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ambient temp is so functional and nearly the same sweep, so it stays!
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04-04-2011 10:21 PM
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Very sharp. Beer Cheer
04-04-2011 10:30 PM
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thanks!! finally something there that looks like it 'belongs' and all relatively one style. those inconsistencies in the 200 series gauges' sweep and style and calibration have always bothered me.

everything works perfectly; except for oil pressure reading (i need an extension cable for the sensor so it is wired up but sensor not installed yet). i have not set up the nighttime illumination yet either, you can set these to any color so i might try the red here (like i did with the 780). i will also wire up the data outputs on those to a easily accessible strip in the glove box for logging and more tuning fun via UTCIS-PT!!!

and the analog styled wbo2 is wayyy easier to glance over and read while underway.
04-04-2011 10:51 PM
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Agreed, I prefer analog to digital as well.

Is that an 'engine running' shot...?
04-04-2011 11:10 PM
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(04-04-2011 11:10 PM)Shifted Wrote:  Agreed, I prefer analog to digital as well.

Is that an 'engine running' shot...?
not sure if serious... you's trollin me thurr raught?

let me get them all set up and purty for the night time shot.
04-05-2011 12:04 PM
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(04-04-2011 11:10 PM)Shifted Wrote:  Agreed, I prefer analog to digital as well.

Is that an 'engine running' shot...?

Given the vacuum showing on the boost gauge, that's what I was thinking.

Lookin good, those holes were meant for filling!
04-05-2011 01:09 PM
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(04-05-2011 01:09 PM)Orie Wrote:  
(04-04-2011 11:10 PM)Shifted Wrote:  Agreed, I prefer analog to digital as well.

Is that an 'engine running' shot...?

Given the vacuum showing on the boost gauge, that's what I was thinking.

That exactly, why is it pulling...?

Inquiring minds want to know.
04-05-2011 07:16 PM
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when i said 'everything is working perfectly' i'd hope would have more regard for my work than that...

so anyway these run off high resolution servos, they properly zero themselves each time they are turned on but not necessarily when they are shut off...
04-05-2011 08:05 PM
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Well that explains it then, never doubted the quality of your install. Smile

High resolution servos, now I see how they work...

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04-05-2011 08:18 PM
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What shifted said, that explains everything.
04-05-2011 08:41 PM
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Very cool, I love that they're such a functional improvement but so understated visually. How much did it run you for the set of them?
04-05-2011 08:44 PM
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(04-05-2011 08:44 PM)M5Tucker Wrote:  Very cool, I love that they're such a functional improvement but so understated visually. How much did it run you for the set of them?

srsly! even the red blinking warning/status LED's are innocuous and low key, small enough and blink slowly with low dwell so as not to be annoying.

cost? Facepalm more than some people here spend on their entire car... Facepalm but am i happy with the results? yes. to me, was it worth it? yes.

ok here is the deal with the reading on the boost/vac gauge. when switched off, the other 3 gauges return to zero, the boost gauge does not. when switched on, they all self cal and zero, then read out as applicable. so i am not sure if the one gauge is defective or not, otherwise working perfectly.

what size is the oil gallery plug on the front of the block there next to the water pump? looks like the oil pressure sender would work good there and won't bother the stock wiring or idiot light function.
04-07-2011 08:38 AM
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1/4in npt i want to say

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04-07-2011 11:19 AM
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:in my attempt to change the illumination color to red i have knocked the dash lighting out cold. Facepalm pirate
04-11-2011 11:25 AM
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oops you must have a bad connection or something somewhere or a dead fuse. IIRC volvo ran the lighting in series like the lazy engineers they were Tongue

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bottom 3 fuses = cold! hmmm.
because they are switched by the headlight switch. you would think the wires would hit the fuse box first then the switch, but no.
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04-19-2011 01:50 PM
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unhappy cluster is unhappy

the led bulb creates a direct short condition in the socket because the little wire wraps around both sides of the base! crap, the tach dives when i turn on the lighting. dissect, reattempt.
so now with the lights off the LED clusters glow green and the tach half operates, it looks like the ground is blown out of it somehow
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(04-11-2011 11:25 AM)Coupe' de Tat Wrote:  :in my attempt to change the illumination color to red i have knocked the dash lighting out cold. Facepalm pirate

so, in my attempt to repair the dash lighting i botched during a light bulb color change, i have fouled the instrument cluster. sweet. variety is the spice of life and today is another day.

parts list
long stemmed rheo
81-85 turbo cluster, decent looking
speedometer cable

in the background i am still stocking up for:
brakes including rotors and calipers
steering rack
suspension bushings, full set
AT kickdown cable
and a new set of sheep skins.

smoq test next week. Rolleyes Ninja
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Damn i tossed a good power stearing rack from a 240 about 1.5 months ago

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spare cluster and rheo on the way, thanks red. if you need 200 series anything ASK REDWOOD CHAIR. especially if you want him to load your 245 with fresh made redwood chairs, he is REAL good at that.
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Damn that looks nice!

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Excellent work Coupe', you have persevered and triumphed, as expected.

Looks great. Big Grin
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thank you
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Should have been that way from stock, always liked the full dial analogue gauges.

Thumps up!

- Enough boost is a fine balance between fun and flying parts
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