Boost guage installation
Hey guys, new guy again. got a few questions about boost gauge installation.
im in a 03 GTI 1.8t and im currently working on installing an A-pillar boost gauge. Im still relativly new to working on my VW and since it is only a month old i dont want to mess anything up, but i would really like to do this with my own hands.
i've managed to get the A pillar off in order to fit the pod and gauge but now im looking to do the wiring and tube installation.
by looking at some pics and doing some research I think that I have found a way through my firewall buy following the hood release cable through the gromet. but now im trying to figure out which tube is the vacuum tube (hoping that is the proper tube i should use for my boost gauge) I've read that it is a metal braided tube and i believe that I found the right one but i want to be 100% certain before i cut it. Is there only one of these tubes in the engine that is wire braided or are the multibple. also, where should it be located?
Next question, where should i connect the wire for lighting? I want it to work with my light switch instead of running it on all the time. is there a particular location for this or should i attach it to a fuse?
I went to my dealer ship and they didnt have a bentley shop manuel for my year model or engine (AWP) so i thought i would ask you guys.
Gauge and pod kit were purchased from 42nd designs and i purchased the A-pillar single pod with gauge.