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Old 05-04-2007, 10:14 PM   #1
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Default New gauge setup.

Autometer Sport-CompII Oil Temp in the pod on the dash, Sport-CompI Boost and EGT where the radio used to be. Radio is an amp behind the passenger seat with an iPod in the cupholder. I'm considering moving the 3 gauges up to an A-pillar pod, but for now this will work.

Now I just need a turbo to make the boost gauge go back and forth.

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Old 05-04-2007, 10:31 PM   #2
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I'm using Sport Comps as well. Subtle without being boring.
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What did you use for that gauge holder thing?
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nice nawz button.
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Just a standard Autometer single-gauge cup. Drilled into the gauge housing and screwed it in. The car is being built as a street-legal track ***** so the one thing that I wanted in plain sight, no matter how ricey it looked, was the oil temp.

I am considering moving either the wideband or the boost gauge up to the A-pillar as well. I've also gotta find a place to mount the LED for the KnockSenseMS.
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I had my gauges in different places but found the A pillar to be the best for visibility. Having them that low makes it hard to glance at when having to concentrate on the road.

I have the phantom gauges from Autometer, I like the black faces because it matches the car.
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boost gauge and not turbo. "Ricor"

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autometer excluded, most companies sell them as a "turbo" gauge.. greddy, etc.
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boost gauge and not turbo. "Ricor"

j/k
I did it half-way on purpose, because every time I get called on it, it makes me want to get off my lazy *** and get my manifold and DP ordered so I can start my project.
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get a Dr Pepper and get started on your project... oh you mean downpipe...
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you're going to have to have a passenger with you at all times to keep an eye on all those gauges.
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i drive my car daily ...so i like having a stereo...hehe
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i drive my car daily ...so i like having a stereo...hehe
So do I. My iPod is constantly plugged in. It sits in the little cubby behind the shifter/in front of the console.

I just saw the gauge setup on Cheesefries' blue turbo car he's selling, with 3 right across the top where the hazard and headlight switch usually is. I'm going to copy it as soon as I get my hands on a spare '94+ stereo surround to hack up.
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