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Old 04-08-2013, 01:01 PM   #1
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ZL1 Boost Gauge, anyone try it yet?

anyone look into , or try, putting this boost guage in? i like it more then the SLP one, since its pretty much a factory guage in a factory location .

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Old 04-08-2013, 01:19 PM   #2
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I think its in a bad spot imo but im sure it wouldnt be hard to swap out to put it in
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:22 PM   #3
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its one of those "bout that much" type gauges. you wouldn't know if you were slipping on boost because you couldn't see the difference in 10psi and 12 psi.
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:30 PM   #4
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i like it just for the looks, not so much the being accurate. on a stock pulley i dont need it to be accurate. just a nice guage to have in the car instead of my trans temp on a manual trans car .
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thought about it before I installed the SLP boost gauge...but I agree with the location. It's hard to "zero" in on it while your driving. Love the location of the SLP gauge...plus it still has that factory IMO
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I cannot fathom why anyone would want a boost gauge in that location. I have a hard enough time looking 12 inches to the left to see my pillar.

The factory gauge would only be good for passengers IMO.
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:32 PM   #7
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I cannot fathom why anyone would want a boost gauge in that location. I have a hard enough time looking 12 inches to the left to see my pillar.

The factory gauge would only be good for passengers IMO.

id fathom its for a factory look, not really for function of reading boost. nobody needs to measure boost on a stock blower set up. just cool having a boost gauge in the car. not everyone likes added guages in the car like A pillar guages and steering column guages
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:38 PM   #8
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id fathom its for a factory look, not really for function of reading boost. nobody needs to measure boost on a stock blower set up. just cool having a boost gauge in the car. not everyone likes added guages in the car like A pillar guages and steering column guages
The boost gauge is integrated to the BCM - making it pretty much impossible to retrofit in a regular camaro.
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I cannot fathom why anyone would want a boost gauge in that location. I have a hard enough time looking 12 inches to the left to see my pillar.

The factory gauge would only be good for passengers IMO.
I agree with ASF, plus I love my dual pod A-Piller unit with Boost & AFR gauges
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:34 AM   #10
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I agree with ASF, plus I love my dual pod A-Piller unit with Boost & AFR gauges

yea a got one from parts at work yesterday so I could see the back , and its electrical connector so it wouldn't work . ahh well, looked nice and clean in the guage cluster. I never had a boost gauge in my gto because I never changed a pulley so don't really need one in the Camaro either
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