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Old 11-28-2010, 09:28 PM
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I know this has been done hundreds of times but it was my first. I read all the back threads from various sites only to realize the wires in my headlight cluster are not the same color as in the pics I found. Gave up on the dimming idea and wired it straight to the passenger kick panel fuse box with a add a fuse connector. Nylon hose is run through firewall by brake pedal. Everything went it fairly easy, I just took my time and it worked out. All works perfectly. At about half throttle gauge shows 5 lbs of boost. Vacuum at idle is -15. I am assuming thats normal. And in case your wondering the A/f is lean cause the car is warming up. Gauge has a nice red glow in the dark......very cool.
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look real good, nice clean installation
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Old 11-28-2010, 09:33 PM
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looks good! My last FI car had a fuel pres. gauge too so thought I would do a wideband, boost, and fuel press on mine when the build starts.
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Originally Posted by 808muscle View Post
I know this has been done hundreds of times but it was my first. I read all the back threads from various sites only to realize the wires in my headlight cluster are not the same color as in the pics I found. Gave up on the dimming idea and wired it straight to the passenger kick panel fuse box with a add a fuse connector. Nylon hose is run through firewall by brake pedal. Everything went it fairly easy, I just took my time and it worked out. All works perfectly. At about half throttle gauge shows 5 lbs of boost. Vacuum at idle is -15. I am assuming thats normal. And in case your wondering the A/f is lean cause the car is warming up. Gauge has a nice red glow in the dark......very cool.
Run that thing to red line and see what it makes.
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:12 AM
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look real good, nice clean installation
Coming from you that's a nice complement. I have followed many of your write ups. You have helped thousands of installs.
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