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Jan 18, 8:49am - #377108 
Gauge Size Help

I am getting ready for my turbo kit which should be here in about a month and i was planning on installing my boost gauge in the Air Vent right beside the Clock and Center Console and Probably my Oil Temp in the Vent to the Left of the Steering wheel and then just using a 2 gauge Pod on the piller for my Air/Fuel and GUS.

The Question is i am ordering 2-1/16" Gauges for the Pillar Pod but i am unser of what size i should get for the the ones i plan on putting in the Vents. Anyone Done this and if so can you let me know what size you used and if you have any pics it would be greatly appreciated.

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Jan 18, 11:40am - #377109 
Originally Posted by Jamey
I am getting ready for my turbo kit which should be here in about a month and i was planning on installing my boost gauge in the Air Vent right beside the Clock and Center Console and Probably my Oil Temp in the Vent to the Left of the Steering wheel and then just using a 2 gauge Pod on the piller for my Air/Fuel and GUS.

The Question is i am ordering 2-1/16" Gauges for the Pillar Pod but i am unser of what size i should get for the the ones i plan on putting in the Vents. Anyone Done this and if so can you let me know what size you used and if you have any pics it would be greatly appreciated.

I tried to search but this search feature hates me on this site


Bust out the ruler. wink

WTF is a "GUS" gauge?

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Jan 18, 12:28pm - #377110 

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Jan 18, 2:42pm - #377111 
i think it's 60 mm for the vents you should get a pod though to house the third gauge


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Jan 18, 3:04pm - #377112 
Here you go Jamey...here is what it looks like with gauges in the vents.

Finally, I get to help you for once. Since you have helped me with car show tips about a million times.

I couldn't put gauges in my vents because I get hot way too easy. Our cars AC doesn't work that well as it is. Good place to view gauges though. Maybe the air would just be redirected to the other vents and make a difference.

Anyway, here is the famous Red Dragon http://www.superstreetonline.com/featuredvehicles/61418/

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Jan 19, 5:19am - #377113 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i think it's 60 mm for the vents you should get a pod though to house the third gauge


I am getting a pod??? A 2 gauge pod for moutning GUS and my Air/Fuel thumbsup

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Jan 19, 5:27am - #377114 
Originally Posted by silver
Originally Posted by Jamey
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Bust out the ruler. wink

WTF is a "GUS" gauge?


Didn't have my car yesterday when i posted this. From the reserch i am getting 2-5/8" gauages for the vents and 2-1/16" for the apiller pod thumbsup

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Jan 19, 6:02am - #377115 
"If you are replacing an air vent with a race gauge, the correct size is 2 5/8 and can be puchased at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/catalog/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=2+5%2F8"

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Jan 19, 7:21am - #377116 
^^^ Thanks man, and as much as i would like to support ecelica and Isaac i am getting all the gauges for free through a sponsership deal i got smile

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Jan 19, 4:28pm - #377117 
no i meant another pod to mount onto the dash smile


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Jan 20, 5:28am - #377118 
^^^ I never seen a pod that is already made for the dash. Got any links Billy?

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Jan 20, 11:17am - #377119 

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Jan 20, 11:25am - #377120 
its not really too dificult... just cut out your air vent flaps, and replace with gauge... wires are pushed through a hole you make in the underside the plastic air ducts


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This will give you an idea of the outcome if using the smaller 2-1/16 gauges for the air vents...

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Jan 20, 11:31am - #377121 
Jamey, here is...

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Jan 20, 1:46pm - #377122 
jamey, like a gauge pod cup lol
one you just mount where ever you want
but i like the air vent thing, if i get another gauge, i'm def stickin it in there.


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