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lossol 11-15-2009 08:26 AM

Vent Boost Gauge (Digital Led Bars & numerics)
 
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I'm working on a digital gauge for the Subaru legacy vent. It is in the prototyping stage and should fit model years 05-09. The majority of the vent functionality is maintained, however the two top vent louvers are removed where the gauge is installed.

There are 2 graphs, one is dedicated to boost visuals. The other, could be vac, also lets you know what history location your looking at (see video).

This thing has boost peak history. You know, when you were too busy driving to catch the peak and hold, now you can just request the history.

Other features:
Max pressure readings in excess of 30 PSI
Vac readings down to 24 in hg.
Programmable alarm
Programmable peak and hold time


I would like to open this up for feature requests and 'design by forum' ideas

UPDATE: The newest design has changed alot from the original idea, thanks to all the input from this forum. Attached is the new pic (second pic). Follow the thread for all the dirty details.

lossol 11-15-2009 08:46 AM

Some questions answered from other thread...http://www.legacygt.com/forums/showt...=73580&page=26

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You should get the PCB painted black so it looks more stealth under direct sunlight.
I agree, right now there are a few changes in the works. The smoked lens will probably be darker in the final product, which should make the leds and pcb much harder to see in direct sunlight. I am also getting quotes for black PCB solder mask which should really do the trick.


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can we expect this before x-mas? I was hoping to add in a nice turbo gauge and this fits the bill. I wish it didn't block the vent like that though.
Probably not, the only thing shipping before then may be some beta units. But those aren't ready yet. Oh and less then half of the vent is blocked, it is still quite functional.

hadvw 11-15-2009 09:20 AM

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Umass94 11-15-2009 04:21 PM

This is very cool. I want one. Subscribe.

tsunami 11-15-2009 04:30 PM

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Silverstar 11-15-2009 04:35 PM

any pics of this installed?

looks cool

KurtP 11-15-2009 04:40 PM

be interested to see the cost....looks good.

GULLABLE0NE 11-15-2009 04:48 PM

and i send the money where? i'm definitely in the market for something like this. guages on the steering column is too crowded for that space, the cubby pod is reserved for my future navi setup, and i'm scared to play with the a-pillar due to airbag housing. keep us posted man

cjlgt06 11-15-2009 05:01 PM

guage
 
yup...im in

KurtP 11-15-2009 05:07 PM

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Originally Posted by GULLABLE0NE (Post 2706724)
and i send the money where? i'm definitely in the market for something like this. guages on the steering column is too crowded for that space, the cubby pod is reserved for my future navi setup, and i'm scared to play with the a-pillar due to airbag housing. keep us posted man

If the air bag is the only thing holding you back from an a-pillar housing, dont hesitate. You wont have any issues with it.

05lgt5spd 11-15-2009 08:02 PM

nice work, looks sharp

STiRA 11-15-2009 08:13 PM

Off-Button?
 
Will there be options to turn off the entire gauge, or just turn off either the leds or the number?

nuked_oasys 11-16-2009 04:58 AM

Total awesomeness. Subscribed.

Malone75 11-16-2009 05:20 AM

That is a really clean setup but i would still like an air vent gauge mount for either a 52mm or 60mm gauge. That would be trick, I have seen them for 04 wrx's but none for our legacies.

rtbrjason 11-16-2009 06:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Malone75 (Post 2707243)
That is a really clean setup but i would still like an air vent gauge mount for either a 52mm or 60mm gauge. That would be trick, I have seen them for 04 wrx's but none for our legacies.

+1..

Interested in estimated cost on this as well.


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