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PLX Gauge Shroud & Flexpod Not Compatible

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by SManZ, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Jul 2, 2010 at 9:50 PM

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

    Sep 15, 2009
    Haymarket, VA
    '10 Supercharged 4x4 Sport 6-spd
    TRD Supercharger, King 2.5" extended travel remote-resi coilovers, OME Dakar leaf packs, King 2.5" extended travel rear shocks, Total Chaos UCAs, MBRP turndown exhaust, TRD intake, TRD Quickshifter, Goodridge SS brake lines, EBC Sport Rotors, Hawk HPS pads, TRD FJ Cruiser Special Edition 16" Anthracite Rims, Spidertrax wheel spacers, 265/75R16 A/T, Autometer oil pressure, oil temp gauges, TRD boost gauge, PLX DM-100 OBD II scanner, flexpod mounts, A-pillar gauge pods
    Just a heads up for you guys - the PLX Gauge Shroud and the Flexpod mount are not compatible with the PLX DM-100 gauges.



    When you try to install this, the lower section will hit the mount point for the gauge cup. I cut this section out.


    This will still not fit - the DM-100 is barely long enough without the visor to reach the set screws in the Flexpod that hold it in place. When you add the visor, it pushes the DM-100 out a bit more and the set screws will not hold it in the gauge cup.

    This is a photo of the hole in the Flexpod for the set screw. You can see the edge of the DM-100 on the right side of the hole. This is with the gauge visor in place. The set screw will not grab onto this.
    This is a shot of where the set screws bite into the DM-100 when it is set into the cup without the visor. Its on the very edge to begin with.

    I bought it off Amazon but hacked it up already so no returning it. ::shrug:: Life goes on, but hopefully this will save someone else $15. If anyone has any suggestions to get this to work I'm all ears!

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