Boost gauge install
t44tqtro at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 16:37:36 EST 2007
Yes, except that in the US, E36 3 series is '92 to '98, exc. there were '99
It's not an exact fit- you have to measure about 12 times and cut once. It's
a straight cut. Once done right, it fits decently and won't look bad.
You'll need trim screws to secure the pod due to the kludged fit, though.
On 2/4/07, Eric Huppert <dragracer at netstep.net> wrote:
> Thanks for the info, exactly the kind of answer I was looking for!
> So just to make sure... E36 = 91-99 3 series?
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* Taka Mizutani [mailto:t44tqtro at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Sunday, February 04, 2007 11:21 AM
> *To:* DGraber460 at aol.com
> *Cc:* kisselll at gmail.com; dragracer at netstep.net; 200q20v at audifans.com;
> quattro at audifans.com
> *Subject:* Re: Boost gauge install
> Definitely not going to work on a type 44- BTDT.
> Your best bet is to find a pod for an E36 BMW- it's pretty close in
> profile, with a heat
> gun and some careful trimming to better match the contour, you could get
> it to fit fairly well.
> On 2/3/07, DGraber460 at aol.com <DGraber460 at aol.com> wrote:
> > In a message dated 2/3/2007 1:11:23 P.M. Mountain Standard Time,
> > kisselll at gmail.com writes:
> > > 2. Anyone have a brand/model # of a pod that fit the pillar somewhat
> > > reasonably? Flaps has some generic ones, but looks like the gauge
> > face
> > > angle
> > > won't be right. Could use the gauge cup but would like it to be a
> > little
> > > more subtle. (Yep, no bling!)
> > >
> > Doesn't Autometer offer a pillar pod for the URS4? Has anyone tried
> > that in
> > a Type 44?
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