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Old 09-23-2011, 10:14 PM   #1
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Vacuum gauge

Has any one installed a vacuum gauge in their 2nd gen focus. I found one on ebay made by a company called Glow Shift it's white faced and you can select from 7 colors. I think It has a color close to the gauge lighting. I need to figure out where to mount it. Anybody know who makes a good looking single gauge pod?


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Has any one installed a vacuum gauge in their 2nd gen focus. I found one on ebay made by a company called Glow Shift it's white faced and you can select from 7 colors. I think It has a color close to the gauge lighting. I need to figure out where to mount it. Anybody know who makes a good looking single gauge pod?
IMO the best gauge mounts are in the drivers side windshield pillar. Nice three-somes are so cool.
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Forced inducted?? Imo I would install it either on the steering column or the pillar
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No he is buying a Vacuum gauge, not boost gauge, haha.
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I say take out the center stack HUD (if you have an aftermarket head unit) and put it there
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No he is buying a Vacuum gauge, not boost gauge, haha.
Whats wrong with that?
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Whats wrong with that?
someone thought the op meant a boost gauge and he was correcting them.
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i was under the impression we cant install a pillar pod due to the air bags in it? also it is the easiest thing ever to install since there is a spot on the front of the manifold that you just pull the nipple off of put the line right there(= i mounted mine on the console. ill post a pic in a few
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and no surprisingly it doesn't get in the way(=
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someone thought the op meant a boost gauge and he was correcting them.
Yup, i read it wrong.


OP, thats a nifty spot there. Would of never thought of that, I wouldn't be able to place it there, sometimes when i drive my leg rest on that spot on a long drive.
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