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Old 04-22-2010, 04:45 PM
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Best Place to get Gauges Installed

Where is the best place to get these installed? I'm looking at purchasing EGT, Transmission Temp, and Boost gauges, but the shop where I get all my work done wants over $300 just for the install. Is that a good price? He seems to think it's a whole day of work. I almost was gonna tackle it, but I just can't handle the wiring.

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In your driveway.
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Dude just do it yourself. Its easy. takes 2 hours. Maybe a hair longer depending on how much beer becomes involved
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I have no experience at all though. No mechanic skills whatsoever! It was hard enough for the dang ZooDad and High Idle! Nor do I have the tools to do it!

And if I had someone to show me how, I could easily take it apart and redo it. But I just can't do it without help.
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Do it your self there is nothing to it, I wired mine to my dimmer switch so they can be dimmed with my interior lights.
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I live an hour from you if you want to drive over one day and we can do them.
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I have no idea where all that stuff is! Honestly, I'm a mechanic super noob
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I live an hour from you if you want to drive over one day and we can do them.
I might have to take you up on that. I forgot that one of my teachers is a big 7.3l guy on the forums. If he can't help me, I'll give you a call! Maybe we could do it on a day of one of Alabama's meet ups. I could just get there early (REALLY early lol) and we could try it.
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i had no clue what I was doing when I did my first set but it really is easy to do. I've done several sets now and I can get it done in about an hour now
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In your driveway.


Haha. That's the first thing I thought too.

Seriously though, just get an Edge Insight. All you have to do is plug it into the OBD II port. You should be able to install it in an hour or less and it'll give you more information than any 3 gauges can.
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