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Oct 20, 2:17pm - #53931 
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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Oct 20, 2:20pm - #53932 
click here for ac vent removal scroll down like half way and you will see pics

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Oct 20, 2:27pm - #53933 
thanks pal! smile


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Oct 20, 2:32pm - #53934 
yup!

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Oct 20, 2:50pm - #53935 


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Oct 20, 2:52pm - #53936 
do you have to cut that honey comb looking like thing so the gauge can go all the way in?


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Oct 20, 2:56pm - #53937 
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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Oct 20, 3:11pm - #53938 
Originally Posted by isaac


your welcome! smile

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Oct 20, 6:02pm - #53939 
That is very trick... If I ever need another gauge it is going there... Great idea...

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Oct 20, 6:17pm - #53940 
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

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Oct 20, 9:01pm - #53941 
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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Oct 21, 1:04am - #53942 
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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Oct 21, 1:14am - #53943 
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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Oct 23, 4:44am - #53944 
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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Oct 23, 1:46pm - #53945 
How does this affect the gauge i the long run though? Seems like it helps to muck it up..?

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Oct 23, 2:08pm - #53946 
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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Oct 23, 5:02pm - #53947 
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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Oct 23, 7:31pm - #53949 
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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