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I don't tow, Tranny temp gauge needed?

I have a 3 gauge piller in my 00 F350, the truck has the basic 4" leveling kit and 33" Terra Grapplers. I don't tow at all, do I need a tranny temp gauge? I had one in it and replaced it with a fuel pressure gauge, just so I know if my pump is going. Any help would be appreciated
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if you have an auto i dont see why it would hurt any too have one just to keep an eye on it

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yea, just seeing if I need it because I don't have the room
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I wouldn't own one of these trucks and not have a trans gauge. You could be in my boat right now and running around empty at 200. The gauge will pay for itself the first time you notice something odd in your trans.

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okie dokie, gonna get a 4 gauge pillar pod and put the tranny temp back in.
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+1 on 4 gauge pillar!!!!

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I would want a trans gauge with the 4r100 even if not towing. The Bypass lines are known to fail as well, and it don't care if you're towing or not.

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