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      02-08-2014, 04:41 PM   #1
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Anyone else use or like? So far seems pretty accurate
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      02-08-2014, 05:05 PM   #2
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How did you attach it?
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      02-08-2014, 05:15 PM   #3
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How does this compare to the PIII gauge?
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Nice but personally I prefer Turner's P3 vent gauge: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-p3-vent-gauge.aspx

It's a little pricey and the install is difficult enough that I'd take it to a shop so that they can deal w/any problems that arise (particularly in attaching the vacuum line to the charge pipe for the boost gauge) and "fix" any plastic trim pieces that might break along the way. It's not essential to me but I'm still thinking about buying it just for the "bling" factor as well as for the info it can provide.

Would probably buy it pre-installed in a vent, which would cost more, but would make it easier to install and remove/sell later. In the meantime, I can use my Cobb V3 if I really need to read/monitor any gauges.
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Nice but personally I prefer Turner's P3 vent gauge: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-p3-vent-gauge.aspx

It's a little pricey and the install is difficult enough that I'd take it to a shop so that they can deal w/any problems that arise (particularly in attaching the vacuum line to the charge pipe for the boost gauge) and "fix" any plastic trim pieces that might break along the way. It's not essential to me but I'm still thinking about buying it just for the "bling" factor as well as for the info it can provide.

Would probably buy it pre-installed in a vent, which would cost more, but would make it easier to install and remove/sell later. In the meantime, I can use my Cobb V3 if I really need to read/monitor any gauges.
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It matches the interior lighting displays too!
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It plugs into obd2 port only 70 bucks
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Like it

I like it.

Where did you get it?
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Just google ultra gauge
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      02-09-2014, 08:28 PM   #9
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If it's accurate I'd be wondering about the vacuum your boost is creating. I don't know, is that normal?
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I have one and never ever use it. Do you unplug it every time you get out of the car? I don't know how to set it to turn off when the car is off
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Looks it was attached using the small mounting bracket that comes with it and Velcro.
The Turner and other vent gauges are very nice but the UltraGauge is $60 while the vent gauges are north of $400. <cough> That is more than small price difference. I can get a VRSF FMIC and the Ultra Gauge for almost the same amount of money as the vent gauge!

The gauge turns on and off with the ignition for most cars. $60!
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Reviving an old thread. After some research and decision making about what boost gauge to get, I decided on this.

Now $69 this gauge can fit cleanly about anywhere and has plenty of different gauges. A whole day of testing and everything seems to be pretty accurate using alongside the jb4.

In my opinion this is way better than the p3 gauges for price and features. If you wanted, you could custom fit it into a vent for a flush look. The only drawback from this is because it's reading from the obd2 it doesn't have a quick refresh rate compared to a real time mechanical gauge.
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Reviving an old thread. After some research and decision making about what boost gauge to get, I decided on this.

Now $69 this gauge can fit cleanly about anywhere and has plenty of different gauges. A whole day of testing and everything seems to be pretty accurate using alongside the jb4.

In my opinion this is way better than the p3 gauges for price and features. If you wanted, you could custom fit it into a vent for a flush look. The only drawback from this is because it's reading from the obd2 it doesn't have a quick refresh rate compared to a real time mechanical gauge.
Can we get a confirmation that the boost/vacuum readout is accurate? Definitely give some feedback when you get it installed. I'm curious on the refresh speed this has, the OBD can provide data pretty quick, but the device itself obviously plays a big role in that.
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Can we get a confirmation that the boost/vacuum readout is accurate? Definitely give some feedback when you get it installed. I'm curious on the refresh speed this has, the OBD can provide data pretty quick, but the device itself obviously plays a big role in that.
Yes the obd can provide data fairly quickly however you need to understand that there are multiple sensors and computers collecting data from the same location at the same time. Older models pre can have less bandwidth and tend to lag with a higher refresh rate. Those with new models ie 09+ with can have a higher bandwidth and can handle the quicker refresh rate. You can get more info on the ultra gauge site about their refresh rate.

As I do not want to crash and die or endanger others it's hard to look at my jb4 gauges on my tablet and the ultra gauges at the same time to verify the numbers. But based on spirited driving and WOT, the numbers are pretty accurate based on your map sensor. The ultra Guage maxes out at 22psi so if you have an upgraded map sensor then we'll the readings will be off.
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