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      08-12-2010, 08:22 AM   #1
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Defi gauges/Macht Schnell Guage Panel/AIB's/Carbon Trim Wrap

Got these new goodies installed last night:

1. Defi Advance CR Boost, Oil pressure and Water Temp gauges 52mm
2. Defi Control Unit
3. Macht Schnell Gauge panel, covered in leather by IND
4. Matt Carbon wrap trim film
5. VT2 600 upgrade (88mm pulley and new software flash)
6. AIB's

The Defi gauges are top quality and very accurate.

The control unit allows you to install this behind the glove compartment and then have all sensor inputs connecting to it. Then only one wire connects to the first gauge, and short wires then connect the other gauges in series.

You can record the date and then play back the 3 minute recording and the gauge replays the memory of the data.

They are aluminum and match the OEM instruments perfectly. They also illuminate White with a red ring around the gauge.

AIBs installed and look really cool

The Matt carbon fabric wrap was done in about an hour and looks 100% like OEM, a must
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      08-12-2010, 08:56 AM   #2
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Added to an already awesome car! Sick!
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      08-12-2010, 08:57 AM   #3
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Very nice! You never stop modding
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      08-12-2010, 09:17 AM   #4
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Very cool. Where did you buy your carbon wrap film?
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      08-12-2010, 10:25 AM   #5
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Those seats are beautiful
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      08-12-2010, 10:42 AM   #6
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hey man, trust that you're well.

everything compliments each other so damn well, your entire car really is something else. nice work!
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      08-12-2010, 10:44 AM   #7
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very sick setup. have any pics of the guages at night? Be interested to see them.
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      08-12-2010, 11:45 AM   #8
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nice..
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      08-12-2010, 12:00 PM   #9
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      08-12-2010, 12:17 PM   #10
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Nice set up. Everything appears to be well thought out and tastefully excecuted.
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      08-12-2010, 12:20 PM   #11
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took him only an hr to do the trims.. dang
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      08-12-2010, 12:45 PM   #12
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Looks great, Im thinking to get some Guages as well.
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      08-12-2010, 12:53 PM   #13
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Very nice. Now put that steering wheel back on the other side where it belongs.


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      08-12-2010, 01:01 PM   #14
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      08-12-2010, 01:36 PM   #15
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Added to an already awesome car! Sick!
Thanks bud!

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Very nice! You never stop modding
I have just caught up your Atlantis car
Considering I have used you all the way, you should feature it as one of your project cars!!
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Very cool. Where did you buy your carbon wrap film?
Jesal hooked me up, Nate facilitated in my weekly USPS drop box LOL
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Those seats are beautiful
I love them, so comfortable!!

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hey man, trust that you're well.

everything compliments each other so damn well, your entire car really is something else. nice work!
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very sick setup. have any pics of the guages at night? Be interested to see them.
One of those shots are inside the garage, and you can see the illumination
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Nice set up. Everything appears to be well thought out and tastefully excecuted.
Thanks
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took him only an hr to do the trims.. dang
Actually pretty easy. The film is a cloth backing so it goes on very easily. I didn't mess up one panel. Got about half left over what we thought would be necessary.

Probably dangerous as I will be tempted to stick it somewhere else
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Looks great, Im thinking to get some Guages as well.
go Defi. They are the best IMO and I researched like crazy for about three months. In fact I revived tighties thread on boost gauges 3 months ago.

Defi costs about 250 each plus control unit 250 so all in all $1350 with cladded gauge panel.

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Very nice. Now put that steering wheel back on the other side where it belongs.
Look carefully puncture is just reversed

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Thanks Josh. You to man! When you posting some more media on your bad boy?
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Love the gauges, the leather wrap is a nice touch.
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love the interior, especially those seats.
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      08-12-2010, 02:27 PM   #18
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      08-12-2010, 03:16 PM   #19
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Thanks Josh. You to man! When you posting some more media on your bad boy?
I will soon, I'm waiting on some more goodies from my body shop and from Tom@EAS. Then a proper shoot with details will be posted.
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      08-12-2010, 03:59 PM   #20
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Glad you liking the trim wrap!

Whole car is simply amazing!
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      08-12-2010, 08:23 PM   #21
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car looks really good
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      08-12-2010, 08:44 PM   #22
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do the gauges have to stick out like that? no way the make them flush?
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