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I'm going to be getting a boost gauge soon. Wondering what everyone else uses out there. I want something that matches my cluster gauges.

I'm going to get the pod from CFW. What boost gauge will look right?

 

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what ever you get make sure its a electronic one since it will be retarded stupid getting a mech one.

I heart prosport
 

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Re: (xUNiQuE)

Electric gauge is not as deep as a mechanical one and it requires mounting a sending unit somewhere which isnt really a problem. Electric gauge you dont have to worry about running a separate vacuum line through the firewall and getting kinks in it. However a mechanical gauge is more precise in readings and there is virtually no delay. with an electric boost gauge you get a little bit of a delay.
 

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Re: (Chilled Man)

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what ever you get make sure its a electronic one since it will be retarded stupid getting a mech one.

I heart prosport

...Why when you can get a mechanical boost gauge for MUCH less, and just as accurate. There is no point in wasting $200+ on a BOOST GAUGE?!?!?! Spend $40-$50 and get an autometer mechanical gauge, no computer lag, and you have the same accuracy since it will be connected right to the manifold.
 

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...Why when you can get a mechanical boost gauge for MUCH less, and just as accurate. There is no point in wasting $200+ on a BOOST GAUGE?!?!?! Spend $40-$50 and get an autometer mechanical gauge, no computer lag, and you have the same accuracy since it will be connected right to the manifold.
I have a Glowshift tinted series gauge(mechanical) and I am very happy with it. Glowshift has the 7 color series which has a green color that is very close to the lighting on our dash. They are very good gauges and pretty cheap too.
 

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Re: Best boost gauge? (jstro)

I bought the VDO gauge from IPD. It is a really close fit to the stock gauges. If you want a stock look, go with it!
I'm putting it in the same pod as you, it's gonna be a sick install.
 

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Re: Best boost gauge? (Tiny)

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how did your install go? im thinking of doing the exact same thing. I really dont care about the type of gauge i just want something that looks like the regular dash.
 

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Glowshift gauge here... mechanical and using the door pod... no problems here
 

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FRP and used interior gray rattle can paint from autozone... matched perfect!!! it was a little can... heads up bring your corner piece into autozone to try and match
 

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For the door pod I would recommend a electric gauge if you have the money for it.

I ran a mechanical in the door for a while, it is doable but kind of a pain

+1 if you can afford... it wasn't the easiest thing... but its super accurate... no delay like electric
 

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No problem, keep us posted http://********************/smile/emthup.gif
 
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