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Old 09-07-2012, 12:03 AM   #101
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Please do tell me more on the mirrir? How, where, who, how much?
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:11 AM   #102
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I bought an extra mirror from a member, but not needed. I just keep all my stock stuff, for some dumb ass reason. $40

http://www.radar-mirror.com/

Has all the goods. Took about 3 weeks, because the PLX screen is a little dimmer than the AEM setup, so they had to order a special mirror glass piece to make it work. Sent them my extra mirror, they sent it back with all the PLX goodies.

The mirror setup was right around $500, plus the 2 modules for boost and Afr were another $400 or so.

Not a cheap mod, but I really, really hate gauge pillar pods and everything else out there for our cars, so it's worth it to me.

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Old 09-07-2012, 12:30 AM   #103
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Oh forgot to mention... When the gauge is off, you can't even tell anything is different with the mirror. Looks 100% stock. There's an extra wire that runs from the back of the mirror, through the headliner and down the a pillar, which connect to the guge module. Totally stealth.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:42 AM   #104
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Too cool. Looks great!

And did I hear WHIPPLE?!?!

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Old 09-07-2012, 08:27 AM   #105
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Yes sir! Finally getting installed on the 18th. It's been sitting at the shop for awhile now, tempting and teasing me with its boost.

Ive been waiting until I had a gauge setup that I liked.

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Old 09-07-2012, 08:30 AM   #106
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Very Cool mirror mod...


...and next up a Whipple..
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:38 AM   #107
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Yep! Picked it up from Nick (shardik) a couple months back for a great price, and I've been un-patiently waiting to install it. :woot:
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:33 AM   #108
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Congrats on the whipple Jason. That PLX in the mirror is B-E-AU-tiful!
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:47 AM   #109
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Thanks J! After being in the little sun today, I'll definitely need to change the colors of the text. Can't see the red worth a damn.

And I hope it's my temp power rig up that is causing the radio noise.
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:56 PM   #110
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Looks awesome Jason, I love the PLX gauges I have. Let me know when the Whipple is getting installed!
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:01 PM   #111
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Wednesday the 18th. Playing hooky from work and hanging at the shop all day.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:09 PM   #112
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:41 PM   #113
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Loving the mirrior bud! Cant wait to see how it all turns out
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:26 PM   #114
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Ok, got everything permanently mounted and got to play with some settings. I've got a tech support ticket in to change the colors for the obd2 screen, cause red is awful to see in the sunlight. Their directions SUCK.

But I got the module screens to change!! Black and white and grey for now. Gotta play with the colors in daylight to see what is visible.



Now I just need to make that gauge move UP!! Lol 11 days.

Will just need to run the hose for the boost and the O2 sensor for the afr. And everything will be wrapped up... Gonna do those during whipple install.
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:49 PM   #115
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Awesome man your Mirror is looking real sweet, and your gonna love your new found power for sure, post'em as you get them, gonna be a tough wait i know!
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:15 AM   #116
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Uh oh, got a snafu.... Whenever the modules are powered up, I get tons of noise on the radio, even engine off. Damnit. Looks like I'll need to reroute everything to somewhere else... Just not sure where yet.
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Uh oh, got a snafu.... Whenever the modules are powered up, I get tons of noise on the radio, even engine off. Damnit. Looks like I'll need to reroute everything to somewhere else... Just not sure where yet.
I have that same issue... I think I'll try a shielded wire... If I have time I'll do it at the house and let you know how it worked out...
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:49 AM   #118
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I think I have enough room to run everything to the passenger side and put it in the glove box, but I don't really want to loose the storage space. Might just ignore it for a bit.

And if I don't get my crank pulley pin kit from whipple, looks like that will be delay also. Grrrrrr
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:12 PM   #119
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amazing car man! love the mirror as well!
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:58 PM   #120
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Ok, everything is in, ready to install. Well, almost. Catch can might not make it in time, but that's no big deal.

Getting extra anxious!! I've got 1
Last road trip this weekend under NA power. Gonna push the limits, like usual!
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:32 AM   #121
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Man, would I be excited!

Early congrats!
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I know, I know!! I'm the worst at taking pics. Few more days and I'll have tons.
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:19 AM   #124
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:29 AM   #125
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My driver demands the highest quality sunglasses that $17 can buy. :-)

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