Cluster surround gauge pod for 2nd gens?

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Cluster surround gauge pod for 2nd gens?

Post by jonnymopar » Thu Jan 23, 2014 9:13 pm

Thoughts? I wonder how much of the fuel and temperature gauges it will cover.

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:39 pm

Now that's clever. Any pics of one installed?
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Post by r/tguy02 » Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:04 am

very similar to the frog eye pod on a 1gn
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Post by caustic neon » Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:11 am

THAT LOOKS NICE, I ALWAYS LIKE KEEPING THE GAUGES DOWN AND OFF THE PILLAR
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Post by Neon4Life » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:24 am

If I remember correctly Mike aka caraudioholic24 has one and doesn't like it or something.. I can't remember. But contact him to see what he thinks about it
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Post by jonnymopar » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:21 pm

r/tguy02 wrote:very similar to the frog eye pod on a 1gn
That's the first thing I thought of. Every time I saw one of those in a 1st gen, I wished they had something like it for the 2nd gens.
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Post by redneckmoparman » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:42 pm

grabbed a gauge and took a couple shots given this isnt going to be exactly the same but its close and gives you a good idea
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gas is OK you can still read it
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but i hope your installing an aftermarket temp gauge here so you can still read temp!
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:46 pm

Ouch, not so good. Too bad.
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Post by redneckmoparman » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:47 pm

maybe with like a 1" gauge you could see the top half and know when your overheating but the aftermarket one would be useless
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Post by jonnymopar » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:58 pm

Looking at it afterwards, the pods don't look deep enough to handle LED-backlit gauges. I already ran into that problem with the stock SRT-4 pod.

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Post by caustic neon » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:25 pm

IF YOU CUT DOWN INTO THE SURROUND MORE AND SUNK THEM IN LOWER IT MIGHT WORK. ESP IF YOU USED AN AFTERMARKET TEMP GAUGE
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