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Old 03-06-2013, 06:04 PM
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Best Gauges (Not Autometer)

Who makes a good quality gauge kit???

I purchased the Autometer kit 7072 that had a triple pod with tranny,boost, and EGT but what JUNK!!!!!!! the light bulb assembly piece had 2 break out of the 3, this stuff is so brittle, JUNK!!!! I called Autometer because I had just the one that had broken they are sending a replacement but tonight I was making all the wiring harnesses and then another broke

I'm pee'd off right now, so who else makes a kit that is NOT JUNK??????
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:19 PM
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Autometer's are not junk.
The Z series gauges you bought are the cheapest, entry level gauges they sell.

It sucks that they broke on you. Maybe you can return then and upgrade to a higher end gauge they sell.

The higher end autometers are quite nice.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:21 PM
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Autometer's are not junk.
The Z series gauges you bought are the cheapest, entry level gauges they sell.
Exactly...
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:28 PM
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Re: Best Gauges (Not Autometer)

I've been using the same Sport Comp monster tach since 1998! I went all Sport Comp in my '67 about 10 years ago, and I use Sport Comp EGT and fuel psi in my 2003 6.0. Nearly 15 years and when my EGT failed, they sent me a new one. As in $200 gauge.

I'm sorry you've had issues, but that's the price you pay for entry level components. I'll never run anything but Auto Meter in my hot rods.

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Old 03-07-2013, 12:26 AM
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isspro is a good brand.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:55 AM
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I've been using the same Sport Comp monster tach since 1998! I went all Sport Comp in my '67 about 10 years ago, and I use Sport Comp EGT and fuel psi in my 2003 6.0. Nearly 15 years and when my EGT failed, they sent me a new one. As in $200 gauge.

I'm sorry you've had issues, but that's the price you pay for entry level components. I'll never run anything but Auto Meter in my hot rods.

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I used Autometer years ago when I was drag racing my 1990 5.0 Mustang, I had a monster tach with shift light, boost gauge, fuel pressure,etc.. never had an issue, until the other day. I'm looking at the Diesel Manor kit, they seem too have a really nice kit, and good customer service.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:17 AM
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I had an issue with my autometer ultralight trans gauge. Contacted autometer and they sent me a new one. Good customer service.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:46 AM
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I had an issue with my autometer ultralight trans gauge. Contacted autometer and they sent me a new one. Good customer service.
They where nice on the phone, but another one has broke since that phone call I'm really frustrated and angry right now
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Well hopefully I don't have anymore problems. If I do I will think about switching to another company.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:44 PM
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Well hopefully I don't have anymore problems. If I do I will think about switching to another company.
Hopefully you will not, but for me I'm going to get the Isspro kit
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