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tYcOoN
09-11-2005, 09:50 AM
Where can I get this metric Auto Meter boost gauge from ? How much is it and is this brand any good ??

http://www.autometer.com/img_products/3304-J_d.jpg

Website (http://www.autometer.com/cat_gaugedetail.aspx?gid=2854&sid=-1)

I need a gauge 0 - 2,5 bar.

Neo1130
09-11-2005, 10:23 AM
Autometer is fairly good... You may be able to get them from www.summitracing.com or www.egauges.com

tYcOoN
09-11-2005, 10:28 AM
Originally posted by Neo1130
Autometer is fairly good... You may be able to get them from www.summitracing.com or www.egauges.com

Thanks dude, just found it on egauge. I gotta ask Anton to order it for me[:D]

TurbousMaximus
09-11-2005, 10:29 AM
how bout you give me your trunk :) and ill buy you the boost gauge lol. is the trim brushed or polished?

tYcOoN
09-11-2005, 10:43 AM
Anyone knows if the Auto Meter gauge are illuminated ??

Neo1130
09-11-2005, 03:08 PM
Originally posted by tYcOoN
Anyone knows if the Auto Meter gauge are illuminated ??

Yeah, they SHOULD be illuminated but they don't have the backlighting like the VDO's do... Just regular old gauge lighting... Not the through dial stuff...

mike-2ptzero
09-11-2005, 03:51 PM
Originally posted by Neo1130
Yeah, they SHOULD be illuminated but they don't have the backlighting like the VDO's do... Just regular old gauge lighting... Not the through dial stuff...


The lighting on them really sucks too. Here is a picture showing you what a Autometer vs Stewart Warner gauge look like next to each other.




http://home.comcast.net/~audi2ptzero/sw_boost-white-s.jpg

tYcOoN
09-11-2005, 09:27 PM
Originally posted by mike-2ptzero
The lighting on them really sucks too. Here is a picture showing you what a Autometer vs Stewart Warner gauge look like next to each other.




http://home.comcast.net/~audi2ptzero/sw_boost-white-s.jpg

Did you take just regular 3Watt bulbs or LEDs ?? The Auto Meter looks pretty dark. May it turns out better with LEDs ???

tYcOoN
09-11-2005, 09:29 PM
Anyone knows another manufacturer that sells metric boost gauges 0-2,5 bar ???

Neo1130
09-12-2005, 03:18 AM
You couldn't find a VDO?

tYcOoN
09-12-2005, 08:25 AM
Originally posted by Neo1130
You couldn't find a VDO?

I got a VDO boost gauge 0-1,5bar. VDO doesn't make gauges 0-2,5bar.

RippleChip
09-12-2005, 09:26 AM
Autometer you could make brighter, but it still just lights from the ring around the edge. I really didn't like it and went to a VDO

mike-2ptzero
09-12-2005, 09:58 AM
Originally posted by tYcOoN
Did you take just regular 3Watt bulbs or LEDs ?? The Auto Meter looks pretty dark. May it turns out better with LEDs ???


That is with white LED's in all the gauges. SW makes a few gauges in metric and they look very good. Just make sure you buy the T with the restrictor in it so the needle wont bounce. Here are a few pics

http://www.42draftdesigns.com/images/sw/black_boost3bar.jpg


http://www.42draftdesigns.com/images/sw/black_boost4bar.jpg

buy them here in silver or black face (http://www.42draftdesigns.com/sw.htm)

tYcOoN
09-12-2005, 12:26 PM
Sir, you are awesome !!!! [;)] [:D] That is exactly what I'm searching for ! Do you know if it has a diameter of 52mm ???

mike-2ptzero
09-12-2005, 01:50 PM
Originally posted by tYcOoN
Sir, you are awesome !!!! [;)] [:D] That is exactly what I'm searching for ! Do you know if it has a diameter of 52mm ???


These are 2 1/6" gauges just like my autometer gauge, but the nice thing is the actual face is a little larger as you can see in my pic.

tYcOoN
09-12-2005, 01:57 PM
Originally posted by mike-2ptzero
These are 2 1/6" gauges just like my autometer gauge, but the nice thing is the actual face is a little larger as you can see in my pic.

Do you have a pic at daylight ?? I wanna see how it looks in the vent. Thanks alot for all your help !!!

tYcOoN
09-12-2005, 02:05 PM
Mike, I just found this pic of your install[;)]

http://home.comcast.net/~audi2ptzero/StewartWarner-boost-02.jpg

Anyone has a Stewart Warner mounted in their center vent ???