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Edge Insight or Mechanical Gauges???

Alright guys, Ive been wanting to view my parameter here lately and cant do so because im not using the Spartan or SCT tuning, so i dont have a screen... Sooooo, which way would be the most efficient price wise and functional? Also, who would have the best price on either one...?

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The Edge Insight is definitely going to take up less room, and it is going to read more than just 3 parameters. Mechanical gauges definitely have much more of a cool factor in my opinion.

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I have the Insight and I am very happy with it. With the mounting pod and adjustable backlight, it looks factory.

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I used to run the insight and I really liked it.....as stated above it can be made to look factory........even the color

I switched to the DD bc I wanted a change and I am started to like it better now
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i like the mechanical cause they are more accurate and reliable but my dash daq isnt far off and i cant do more with the dash daq. so if you want to read more parameters i would say insight if you want accuracy i would say mechanical.

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The Edge Insight is definitely going to take up less room, and it is going to read more than just 3 parameters. Mechanical gauges definitely have much more of a cool factor in my opinion.
I agree, I've always liked mechanical gauges on the
A-pillar!!!

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I have the Insight and I am very happy with it. With the mounting pod and adjustable backlight, it looks factory.
Where did you get it about how much? Is it just plug and go, or are there lines to hook up.



Which do ya'll think would be the easiest to install? Ive heard the insight reads off easy to use plug-in sensors. On the mechanical you have to hook up psi lines and drill a hole for pyro.

As far as I can tell, the Insight new is around $300 and a set of Autometer gauges, trans, EGT and boost; A-pillar and wiring is around $300-$400.

I would preferably have Mechanical gauges, so if someone has a setup that will work for my 08' let me know!

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Might also look at the Bullydog Watchdog for a monitor, personally I like the looks of them better than the Edge Insight. Nice little color screen.

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the insight is going to be the FAR easier install.....just plug it it, hide wires, and decide/set your parameters

you should be able to pick one up around 280
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