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post #1 of 14 Old 02-23-2008, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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autometer pyro gauge

i just installed a autometer pyro gauge and it seems to work fine but the needle never goes down to 0, even sittin in sub zero weather all night. it seems to sit around 200 before i start my truck

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When you turn the key on does it drop right before you start the truck up.


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no, i dont think it does. but now you got me guessin my self

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no, i dont think it does. but now you got me guessin my self
Not trying to do that to you. But if the gauge drops to zero when you trun the key on then you should be fine. If it does not drop to zero when you turn the key on. Then you may have a bad gauge.


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thats what im afraid of, i dont want to be off on egts

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thats what im afraid of, i dont want to be off on egts
What are your readings when your cruising. Did you shorten the wire from the pyrometer to the gauge.


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just cruising its around 550 to 600, i didnt shorten the wires

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just cruising its around 550 to 600, i didnt shorten the wires
That is pretty close every truck is different. Cruising at 70 in my truck I am around 700-800 in the 75hp setting on my ts 6.


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yeah, im usually not goin much faster then 60-65

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yeah, im usually not goin much faster then 60-65
cruising around 55-60 that is the readings I get. So I think your gauge is accurate, just is not restting itself. I have autometer gauges as well. Mine will stick at 200 sometimes. But when I turn my key on it will go to zero until I start the truck up. Then it starts to climb up to 200-300 at idle after the truck is started and is idling.


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