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Old 11-20-2008, 11:28 AM   #1
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:41 AM   #2
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Did you "turn" the panel yourself?.... nice piece all the same.
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:59 AM   #3
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no i didnt but thanks. some guy of ebay sold the plate as well as some custom gauge faces with them. Its funny because ive been battling with getting that stupid gauge to work for the past two weeks and I finaly figured out the problem. I had the positive wire tapped to the ignition wire that only controls start up. I found the right wire last night and voila! I was so happy over something so stupid lol
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:15 PM   #4
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you mind showing us how you installed the autometer gauge in there... ive been debating getting aftermarket water temp and oil pressure gauges
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One day you'll be driving as the sun is going down, and suddenly youll go blind and crash. Too shinny, or maybe youll just get distracted.
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:32 PM   #6
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One day you'll be driving as the sun is going down, and suddenly youll go blind and crazy. Too shinny, or maybe youll just get distracted.
That's the purpose of machine turning. Breaks up the reflections so it doesn't do that.
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:35 PM   #7
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i want to touch it, very nice
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:37 PM   #8
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That's the purpose of machine turning. Breaks up the reflections so it doesn't do that.
its still really shinny
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:06 PM   #9
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I need to drop the hot wire guage down to 12g or something in mine.....it never seems to read over 150 -
Full sweep to 250 - so something isn't quite right yet.
What gauge did you use? - as we have the same Autometer unit.
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:55 PM   #10
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18g wire is what your supposed to use for all the wires.
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:01 PM   #11
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Nice. When you gonna dyno it?
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:15 PM   #12
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after i actually install the turbo lol
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:29 PM   #13
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18g wire is what your supposed to use for all the wires.
That's right - larger the number the smaller the wire. HA! I have 14g now, so I will be rewiring here in the next day or so. Thanks.
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:30 PM   #14
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you got it dude.
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Jeez I wish I had my 1978 trans am back....
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i'm gonna steal it next time i see you
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