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      01-27-2015, 08:10 AM   #1
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New dash gauge pod

Took a Dodge ram pod and made my own bracket. What do you think? Still waiting for one more amber LED for the voltage gauge.
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This is certainly a cost effective and ingenuitive solution and it looks like it fits fairly well! Did you drill into the dash to run wires/secure?

Didn't want to go for the P3 vent guage?
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This is certainly a cost effective and ingenuitive solution and it looks like it fits fairly well! Did you drill into the dash to run wires/secure?

Didn't want to go for the P3 vent guage?
Yes, I drilled one hole for the wires and one for the mount I made. The P3 vent guage was more then I was willing to pay plus, this way all gauges are shown at one time. Anything else my Cobb tuner will show and I also have an ODB connection for my tablet to run a performance app too.
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I applaud the job, but it just looks to stuck on for me, sorry
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Thanks for sharing! Glad you went with amber leds to light the faces. Not sure I dig the hood on it but the faces are the important part. Not bad for how little Im sure it all cost.
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I applaud the job, but it just looks to stuck on for me, sorry
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Do you have pics with more light so I can see how it's transitioning to the dash better?
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Looks good. But you know you could have used a OBDII bluetooth dongle and a smart phone or tablet to do the same thing.
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Looks good. But you know you could have used a OBDII bluetooth dongle and a smart phone or tablet to do the same thing.
I sorta did the same with an OBDII Ultragauge for about $75.

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I do, I have my access port and my iphone that can display all that. I wanted water temp, oil pressure and voltage showing all the time and that classic look of analog gauges. My access port can monitor anything else when I need it or data logging. My iphone just plugs into a custom dock in my ashtray and will display any performance data on my 7 inch Pioneer head unit.

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Looks good. But you know you could have used a OBDII bluetooth dongle and a smart phone or tablet to do the same thing.
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Do you have pics with more light so I can see how it's transitioning to the dash better?
I will get them today and post them.
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Thanks for sharing! Glad you went with amber leds to light the faces. Not sure I dig the hood on it but the faces are the important part. Not bad for how little Im sure it all cost.
It's a matter of taste I guess, I'm old school and love the looks of analog gauges. The cost was not more then $110 for everything with the VDO gauges which by the way was old school for many Europe based cars.
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