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Boost gauge

Post by blackone » Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:50 am

So i recently bought a boost gauge and its a glow shift boost gauge bt does anyone know were to wire it up ?

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by polskamafia mjl » Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:12 pm

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by blackone » Tue Apr 12, 2016 11:56 pm

The glowshift boost gauge comes with 4 wires
Yellow
Red
Black
Orange

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by Sommerfeldt » Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:27 am

Here ya go. ;)

http://www.glowshift.com/instructions/7 ... -Gauge.pdf

The orange is optional, so I think polskamafia's link is pretty applicable in your case. :)

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by blackone » Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:27 am

ok cool would all the wires be in the same place i have an s70

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by mecheng » Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:15 am

blackone wrote:ok cool would all the wires be in the same place i have an s70

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Re: Boost gauge

Post by blackone » Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

are the orange and yellow wire optional?
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Re: Boost gauge

Post by rspi » Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:52 pm

I just installed one of those, the included instructions were great. If you don't install all the wires you will not have proper function of the lighting.

You really need an ohm meter to test the wires you are connecting to. My video shows those wires behind the dash and main light switch but it is on a daily video with the past 60 days.
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Re: Boost gauge

Post by rspi » Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:53 pm

'95 855 T-5R M, Panther - 22/28 mpg
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