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Anyone installed a boost gauge? I haven't found any good after market options for one.

I know the target audience of the CRV probably isn't looking for a boost gauge but I've never owned a turbo charged car that didn't have one. I'd like to be able to keep an eye on boos pressure and vacuum.
 

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Anyone installed a boost gauge? I haven't found any good after market options for one.

I know the target audience of the CRV probably isn't looking for a boost gauge but I've never owned a turbo charged car that didn't have one. I'd like to be able to keep an eye on boos pressure and vacuum.
I have owned two Turbo cars prior to this one, one in 1983-86 and 86-88. Until your post, I didn't even think of having a boost gauge. I just don't know where you would put it in this car, maybe an A pillar gauge cluster?
 

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I have owned two Turbo cars prior to this one, one in 1983-86 and 86-88. Until your post, I didn't even think of having a boost gauge. I just don't know where you would put it in this car, maybe an A pillar gauge cluster?
You'd definitely need a gauge pod of some sort. On most other platforms there are solutions for A pillar pods (though these are rare now due to airbags) or vent pods. In a perfect world you'd be able to display it in the instrument cluster, since the ECU knows what the boost/vac is. I'm thinking I'm probably out of luck, though.
 

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Anyone installed a boost gauge? I haven't found any good after market options for one.

I know the target audience of the CRV probably isn't looking for a boost gauge but I've never owned a turbo charged car that didn't have one. I'd like to be able to keep an eye on boos pressure and vacuum.
The ScanGauge II will display digitally both vacuum and boost. The ScanGauge II is a simple plug-n-play unit.....it plugs into the OBDII port under the dash. Negative numbers represent vacuum and positive numbers represent boost. So far I've seen +7 on the boost side with moderate throttle input. At idle it sits at about -11.

The ScanGauge will display much more than just boost.
 
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