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A while back someone posted a "how to" on their routing job. Does anyone know what I'm talking about and where i can find it. I did try the search, but did not turn up a result.
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Slvr S60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">A while back someone posted a "how to" on their routing job. Does anyone know what I'm talking about and where i can find it. I did try the search, but did not turn up a result.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I don't know where the write up is, but it's a BIATCH. I wouldn't do it again personally, I'd just buy IPD's pod that sits in the corner of the dash. <p>You have to go through the door wiring harness. Problem is the door's wiring harness plugs into the door so when it's attached there's no room for extra wires. I had to grind the hole on the door slightly bigger and then touch-up paint it so it wouldn't rust. I then poked a hole in the rubber harness sleeve that attaches to the car and ran my wires AND vacuum/boost (yes I have a mechanical gauge, which I also wouldn't recommend) line in the passenger cabin. From there you have to run the power and ground wires to the fuse box area (easy) and run the vacuum/boost line into the engine bay which can be tricky, but there's a grommet above the clutch pedal that the hood pop line goes trough that works great. <p>Good luck...you're going to need it. Oh and I didn't even get into the whole "actually mounting the gauge" thing....
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

<b>JRL</b>. He made a pdf of it when he did it on the Sonic. Email Henry (<b>lowenhart</b>) from CFW.com now though. He'll hook you up.
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Slvr S60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">A while back someone posted a "how to" on their routing job. Does anyone know what I'm talking about and where i can find it. I did try the search, but did not turn up a result.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>[Channeling inner Magoon]<p>Think this is the one you're thinking of <A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=97979" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=97979</A> <p>[/inner Magoon]
 

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man that scares me...i just ordered the ipd boost gauge AND the cfw pod. i'll be in for a challenge, but that's the fun part. that and when i'm done everyone will want to be like me...<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Thanks for the info Needsdecaf. I ordered an AEM digital boost gauge and the CF Werks non CF pod. So, we'll see how the install goes. I'll try to post pics of my install.
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (VOGZ)

I did buy the IPD set up and when I got it I couldn't believe how much a piece of crap it is. I pre-ordered it and was all excited until I saw how bad the QC was on the gauge. Also, the adhesive for the rubber on the pod didn't even stick. They were cool about my return though. I've been buying parts from IPD for the past 8 years and this was my first disappointment.
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

My Autometer Cobalt was/is very nice
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (JRL)

I agree, but I'm eventually getting a wide band gauge and I wanted to go with the AEM one. So, I thought matching digital gauges would look better. Do you have a picture of yours installed?
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Slvr S60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I did buy the IPD set up and when I got it I couldn't believe how much a piece of crap it is. I pre-ordered it and was all excited until I saw how bad the QC was on the gauge. Also, the adhesive for the rubber on the pod didn't even stick. They were cool about my return though. I've been buying parts from IPD for the past 8 years and this was my first disappointment.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I have one and I haven't even taken it out of the box. It's probably going back. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (Slvr S60R)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Slvr S60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Do you have a picture of yours installed?</TD></TR></TABLE><br><IMG SRC="http://i732.photobucket.com/albums/ww329/JRL1194/gaugepod.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (VOGZ)

When I did my install, rather than grinding the hole on the door, which would obviously require touch up paint, I drilled a hole through the top of the white plastic wiring harness that plugs into the existing hole in the door.<p>I believe that is also what was done in the install that is shown in the thread that the thread-starter was looking for.<p>Cheers,<p>Jeff
 

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Re: Carbonfiber Werks Guage pod wire routing. (soupandspoons)

Also drilled in the existing connectors!<br>Don't know if i posted it already:<p> <A HREF="http://volvopower.de/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1241984827" TARGET="_blank">http://volvopower.de/cgi-bin/y...84827</A> <p>German Thread but i did some nice pics. If you can't see them please pm me then i will try to upload them somewhere else.<br>
 
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