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I just ordered a defi link system and I wanted to know where people have placed the control unit.

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I first had mine in the glove compartment (w/ a drilled hole out of sight), but after using it, i figured that I really don't need easy access to it. So, I mounted a piece of the soft velcro to the back of the glove box (relatively flat), and the "hard" velcro to the back of the unit. This way, I can tuck it out of sight when I want to, or I can attach it to the carpet on the passenger footwell if I need to have access to it (tuning a mbc for example)
 

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Thanks rotinom.

That doesn't sound like a bad idea. I was also thinking about having it velcroed to the bottom of the steering column at the knees. Seems like it will be out of the way and accessible if needed.

How often do you use it?
 

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Umm, hardly ever. Once I got it adjusted, I'ts tucked away. Then again, I only have a boost gauge hooked-up (for right now) so the 40-second logging isn't really all that useful...
 

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I mounted mine in the center armrest. I have the factory armrest extention and the control unit is mounted in the lower compartment with 2 sided tape. It took a long time to route the wires and extend those wires that needed it, but it was worth it for a nice clean and out of sight installation.

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Alex,

Regarding the length of the lines...do you lose accuracy the longer the lines are?

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The only lines that I had to extend were the 4 wires that supply power, acc, ground, and illum to the control unit. They are tapped to the clock wires. All the other wires were long enough to reach.

I have the gauges mounted in a Autometer a-pillar pod, the wires from the gauges to the control unit were "just" long enough to reach. I have about 1 inch of slack, and getting the plug into the back of the control unit while it was inside the lower part of the armrest was a bit of a pain. I tested the operation before I put it all in the armrest and I really dont plan on taking it out for any reason soon, so I am happy with it.

If you were to put your gauges in the clock location you would have to extend the 4 wires but everything else would fit just fine and you would have plenty of slack.

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Pitchers please

Xander1281 said:
The only lines that I had to extend were the 4 wires that supply power, acc, ground, and illum to the control unit. They are tapped to the clock wires. All the other wires were long enough to reach.

I have the gauges mounted in a Autometer a-pillar pod, the wires from the gauges to the control unit were "just" long enough to reach. I have about 1 inch of slack, and getting the plug into the back of the control unit while it was inside the lower part of the armrest was a bit of a pain. I tested the operation before I put it all in the armrest and I really dont plan on taking it out for any reason soon, so I am happy with it.
-Alex
Alex, if you have pictures please post

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Since I don't own a digital camera, I borrowed one from a co-worker. It's a POS $150 camera so the pictures are not that great but they show what they need to show.
 

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thanks for the pics...quality work
 

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Could someone assist me in the installation of the control unit.

I do not know where any wires are to make this installation as easy as possible.
I did this install on my civic prior to my 04 SubeWRX, so please all you guys witht eh defi control unit, assist me with info..
PICS would be the best bet.

Thanx

Drift on!
 
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