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Old 02-21-2006, 01:23 PM   #111
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I'm going to bug Willwren and see if he can take a pic for me exactly where he tapped his power and gauge at on his, then try and get it in on Saturday
You can help yourself better with this. As we all know Bill W posts pics and info on everything he does. You should search first. You will find more info than you ever imagined possible. Oh..and tapping for power is easy. Your fusebox is right there nearby. Use a circuit that isn't being used for anything. That is your best bet for not overloading another one.
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Old 02-21-2006, 01:32 PM   #112
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I'm going to bug Willwren and see if he can take a pic for me exactly where he tapped his power and gauge at on his, then try and get it in on Saturday
You can help yourself better with this. As we all know Bill W posts pics and info on everything he does. You should search first. You will find more info than you ever imagined possible. Oh..and tapping for power is easy. Your fusebox is right there nearby. Use a circuit that isn't being used for anything. That is your best bet for not overloading another one.
Yeah. Nevermind on that one. I found good shots already. Which is why I didn't bug Bill.
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Old 02-21-2006, 01:40 PM   #113
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On the ashtray gauge idea. Aiming straight up or angled?

There'* really very limited room there. Interesting idea though.
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Ask me Friday night when I have the car back :P It occured to me that I can get voltage from a HU so I might not need another gauge. I was thinking if I go only with the trans temp gauge that I'll angle it upward and towards the driver'* side.
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I'm not sure how well the ash try idea would work, I'd have to look at my own car once I un burry it from the snow.
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What size gauge are we talking about? My car is here.
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Bill, I'm thinking the Autometer gauge:

http://www.partsamerica.com/ProductD...artnumber=4357
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2 1/16" is the size of the gauge. Might be tight.

Also to consider is where you are putting it..side by side or center..will the shifter possibly be in the way of your view.
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Right. I've considered that.

Putting it in the ashtray area will likely require the least amount of work. I'm liking the idea we talked about earlier too of mounting it low by the knee.

Its all moot until I get the car back and can play around with it.
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2 1/16" is the size of the gauge. Might be tight.

Also to consider is where you are putting it..side by side or center..will the shifter possibly be in the way of your view.

nope not when its in Drive....i planned to use this position orignally, i scrapped it for the use of the pillar pod....you can fit 2 2/16 gagues molded in there
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