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Old 02-13-2013, 05:50 PM
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What is the besy way to mount a gauge on the hood? Are they sealed for weather, what to look out for?

I was looking at sandwiching the C mount with 2 soft rubber cards on the rear of the hood vents by the windshield. A couple of screw and nut through the vent slot to secure it as a base. Then use a normal gauge cup with a installed mechanical gauge , like vacuum, boost, etc.

How have others done this. Looking for ideas.

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Illumination
What rattle can paint for cups cause rustoleum fusion flaked off?
the autometer procomp water(liquid filled) will be fine out on the hood as they are sealed 100%)
paint, engine paint.. after painting put in oven at 300* for 30 minutes..
when wife isn't home.. lol
prep and a bake will make a ton of difference
illumination, I use l.e.d's less likely to fail
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