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One of my (very few) complaints about the Renegade was that the cluster did not include a boost indicator.
I searched the market and I wanted to find an aftermarket one, which will be discreet, small, but with clear indications.
I did not want to buy a classic "clock" style gauze as I believe that these gauzes fit better to sports cars etc.
Also, I prefered to get an OBD connected gauze to avoid messing with the engine bay, making drills, passing wires through the dash etc.

I ordered the shadows OBDII indicator which ticked most of the boxes I had in mind.

I shows boost, exhaust temp, air intake temp, water temp and battery voltage. Ofcourse I am mainly concerned about the first three indications.
It can also store the "peak" indications and you can also set it to blink for warning you when you get over a specific figure..

You just plug it in the OBDii and turn on the engine. After the engine is shut off, it shuts down too, so there is no voltage waste from the battery.

I know it's not something spectacular, but it does the job.

I fitted it just behind the steering wheel, but if you have any better suggestions, please let me know. I have not decided 100% yet where to stick it.

One question. I have not gone out to test it properly yet but I think that the normal operation boost is at 0.6 bar (9 psi), and the overboost might be at 1.5 bar (22 psi).
Or is it too much?
Has anyone got any specs confirming the above? I am talking about the 1.4 Turbo petrol engine.

Some short videos:

And some photos:


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According to FCA peak is 21.x psi for the 1.4. Normal operation means nothing, a vehicle with a turbo will go from pulling significant vaccuum to full boost during normal operation.
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