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Installing additional gauges (for example oil press/temp)

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Re: Additional digital gauges install (E21-E24-E30)

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but there IS display....
couldn't be electronics puted asside and just connected to display?


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Re: Additional digital gauges install (E21-E24-E30)

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Everything is possible if you set your mind to it.
But ... the clock display is most likely not compatible with my electronics design. I could remove the entire clock with its electronics and replace it with something new that has different functions. Personally I don't like display's with several functions. Already put 3 functions on one display in a E30. It always shows the value you don't want to see. :stupidme
So don't count on me to set my mind to it.

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Ok
I am ordering
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Re: Additional digital gauges install (E21-E24-E30)

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Fully agree Peter, to integrate in the rev counter you have to practically redesign not just the clock but also all rev counter electronics. And all you end up is with a switchable toy. A few dials that give you the important values at a glance sounds more useful and mean a lot less work. Matter of taste and preferences I guess...
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Topics merged
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Re: Installing additional gauges (for example oil press/temp

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:thumbsup

And I just yesterday officially completed my order, as, due to Greek capital controls issue, I couldn't send money to Peter all this time.
Finally asked a friend abroad who did it for me.
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You are going to be one happy man... a little more patience!
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I ordered earlier also a set. My very big compliments on the quality and superb contact!
Understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of the car and oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car. Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall. Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

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I am only afraid it might be dangerous...driving and looking at the displays instead of the road in front lol
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Agree as these values are fun and useful to monitor... I had my navigator read me the values haha

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Re: Installing additional gauges (for example oil press/temp)

Post by ronaldo »

Heeft iemand toevallig nog de niet meer zichtbare afbeeldingen van pagina 1.
Ik wil toch nog een keer mijn vdo meters een keer gaan aansluiten en ben het een beetje kwijt hoe ik het 20 jaar geleden gedaan heb.

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