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Old 05-10-2015, 08:29 PM   #31 (permalink)
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They were saying it was collapsing from under hood heat. And that the T was very brittle.
I have the autometer one with the supplied tubing and have had no problems.

I tapped into the vacuum line that goes under the fuel rail. On the y5 it's the Pcv line.

I think it would be very brittle when cold though

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Old 05-10-2015, 10:48 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I have the autometer one with the supplied tubing and have had no problems.

I tapped into the vacuum line that goes under the fuel rail. On the y5 it's the Pcv line.

I think it would be very brittle when cold though
Just got mine today and will be installing it tomorrow. Gets below 0 where I live so we will find out. Haha
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Installed my vac gauge today. Put it in the pcv evap line. Going to get an A-pillar gauge mount in the future.
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I'd tuck that hose where I couldn't see it from the drivers seat and leave it there. The position is perfect and it blocks no essential part of the other gauges from what I can see.

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I'd tuck that hose where I couldn't see it from the drivers seat and leave it there. The position is perfect and it blocks no essential part of the other gauges from what I can see.

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It'll kink the hose if I to that. I don't mind it for the time being.
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It'll kink the hose if I to that. I don't mind it for the time being.
I think you might want something like one of these:
Auto Meter Right Angle Fitting; For Mech Pressure or Vacuum Gauge; Accepts #3 Braided Steel Line UNIVERSAL

This one is for metal line, but perhaps there are plastic "t" style right angle units. Or maybe a modded plastic "t" connector, with one arm of the "t" cut off and plugged well. The right angle start would make a tuck easier.

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Alright, another update guys. New personal best after vac gauge install. 61.8!! Very happy with this. I know it's not a full tank but gas gauge was starting to move earlier than it usually does so I had to fill up and make sure no problems were happening. Was talking to a buddy of mine about this and he said it wasn't a full tank fill up so it doesn't count. What your thoughts about that? I still count it. I don't like to run my car that low on gas because of how old it is. Since its summer it doesn't get driven that much because I've been driving my accord more.

Not really a Eco mod but installed some rain visors on the car. All my cars get these. Love how they look and love being able to have the window open even in a downpour.

Lastly a couple weeks ago my fiancÚ and I replaced her 02 Santa Fe V6 for a 07 Fit sport A/T. I wish it was a 5 speed but she doesn't like driving stick and we got a crazy good deal on it. Been trying to get her to come to the honda side for years haha.
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I know it's not a full tank but gas gauge was starting to move earlier ...
I've noticed a HUGE drop in MPG's if I run a "full tank" on the VX. I'm learning one of the crucial key's to breaking 60 mpg's on the VX is to ONLY run on the upper half of the tank. It has to do with fuel pressure, I believe. Hope this helps! CONGRATS ON BREAKING 60!!! That's awesome!

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