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LW_Black4 11-05-2013 11:54 AM

Triple Gauge Pack Mounting Preferences
 
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Folks,
[B]I'm planning to purchase a gauge pack[/B] of matching boost, oil pressure and EGT gauges [B]for my '04 WRX.[/B]

Mounting options for a triple gauge pack are :

1. OEM centre dash gauge pod housing, or
2. A-Pillar gauge pod.

[B]What would be your preferences for mounting a triple gauge pack in this auto, and why?[/B]

brfatal 11-05-2013 12:27 PM

Never would I ever do an A-pillar one. That light will just cast a reflection in the window.

Haw1es 11-05-2013 03:09 PM

Hahaha brfatal, I was just about to say the opposite. Although I have a 10 wrx so the dash guages look funny.

boo-key 11-05-2013 04:58 PM

Its really just a matter of preference. I have the a-pillar one and have never had a problem with reflection. The only problem i have ever had is having to drill holes in my stock a-pillar trim and bumping my head sometimes when leaning forward getting in and out. Also most are black and don't match the passenger grey pillar when installed. This can be cured with some black plasti-dip. With that said, I wish I had the clock pod. I think that's just cause its different though. I don't think I would like the steering column one (although its not triple) cause it looks as though it obstructs the view of your others in the cluster.

psinuse 11-05-2013 05:01 PM

If I were to do it over, center dash is where i'd put mine.

man show 11-05-2013 06:54 PM

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Glare on the window is not an issue. What is an issue is that they're impossible to see sometimes during the day when the sun shines directly on them. Good thing a certain company invented peak/warn gauges that beep/flash.

I like A-pillar mounts because it feels like you're piloting a fighter jet. I also think it's pretty neat that people can see them through the back glass when they're behind you and from the side when they're next to you.

It all comes down to personal preference, really.

psinuse 11-05-2013 07:20 PM

John being all cool in his car....

Nathan21 11-05-2013 07:27 PM

[quote=psinuse;391690]John being all cool in his car....[/quote]

Can't be that cool, it's only a WRX! hahaha

man show 11-05-2013 07:41 PM

[quote=psinuse;391690]John being all cool in his car....[/quote]

Keith being all jelly in Ohio...

BLAZE2099 11-05-2013 07:44 PM

You two being all loverish towards one another.

LW_Black4 11-05-2013 09:52 PM

Nothing's wrong with a love affair with your performance auto. See:

[IMG]https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1150295_10151831679104721_169055680_n.jpg[/IMG]

turmic 11-05-2013 10:23 PM

John wants to be a car model...

man show 11-05-2013 10:49 PM

I'll show you a car model...

psinuse 11-06-2013 05:59 AM

[quote=LW_Black4;391906]Nothing's wrong with a love affair with your performance auto. See:

[IMG]https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1150295_10151831679104721_169055680_n.jpg[/IMG][/quote]

I like the lip on this car.

the RIOT act 11-06-2013 07:08 AM

Yeah there ya go Keith. That one is pretty subtle...


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