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Old 09-22-2014, 06:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Install vacuum gauge on Honda NX650 Dominator 1988.

I want to install vacuum gauge .
I see no space to install.
I can not post pictures.
I can not put links.

I've been looking at different vacuum gauges and are great for space fairing .

Is there a smaller vacuum gauge ?

If I do not find I have to install it on the handlebars.

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Be sure to put a very small restrictor between the intake and the gauge. Otherwise your gauge will fluxuate wildly, being a one cylinder engine.

Most automototive gauges are 2"
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Thank you MetroMPG and VARN

Here you can see the speedometer:




The holes had fairing speakers. the plastic was marred in a few weeks .


I had thought to put the classic vacuum gauge 2 "( 52mm ) , like these :

52mm Calibrador Puntero medidor tabla Mesa vacío Leer de 0-30 in.Hg Vacuum Gauge | eBay

Tim Vacuum Black Dial Face Mechanical Analogue Dash Board 52mm Gauge | eBay

I have also seen these electronic gauges 2.5 " (60mm )

negro cara 2014.01 60mm calibre coche vacío, luz blanca, auto manómetro de vacío, metros del coche, barra 1.0/ap106 en Instrumentos de Motor en AliExpress.com | Alibaba Group

60mm defi avanzada serie cr calibre coche vacuómetro metro de auto negro cara en Instrumentos de Motor en AliExpress.com | Alibaba Group

The problem is that there is no space . They are great to put on the fairing .

I thought to put the vacuum gauge on the handlebars or .

Add a dome to the fairing and put the vacuum gauge on the dome . the dome is like this or another model:


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Consider a vacuum gauge from a brake bleeder, It can be set on top of the side of the tachometer.
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Originally Posted by Varn View Post
Consider a vacuum gauge from a brake bleeder, It can be set on top of the side of the tachometer.
You mean something like this?



Or this?



on top of the lid tachometer numbers four , five and six

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