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Old 04-12-2012, 06:51 PM
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Adding Glowshift gauges.. which to choose

Ok i am going to add some gauges to my truck. I will be adding the Glowshift gauges and the Gauge Pod that mounts to the driver side door frame. I am not sure if it is worth me getting a set of 3 or set of 4. Here is what i have

i have a 2002 F250 7.3l 2WD and about to install a 6" lift with 35" tires. I do not really do a lot of towing or hauling. only a 17.5" ski boat. The reason i am installing gauges is because i will be adding one of the Tunes sets. Whether its the Phoenix 6 position chip or something else not sure yet. but wanted to add the gauges first. My question centers around which gauges should i order. I found GlowShift Performance Gauges & Pods that allows me to select either a 3 pod package or a 4 pod package and select the actual gauges i want. so considering my application, how i drive the truck and how i dont do a lot of tower if i go with the 3 gauge set i believe i should get the gauges as follows:

1. Trans Temp
2. Exhaust Gas Temp to 2400 deg (or 1500deg???)
3. Booster Gauge - 35psi or 60psi???

are these the best 3 to go with?
total package will cost me $224.97 before shipping

if i go with the 4 gauge package i am

same as package 3 and add the...
4. Oil Pressure Gauge
are there any other systems i should think about monitoring with a gauge???

Total package will cost me $267.97 before shipping

other gauges they have are

- Air / Fuel Ratio gauge
- Booster / Vacuum gauge
- Volt Gauge
- Vacuum gauge
- Oil temp gauge
- Water temp gauge
- Fuel Pressure Gauge to 100psi
- Air pressure gauge

WOW i didnt realize you had so many choices on gauges and systems to monitor.

anyway, any thoughts on which gauges my serve me best in the 4 or 3 package??

thanks in advance
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If you were to get the quad pillar pod I would do pyro boost trans and fuel pressure. Not trying to tell you what to do but I would not get the glow sh*ts. I have run both glow shifts and ISSPRO and when I got the glow shifts only 1 of the three gauges worked and the pillar didn't even fit correctly. The ISSPRO are much better gauges IMHO.


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Old 04-12-2012, 06:59 PM
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i agree with the fuel pressure, i have a oil pressure and wish i wouldve went with the fuel. i have glowshifts and havent had a problem but they are a big down grade from isspro's. those things are nice.
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that exactly the kind of info i am looking for.... I have read other opinions.. Still very new to a lot of this but others seemed to like Glowshifts - and was also wondering how well the pod would fit.

do you have a link to a site similar to the one i listed that has the ISSPRO gauges? are there pods for these gauges???

thanks for the info... i dont want to waste $300
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:24 PM
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Ok so after doing a little bit of checking the ISSPRO Pods and Gauge kits only come in 2 or 3 gauge kits. at least from what i see on XDP website. and the cost is double to the Glowshifts. ISSPRO tripple kit is about $550 where Glowshift Quad is $267. i realize you get what you pay for. i just dont know if i can swing the $550 after spending tons on lift kit, wheels, tires, etc.... LOL, Never ends LOL..

May have to either decide to hold off for a while or pull the trigger on the Glowshifts. Not sure yet.. If Glowshifts are junk ... then of course i dont want'em

thanks again
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:36 PM
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01Crewcab7.3, the gauges you are recommending ..

1. PYRO ??? not sure which one that is
2. you taling about the 60psi Booster Gauge
3. Trans temp gauge, know what that is
4. 100psi Fuel Pressue
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:40 PM
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I just put mine in yesterday, everything worked and fit well, the button for changing colors was sticking on one, they're better than nothing, I bought the triple pod with 60psi boost, tranny temp and 1500egt, paid 200 on eBay From glow shift
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"pyro" pyrometer, senses exhuast gas temp
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thanks steve, i may have to do the same, just can go much over$200 right now on gauges. So do they look professional or a bit cheesy?
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ok i kind of thought that's what it was. on the Pyro i am guessing if i do go with the quad then the Trans temp, 60psi booster, Pyro egt, and Fuel pressure... You agree?
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