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Hi all


I know the giullies have the onboard boost on the cluster display but this does not give you figures. In south Africa we dont have the option of satnav so the additional display on top of the dash is not available to us so I have come up with an idea for an onboard boost guage.

Now i know it wont be acurate as it will be turbo pressure and not manifold pressure but unfortunatly this is as close as im gonna get without drilling and tapping. So here is the idea.

1. boost guage

http://www.autogauge.com.my/assets/products/52mm-Digital-Blue-LED-621-2.jpg

2. boost gauge location
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u94/vauxhallgp/Capture.png
ill mould it in with some fiber glass and will cover the whole panel in 3m carbon wrap or something. Have not decided yet.

3. Boost piping to be tapped into
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u94/vauxhallgp/Capture2.png



what are your thoughts
 

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ok so im not sure if people just dont know what to say or are being polite and not swearing at me,.. none the less, iwent ahead and got started. hope you approve
 

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a better pic
 

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I'll reply then :)
looks ok to me but i'd have nowhere for my tictac's :lol:
Don't think i'd be looking down there though when i'm on boost.

Just noticed on your before shot pic that the rubber gripper in the bottom of the hole is rotated 180deg. Mine was exactly the same.
 

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im lookign for a decent nipple to put ontio the boostpipe right before the TB to get the best pressure reading.. im not going to take it from the vacume as the reading will be much higher at the turbo than at the TB. watch this space
 

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ok wellt he guage is in.. found a nice spot for vacume ont he actual manifold itself. car is sitting at 1.4 bar with the powerjet in place.
 

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Hey Hygrade can you elaborate on exactly whats connected to what and what alterations you made to connect that little box. Did you remove any pipes/wires from something else to conect to that little black box ?

Im curious I just might put one on for my G QV
 

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sorry for the delay had to take you some pics
 
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