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My Custom Fitted VY/VZ Binnacle Gauges

Discussion in 'VY Holden Commodore (2002 - 2004)' started by djhan, May 14, 2006.

  1. djhan

    djhan New Member

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    Hi guys I own a VY-S and I wanted the VZ binnacle gauges fitted into my car, I was going to get the HSV gauges fitted from my local Holden dealer but once I found out it was going to cost more than $600.00 and that I also had to get a custom pod made up as the VZ pod did not suit my car. I decided to give a shot my self, I got the pod made up and then I purchased a volt and bar Drift Ignite gauges. These gauges are more appealing than the HSV ones as they only light up once the car is started. Hope you like the result. :coolpimp:
     
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    jack.mc Nothing witty to say :(

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    very nice, well done. Looks very professional
     
  3. Marks-VY

    Marks-VY I love cars

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    Looks good. I also went for the aftermarket gauges due to price. I was much happier with the result. I currently have the oil pressure and vacuum although I am planning on oil temp and pressure.

    What did it finally cost? If you are handy with making the pods, there would be a market on ebay, undercutting the other brands!!
     
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    davey g-force I'm a sceptic...

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    djhan - Can you post up a better picture of the front of your car please?

    What you've done with the front grille looks interesting...
     
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    Pics of my car

    I shall post some pics of my car in the VY pics section :driving:
     
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    camvyss Doof, Doof, Doof

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    djhan,

    Where did you purchase these gauges from? Due to google being too picky I can't seem to locate a page showing the different types in this series.

    If you have a website from the manufacturer I would love to browse the rest of this range.
     
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    :w00t: Hey camvyss i purchased them from autobarn its the Drift Ignite series. I cant seem to find a website for them, i think they are sold to autobarn from another supplier. I took another picture of my interior.
     
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    That look sweet.

    Just got to get those green led's changed out now.;)
     
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    vy_pete05 Please rate my feedback

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    are those gauges just 2"?? and if so, how much did the gauges alone cost??
     
  10. Lumps of cheese

    Lumps of cheese welcome to the machine

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    I'm also interested in fitting binnacle gauges to my vy berlina, just found some on ebay for $270.00, is that a good price or not??
     
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    Do a search Im shore it has been covered before.
     
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    Lumps of cheese welcome to the machine

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    I've heard that the aftermarket pods and gauges don't stand up to the heat so well as in warped.
    Has anyone heard of this happening?
     

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