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Which four gauges?

Im about to buy a four guage pillar and want to know which guages to get. Im for sure gonna get the ect and eot guages just not sure about the other two. some people say fuel pressure is important and others say boost or egt. Thanks for any advice.
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Add a trans gauge if you tow heavy. Is this for a stock truck or modded truck. IMO, you can never have enough gauges.

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Its all stock as of now. Not gonna be doing any heavy towing. Gonna do the big three after guages.
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Well if you were to buy 6 of those gauges, "A" pillar pod, and matching paint, along with the time to install them, you could just get a Edge CS to monitor all them except the fuel psi (soon available) and read DTC's plus many more parameters like FICM volts, VGT duty cycle, ect.

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Save your money and get as ScangaugeII and get all the alarming numbers that will break your truck before any OBDII codes will.

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+1 for the CS/CTS

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Save your money and get as ScangaugeII and get all the alarming numbers that will break your truck before any OBDII codes will.
Scangauge don't read EGT.

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On the CTS, where it asks about EGT Probe 98601, what's the dif. between "expandable and non-expandable?

Edge Inisight CTS

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Expandable you will be able to "daisy-chain" other attachments like a fuel pressure gauge, turbo timer etc. Non-expandable only allows the use of one attachment.

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So what would I need to display EGT's, Trans Temp, & Boost

Also is there a cheaper back-up camera that is compatible, Edge cam is $249 ouch.

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