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    remove or move turbo gauge

    Is there an easy and/or safe way to either move or remote the turbo gauge? I don't like the spot that it's in and it obscures the temperature gauge. Optionally, could the gauge be easily replaced with a different style ( or shape) of gauge?
    just out of curiosity, how many people actually look or use that turbo gauge? it's interesting to look at it once in a great while, but i could do w/o it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swavek View Post
    Is there an easy and/or safe way to either move or remote the turbo gauge? I don't like the spot that it's in and it obscures the temperature gauge. Optionally, could the gauge be easily replaced with a different style ( or shape) of gauge?
    just out of curiosity, how many people actually look or use that turbo gauge? it's interesting to look at it once in a great while, but i could do w/o it.
    I had the same opinions about mine but after I noticed some loss in power I immediately looked down to see that I wasn't boosting as much as usual...still haven't exactly figured out what is causing it but at least I know what its something to to do with boosting.

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    Let me guess it is mounted on your steering column on the left side over the turn signal lever? Is it the factory model?

    I didnt like the location of mine so i went ahead and got a 2 gage A-Pillar pod. Very easy removal and install (if you are somewhat technically inclined with wiring). Pop a couple panels, run your wires and solder/crimp.

    To me, and as im sure all other suby owners will tell you, having a boost gage is a very useful troubleshooting tool!
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    yep, i guess that is a good point about using the turbo gauge for troubleshooting.
    stock Subaru STI 2005 ~84K miles (2010/06/07)

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