechanical boost gauge I had installed, they're impossible to read with the top down if mounted in the center radio panel (triple gauge pod). They reflect very badly in that position.

I sold it to Dow.tom cheap so if he puts it in an a-pillar mount, he can comment on the visibility. It should be better there.

Frank
That kinda ruins it for me because that's where my guages are going to go. Maybe i need to look into westach dual gauges instead.
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I already posted what I want, also a mechanical boost gauge. The defi boost gauge I have is broken.
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Old 09-17-2007, 03:56 PM   #25
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I need you to tell me which specific series, size, and color you want
That's the only way I can order the right stuff
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Old 09-17-2007, 04:11 PM   #26
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"Save your Turbo-Set the warning function to alert you when you over boost!!"

Hm. Try "Save yo engine bitch!"
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Thank goodness for overboost protection Sent you a PM ben
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"Save your Turbo-Set the warning function to alert you when you over boost!!"

Hm. Try "Save yo engine bitch!"
Surge line
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Old 09-18-2007, 07:37 AM   #29
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That kinda ruins it for me because that's where my guages are going to go. Maybe i need to look into westach dual gauges instead.
My very old Cartech (BEGI) Westach looks fine in the prosports place. The prosport has a smoked lense which amplifies the reflections in the center console. If I wore a white T-shirt, that's all I would see in the gauge. The clear Cartech gauge doesn't do this.

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Old 09-18-2007, 02:19 PM   #30
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I wore a white T-shirt, that's all I would see in the gauge. The clear Cartech gauge doesn't do this.


If they are readable down by the radio I'll be interested. This picture makes me a little concerned about the smoked lense. I'd like to see them in someone's car with the top down...
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Old 09-18-2007, 02:24 PM   #31
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****.

I want to see more shots. If I can't see with the top down, then I'm not going to buy them.
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Old 09-18-2007, 07:08 PM   #32
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2 Q's:
1. are the pro-sport gauges made in china? if so, i'm not paying those prices. i'd rather fork out another 20% and go Japanese

2. are the omori gauges now made in SE Asia? Back in the late 90s, they were da ****. then they move production sites off JP.
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Old 09-18-2007, 07:17 PM   #33
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Why don't people buy Autometer gauges from Summit Racing?
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Old 09-18-2007, 08:01 PM   #34
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2 Q's:
1. are the pro-sport gauges made in china? if so, i'm not paying those prices. i'd rather fork out another 20% and go Japanese

2. are the omori gauges now made in SE Asia? Back in the late 90s, they were da ****. then they move production sites off JP.
Looks like Omori's are made in Taiwan now or some ****. Offices still in Japan and what not. Like I said, I got a three gauge set from J-Spec Tuning and I'm pretty happy with them. I still have to install the oil temp hardware, but everything else works picture perfect.
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hey frank, i put mine in the far left vent.... can't see during top down day time too well... I can read it but i doesn't show light. (ie the red) At night it's bright as ****, kinda makes me not want to look at it
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2 Q's:
1. are the pro-sport gauges made in china? if so, i'm not paying those prices. i'd rather fork out another 20% and go Japanese

2. are the omori gauges now made in SE Asia? Back in the late 90s, they were da ****. then they move production sites off JP.
1.yes the pro sport gauges are made in china.They are a knock off from the Defi gauges.

2.Don't know if they are now made in SE Asia,but I do know that they are top quality and they make the gauges for Greddy and HKS and some OEM car manufacturers.
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hey frank, i put mine in the far left vent.... can't see during top down day time too well... I can read it but i doesn't show light. (ie the red) At night it's bright as ****, kinda makes me not want to look at it
so I think although I was excited and **** at first, now I'm not into it and have to pick up something else.
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I'm thinking I'll get the greddy egt and oil temp. Does anyone else make realistically priced gauges with alarms?
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Pretty sure WOT might be able to get you a discount on Greddy gauges.
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hmm
I'll see if ProSport will send me a sample gauge.
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