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ive done a lot of reading on this form and ive never seen this approached so im going to.for those guys using tuners on your trucks,these tuners monitor the stock pyros in the manifold and for you spartan guys the ones in the dpf/doc;so is there a need to add another pyro gauge on the a-pillar?i would think you could use that spot for something else.i know the h&s monitors the ones from the manifold and i think there is one after the turbo it monitors also (not sure on that one).so why tap your manifold for another one?instead you could have something like a diff or transfer temp gauge.just putting it out there to get some opinions,let me know what you think.

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its not needed but i have all three A pillar gauges and my dash daq. my A pillar pyro reads between 50-100 degrees higher than my dash daq gauge. i have it just so i can watch it when im not using the das daq

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2" leveling kit w/ 35" Mud Grapplers on 20" Jesse James Widow wheels.
Spartan tuned with the 310 tune
4" Flo Pro DP back exhaust w/6" tip
Ceramic coated DP
AFE stage 2 Intake
Autometer cobalt gauges pyro, boost, trans.
Pro Comp traction bars
WOP Egr delete
Dirty Diesel CAC pipe.
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which one is more accurate?im just thinking maybe i can put a different gauge there that the tuner doesnt monitor ya know?but what would i put there?transfer case temp,rear diff,flux capacitor meter?

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personally i think the mechanicals are more reliable/accurate. but i have compared the three i have to my dash daq and the dash daq is just as accurate.

2008 F-350 cc, short bed, Dark pearl blue
2" leveling kit w/ 35" Mud Grapplers on 20" Jesse James Widow wheels.
Spartan tuned with the 310 tune
4" Flo Pro DP back exhaust w/6" tip
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AFE stage 2 Intake
Autometer cobalt gauges pyro, boost, trans.
Pro Comp traction bars
WOP Egr delete
Dirty Diesel CAC pipe.
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which one is more accurate?im just thinking maybe i can put a different gauge there that the tuner doesnt monitor ya know?but what would i put there?transfer case temp,rear diff,flux capacitor meter?
I vote flux capacitor meter. Anything under 1.21 jiggawatts and you're going to have problems. It's well documented.

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I can't imagine we'd be welcome at hooters very long if there was a bunch of half drunk guys in the back sitting around whistling and humming trying to make the perfect 7.3 turbo noise...
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thats what i was thinking chris

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Its the least I could do, Patty

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at least you contributed in some small way.lmao

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ive done a lot of reading on this form and ive never seen this approached so im going to.for those guys using tuners on your trucks,these tuners monitor the stock pyros in the manifold and for you spartan guys the ones in the dpf/doc;so is there a need to add another pyro gauge on the a-pillar?i would think you could use that spot for something else.i know the h&s monitors the ones from the manifold and i think there is one after the turbo it monitors also (not sure on that one).so why tap your manifold for another one?instead you could have something like a diff or transfer temp gauge.just putting it out there to get some opinions,let me know what you think.
I have an H&S mini, the unit has various items it monitors thru the OB port. I have mine set to monitor things that do not show up on the stock instrument panel:
Exahust temp
Percent Throttle ( I use this one to try to keep the mileage up)
Voltage ( Battery)
Inlet Air temp.... I would like to see Oil Pressure in this place)

cheers

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