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    Boost gauge

    is it possible in my 1.7dti? is it worth it. be intresting to see what its goign at and how do i do it
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    id say u could yeah...
    "Knowledge: Is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom: is knowing not to put a tomato in a fruit salad."

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    I have one fitted to my 1.7dti makes around 1 bar what do you want to know????




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    just wanted to to have that and volt gauge got any instructions?
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    Ive never fitted a volt meter but the boost gauge is dead easy especially if you buy a normal mechanical one line me. Connect the pipe from the gauge to a boost pipe near the manifold, and connect up the wires for the backlight to the glove box light, cigarrette lighter or whatever and fit a switch so you can turn the gauge backlight on and off that about it.

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    Were did you by yours from
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    Is it better to have bar or PSi also were did you get yours from
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    I would say bar

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    IMO ... PSI, as the numbers are bigger. 9-12PSI sounds better than 0. whatever bar.

    Volt gauge is easy aswell, basically just gets wired into the rear of the 12v ciggy socket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by npd View Post
    IMO ... PSI, as the numbers are bigger. 9-12PSI sounds better than 0. whatever bar.

    Volt gauge is easy aswell, basically just gets wired into the rear of the 12v ciggy socket.

    Were yould you by them from
    Mk4 ASTRA 1.7DTI Estate On 126K Miles Now 127k 11/10/2008 - - 129K 28/11/2008 - - 130k 04/01/2009 -- Now 138k 08/05/2009 Now 142k and a broken Diff -- 144K

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