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autometer gauge in AC hole... #53931 Oct 20, 1:17pm Oct 20, 1:17pm
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autometer gauge in AC hole...
how doy ou take out that ac vent thingy? the thing that you move to direct air flow?


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53932 Oct 20, 1:20pm Oct 20, 1:20pm
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click here for ac vent removal scroll down like half way and you will see pics

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53933 Oct 20, 1:27pm Oct 20, 1:27pm
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thanks pal! smile


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53934 Oct 20, 1:32pm Oct 20, 1:32pm
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yup!

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53935 Oct 20, 1:50pm Oct 20, 1:50pm
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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: isaac] #53936 Oct 20, 1:52pm Oct 20, 1:52pm
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do you have to cut that honey comb looking like thing so the gauge can go all the way in?


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53937 Oct 20, 1:56pm Oct 20, 1:56pm
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Originally Posted by JDMCelicaGTS

do you have to cut that honey comb looking like thing so the gauge can go all the way in?


yup, I just dremmeled it out, along with these things...

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To deal with the wires, either poke a hole through the bottom of the black air duct and go that route, or remove your gauge cluster to poke a hole through the top of the air duct (i didnt mind going from the bottom... but after replacing my gauge overlays in another project, I saw that it might have been quicker to have just done it through the top grin)


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: isaac] #53938 Oct 20, 2:11pm Oct 20, 2:11pm
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Originally Posted by isaac


your welcome! smile

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: isaac] #53939 Oct 20, 5:02pm Oct 20, 5:02pm
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That is very trick... If I ever need another gauge it is going there... Great idea...

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: skdmorse] #53940 Oct 20, 5:17pm Oct 20, 5:17pm
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Originally Posted by skdmorse
That is very trick... If I ever need another gauge it is going there... Great idea...


hell yea if i decide to get nitrous later on, thats where its going

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53941 Oct 20, 8:01pm Oct 20, 8:01pm
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sorry - should have posted this above - but since you guys have already been talking about it, i will explane why and show a photo wave

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The vent is usualy closed because either it freezes my hand or gets it too hot because of the climate control... so it has been closed - why not just put something usefull in there grin

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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: isaac] #53942 Oct 21, 12:04am Oct 21, 12:04am
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if it freezes ur hand, that why its has flaps and rotates rofl I dont know.. Placing a meter in the AC vent just doesnt seem right to me..On the hot days here in cali, I close the two passenger sides so they blast out the two driver vents and with that now you only got one hole.. Looks nice but not practical IMO... confused


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53943 Oct 21, 12:14am Oct 21, 12:14am
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i close the furthest most passenger side and keep the two centers blowing toward me... the furthest center, also blows across the back of the video screen and cools it off on hot cali days and on long drives thumbsup

if you want more air flow, crack your drivers side window a bit, this will release some of the pressure and get the cooler air to drift past your face and out the window happywink


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: isaac] #53944 Oct 23, 3:44am Oct 23, 3:44am
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Originally Posted by isaac
i close the furthest most passenger side and keep the two centers blowing toward me... the furthest center, also blows across the back of the video screen and cools it off on hot cali days and on long drives thumbsup

if you want more air flow, crack your drivers side window a bit, this will release some of the pressure and get the cooler air to drift past your face and out the window happywink

Helps with bass too wave thumbsup


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53945 Oct 23, 12:46pm Oct 23, 12:46pm
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How does this affect the gauge i the long run though? Seems like it helps to muck it up..?

Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: dvs1] #53946 Oct 23, 1:08pm Oct 23, 1:08pm
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Originally Posted by dvs1
How does this affect the gauge i the long run though? Seems like it helps to muck it up..?


your comment doesn't make sense... please elaborate

BTW - Since all four air vents are attached at one point, when you close-off one of the vents, the other three get more power... by sticking a gauge in a vent, is the equivalent of closing that vent - it harms nothing thumbsup


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #53947 Oct 23, 4:02pm Oct 23, 4:02pm
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Wow... that is a nifty trick... I was thinking about ordering some custom pillars... but sheiit... Ill just hook up with this trick... Thanks for the info!


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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: IcEd blUe] #53948 Oct 23, 4:06pm Oct 23, 4:06pm
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Re: autometer gauge in AC hole... [Re: Street Prototype] #53949 Oct 23, 6:31pm Oct 23, 6:31pm
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these vents are a pain in the ass to put back in... i just painted mine,and they're easier to take out than to put back in.


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