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Old 04-24-2013, 05:11 PM   #21
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Bump on a really old thread I made. I still haven't bought any gauges... it's horrible I know. But this time I'm going to. Where do you guys recommend I purchase them?. I'm going to go with the steering column style setup. What site is reputable to order off of?. I would prefer a digital boost and afr gauge rather than just the needle.

I was thinking these.
http://www.glowshiftdirect.com/red-d...tio-gauge.aspx
http://www.glowshiftdirect.com/Red-D...ost-Gauge.aspx
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/ATi-Dual-Ste...4cf166&vxp=mtr
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:02 PM   #22
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As stated, radar mirror.com with a Plx DM100 or DM200 inside. Multi function gauge with modules and can upload different gauges styles and colors to suit your fancy.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:06 PM   #23
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As stated, radar mirror.com with a Plx DM100 or DM200 inside. Multi function gauge with modules and can upload different gauges styles and colors to suit your fancy.
The cost of 1 plx gauge is the cost of everything I listed
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:08 PM   #24
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Different strokes for different folks, PLX can display up to four items at a time, afr, egt, boost, etc.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:17 PM   #25
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Another option although again at another price point is the www.p3cars.com vent gauge
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:33 PM   #26
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Another option although again at another price point is the www.p3cars.com vent gauge
I like that stealthy look that's for sure. Although I like the PLX gauge being an OBD2 sensor as well. Although how could it tell the boost?. I suppose an additional attachment into a vacuum line/intake manifold I assume?. Certainly not from the OBD2 readouts. And the afr?.
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Do you guys know where to get the middle vent piece?
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:01 PM   #28
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Do you guys know where to get the middle vent piece?
Kinda like the Audi B5 S4 one?.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:02 PM   #29
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Do you guys know where to get the middle vent piece?
To my knowledge, all the middle vent gauge pods are custom.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:25 PM   #30
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I just ordered all the things I linked. I'll post pics when there installed.
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any updates on the gauges you got ^^
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #32
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any updates on the gauges you got ^^
Yup I had them installed a long time ago. Haven't took any pictures but I will and post them for you guys.
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Yup I had them installed a long time ago. Haven't took any pictures but I will and post them for you guys.
Nice thread man!!

Post some pics when you can!!

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Analog needle gauges have always been easier on the eyes to get a focus on what's going on. But you digital is just so much nicer and accurate(as long as you have good gauges).

My current setup is an AEM in a driver side vent with meth indicator light. Very stealth. I find it easier to glance at my vent than it did my mirror otherwise I would have went that route.



I am currently working on a new one that should be done in the next few days which consists of a AFR and boost/vacuum gauge, along with a meth indicator light. This new one will still retain full factory adjustable vents unlike my current one.





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I really Like this Set Up.
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