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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?
 

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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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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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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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I was thinking the same thing as st12131, I put in a Kenwood Navi unit and the only info on the dash display now is the outside temp. I may have to find a shop that does fiberglass work and have them make that hood a little taller, the vacuum gauge is a 52 mm (2" ) gauge. I could put 3 - 2" gauges in there. I guess I will buy the vacuum gauge, and then look for a good fiberglass shop around Phoenix area. I think that would look good almost like a factory installation.
 

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I wouldnt be able to deal with the gauges there. I rest my leg against the console so I would think it would get mighty annoying really quick.
 

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willie we have airbags in our pillars thus cant have a pod mount there. thats why glowshift doesnt have one listed for our year
 

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If that's the case with the air bag system, I would have to figure out a way to flip over to the passenger side and angle it for viewing.

It also looks good where you have it mounted as long as it doesn't get in your way when you're driving, I just couldn't have it there.

You have a two gauge pod, what's in the top hole?
 
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