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post #1 of 41 Old 08-06-2009, 04:07 AM Thread Starter
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not impressed w/ autometer

ok, so i finally ditched the glowshift gauges and started fresh. i bought a brand new quad pod and 4 BRAND NEW autometer ultralites. boost, trans temp, egt and fuel pressure. first off, they are no where near as bright as the glow shifts were and not just a little bit, i can barely see what they say at night. this morning on the way to work it was just cool enough to roll down the window so i did and not 1 minute goes by and the trans gauge is completely fogged up....on the inside! i thought i was upgrading? as far as functionality goes they work great but the brightness and fogging up is just completely unacceptable. any thoughts?

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sorry to hear about that. those bulb covers that they come with do hinder the light, as far as the one gauge fogging up that is just weird. I've never had one fog up on me even with all this Houston humidity.

I know it is an "extra" expense but the led upgrades are supposedly well worth it.

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i had those on my 01. What i did was went to superbrightleds.com or net not real sure and got some led lights for them. I thought it helped a bunch,prolly cost me 10 or 20 bucks to do. Hows the gauges compared to glowshift?

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well ive had them lees than 24 hours so thus far im kinda pissed. they do look good and i assume they are m ore accurate than the glowshift. so that site has dirrect replacement leds for these gauges?

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well you have to pull the gauges out. They is a bulb that goes into the back of them. I believe its a 194. So what i did was went to the website and ordered a few kinds of 194 leds to see which one i like the best and than ordered 2 more of the ones i chose

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where did you get them from? They shouldn't be fogging like that.

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get some ISSPROs. i havnet seen mine fog at all

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i just dropped a ton of money, im not swapping gauges again, autometer will fix it. i got them from an ebay dealer. awesome guy to work with so far.

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yes, they should take care of you, if they are real dim and fogging, make 100% sure that the bulb didn't pop out the back, sometimes if it doesn't click in just right, when you install them it will pop right out.

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