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Old 09-29-2007, 03:05 PM   #1
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As everyone knows my brother L67 swapped his 2000 SE. So now we have a L67 charged car with no boost gauge. Well today while getting some stuff for his tune up, we saw a boost gauge at the zone real cheap. He bought it so now we need to hook it up.


My question is on his car where do i get the vaccum from?

Also i am planning on getting power from the wires in the dash/light dimmer switch, is that a good place?
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You need to Tee off from the fuel pressure regulator vac line. Just like Techinfo. Although I'm not sure I'd trust the Autozone cheap gauge to be very accurate or reliable.

Yes, that'* where you should pull the gauge lighting from.
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Well it is not really a cheap autozone brand one or what not. It was on sale

It is the Faze competition EL vaccum/boost gauge
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Give us the exact model number and tell us if it'* mechanical or electrical (seperate sender, or a tube to run to the gauge).
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It looks like this one

http://www.tradervar.com/cgi-bin/sto...age=fz3104.htm


It has a tube that connects to the back of the gauge and then to a vaccum source. Also has an electrical connector for the lighting.
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Yes, that'* where you should pull the gauge lighting from.

Do you know what wire is the power wire there to tie into?
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It has a tube that connects to the back of the gauge and then to a vaccum source
this tell ya that a mechanical gauge

did you get a rubber hose whit it
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Yes
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hhaha...this is known as the "Indiglo Watch"

Ask Bill B how we gave this gauge that Name

Anyway its not a bad unit, and the install is fairly straight forward...

you can get the Interior power off the HL switch......as for the the color of wire....i think that is yellow

someone with the online schamatics should be chiming in
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We got it. It was yellow pat.


All i know is the fricken gauge is bright as can be lol.
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