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      08-12-2010, 08:56 PM   #23
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      08-13-2010, 12:27 AM   #24
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do the gauges have to stick out like that? no way the make them flush?
The defi 52mm gauges have the aluminium lip around the face. The back of the casing for actual gauge is 52mm but the lip is about 54mm. They actually come with a black plastic ring that slides over this, but it wouldn't fit and plus I think it looks ricer

I could file the gauge panel openings but I fear I would fuck it up and then have skew gauges!

I actually never noticed it until now. In person it looks perfect, maybe camera angles are causing the issue?

If you look at the instrument cluster, the DCT rev and speedo have a chunky Ali lip so it looks right in that regard
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      08-13-2010, 12:54 AM   #25
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The defi 52mm gauges have the aluminium lip around the face. The back of the casing for actual gauge is 52mm but the lip is about 54mm. They actually come with a black plastic ring that slides over this, but it wouldn't fit and plus I think it looks ricer

I could file the gauge panel openings but I fear I would fuck it up and then have skew gauges!

I actually never noticed it until now. In person it looks perfect, maybe camera angles are causing the issue?

If you look at the instrument cluster, the DCT rev and speedo have a chunky Ali lip so it looks right in that regard
Defi gauges are the best looking ones if you ask me.

you should take some night shots or vid the start up.
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      08-13-2010, 01:15 AM   #26
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Why wasnt this cotm!!?? Amazing job. You have some outstanding goods on this car.

Got any videos of the ESS in action?
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      08-13-2010, 02:13 AM   #27
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Defi gauges are the best looking ones if you ask me.

you should take some night shots or vid the start up.
They definitely are and they are the best functioning gauges to i.t.o. accuracy etc.

Herewith night shots and video links of the start up and shut down

I have not connected the sensors for oil pressure and water temp yet, that's why those flash red. connecting up this weekend

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      08-13-2010, 04:58 PM   #28
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damn man I dont think theres much else you can do those gauges look real good...your car has everything i want lol
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      08-14-2010, 04:02 AM   #29
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Videos of VT2 600 upgrade and defi gauge play back mode

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=419646
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      08-15-2010, 03:54 AM   #30
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Nice mods! Surprised you still find stuff to do to your M3
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      08-15-2010, 04:56 AM   #31
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Nice mods! Surprised you still find stuff to do to your M3
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      08-15-2010, 10:15 AM   #32
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Gauges look great !!
Do they make EGT guage ?
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      08-15-2010, 11:28 AM   #33
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NICE Bob! i was talking with EAS about Defi gauges a few shows ago but i just don't have enough to splurge on those yet... congrats though! they look great!


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Gauges look great !!
Do they make EGT guage ?
yeah they make EGT gauges... my friend has one in his Evo
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Looks sweet. Now if they could move the steering wheel, gauges and pedals to the other side, I could drive it
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      08-15-2010, 01:59 PM   #35
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NICE Bob! i was talking with EAS about Defi gauges a few shows ago but i just don't have enough to splurge on those yet... congrats though! they look great!
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Here's the link of the sells I bought from on eBay. Really good pricing and service. If you bought three gauges and control unit I'm sue you could get all for around $700

http://iphone.ebay.com/Pages/ViewIte...e%20cr&emvcc=0
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very tasteful and super hot! love it!
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quick question for your gauges what did you tap for power?
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      11-04-2010, 02:53 PM   #38
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Wow wow wow! Very nice upgrades. Borat, you did it again man.

How's the VT2 600 upgrade? Any vids?

Car is still looking good as ever.
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      11-04-2010, 03:44 PM   #39
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I'd give my right arm for those seats!!! All well done...
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I'd give my right arm for those seats!!! All well done...
How would you shift?
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      11-05-2010, 09:39 AM   #42
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looks great, loving the mocka steering wheel are thoose chairs bmw original?
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      11-05-2010, 10:00 AM   #43
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where did you get your steering wheel wrapped?
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where did you get your steering wheel wrapped?
That's OEM GTS
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