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post #1 of 11 Old 08-31-2007, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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what gauges to go with?

So who has a good deal on gauges and pillar pods? Does anyone run the half pillar pods? I only need a pyro and a boost gauge, as i have a manual trans. Also what gauges seem to be the best? I have always run auto meter in everything, but i know they aren't the only ones that are good for the money.

I appreciate the help, but as you can tell I am a little apprehensive about not getting the whole thing or not the right set.

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check with the vendors Autometer or Issopro (spelling). As with anything else cheaper isn't always better

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Call the vendors. I'm partial to the Isspro gauges. They have a stock look to 'em.

Also...Diesel Manor has some REALLY good prices on gauges.


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Not intending to highjack the thread, but I would like to know if an autometer gauge reading up to 20 psi will be enough...

I have one alredy but not sure at all if it wil work my rig is fully stock right now but im saving for my 4 banks chip and downpipe, and don't want to install this one and have to sell it later to buy some with higher boost reading..

PD forgot to say, is a 96er 2wd auto...
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No probobly not minimum I would get is a 30 psi

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i have autometer and have been real happy with them.
as for the boost guage, i'd say 20 lbs is too low, mine goes to 35 and i can just about max it out.



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I have the autometer sport comp pyro and boost 35psi.... i like them went with a full pillar as well..

I bought mine from one of our vendors Discount power parts

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Well I gues I'll have to sell mine to a civic dude :p
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I run the Autometer Z series on a half pod (boost and pyro) and really like the way they match with the rest of the cluster, looking back though I think I would rather get the full pillar and paint it to match, the half pod held on with 4 push pins just looks cheap even though it is well made.

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