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Old 08-01-2001, 06:55 PM
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Question A-Pillar mounted gauge pod?

Does anyone know where to find a single or dual pod to mount gauges on the A-pillar? I saw a pic of a 944 some time ago w/ this set up and am very curious where to find these for myself. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 08-01-2001, 07:21 PM
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As far as I have been able to find, nobody makes a pod that mounts to the A-pillar that was specifically designed for the 944. The BMW E36 and older Mustang (I think early 90's) pods are a close fit and only need a heatgun and possibly scissors in order to make it fit.
Off the top of my head, www.egauges.com has what you're looking for.
www.dakotadigital.com is a good source for digital gauges (I believe they all come in round 2 1/16" sizes as well as the rectangular shape that is pictured on their website).
I haven't done this (yet), so all of this information is 2nd hand.

The total comes to about $75 or so including shipping.
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Old 08-02-2001, 01:08 PM
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I used the Autometer 92-95 Toyota MR2 dual guage pod on my 89 951 with very little trimming and no heatgun. I have pictures if you need see how it looks.
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Old 08-02-2001, 03:15 PM
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Could you please send me pics of the installation? I'll be getting a pod & boost gauge very soon. Which 2 gauges did you get?

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Old 08-02-2001, 11:17 PM
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TT, can you send me the pictures? I'll host them online if you want on my personal website, kierf.net.

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Old 08-03-2001, 09:40 AM
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TT: Thanks for the pics.

Also: How did you tie in the boost gauge? Did you plumb into the KLR line right off the box?
Would anyone reccomend tapping into the manifold? As not to disturb the line to the KLR?
Do you find the Air Fuel gauge to be of greater benefit than adding an Oil Pressure gauge? I never totally trusted the factory gauge in my '83 n/a '44

Curious. Thanks.
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Old 08-05-2001, 04:49 AM
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These guys do not make one for a 944 yet, but they say they will custom make it if you do a group buy:
http://www.gaugepods.com/
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Old 08-06-2001, 01:46 AM
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How many needed for group buy? How much each? Turn around time?
Please tell.
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Old 08-06-2001, 09:41 AM
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we are having this same discussion on the general 924/944/951/968 list - I think we can get Ribs to start up another order list... (we almost had them made 6 months ago)

Check the thread on the general list...!
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Old 08-06-2001, 12:26 PM
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I started this thread in both lists. I would like to see about these pods. need more info though. Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2001, 02:29 PM
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hey Renntag - did you see the order tally on the other list?

Any other takers?
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Old 08-09-2001, 03:01 PM
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Keith: No I have not. I will take a look at the tally. thanks.
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Old 10-30-2001, 11:44 PM
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Does anyone know if the gauge pods were produced?

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Old 10-31-2001, 12:29 AM
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Check the main 924/944/968 web board.
A prototype was sent to keith, modifications made, by now Keith should have received the 2nd prototype.
This 2nd prototype should be fine and then they should go into production. Basically all we needa know is who to send the money to...
Ribs and Keith are runnin' the show...
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Old 10-31-2001, 10:59 AM
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Haven't recieved the 2nd shipment yet - but it should be here today...

will post pics on the other baord when I test fit it... (10.31.01)
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