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First off, sorry if this should be in the interior forum or audio/electronics, but this seemed fitting.

I've got an SC cluster that I'd like to swap in my 96, for the 145 speedo, but I'd also like to use the stock boost gauge. I've got a boost gauge connected, but I'd like to use that spot for another gauge (A/F ratio, oil pressure, or aircharge temp). Outside of the stock LX gauges, I've got boost, fuel pressure, trans temp, and water temp.

I'm pretty electrically retarded, so if anyone could give me some pointers on how to wire the stock boost gauge properly, without being a complete hackjob, I would greatly appreciate it.
 

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Ok, thanks. I was assuming it used a pressure transducer. I'm actually surprised they ran a vac line to the cluster. Seems like a transducer under the hood would be an easier repair than a rotted or cracked vac line through the firewall to the cluster!

Being a mechanical gauge makes it so much easier and straightforward.

Now my next question - is the stock boost gauge very accurate (i.e. good response or does it lag at all)?
 

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I have this setup in my 1996 ford thunderbird The gauges are just plug and play. Make sure you have a bulb in the battery idiot light if it does not have one. Run a vacuum line to the cluster. I swaped to a 145 mph spedo in my 96 because I got tired of pegging the 120 one all the time.
 

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That's the reason I'm swapping. Being mechanical and having no transducer makes it a piece of cake. I've already got a vac line running to the boost gauge underneath the radio. I'll just reroute it up to the cluster.

I'll likely run a volt meter and aircharge temp in the a-pillar pod, with trans temp, water temp, and oil pressure in the cluster below the radio.
 
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