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Best guages for 02 7.3??

Ok ive heard isspros are good and i love the fact that they match the in dash guages. But ive heard stories about reliability. Tell me what you think. Will be in the market for some very soon. I want pyro,boost, trans temp. Thanks

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Isspro all the way. I will only speak with what ive had experiences with, glow chits suck, i don't like autometer, had issues with them, had no problems at all with my Isspros.

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Yeah, I'd probably feel a bit drained after firing twice in rapid succession.
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never have had a problem with mine either

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Ok what is a good online place to buy from. I want to be able to order everything i need in one kit. Any ideas

2002 Lariat 7.3 4x4-- 250,000 miles

Mods:
K&N Intake w/ Napa 6637
Banks Big Hoss Chip---Switching to Custom ASAP
Banks Monster Exhaust
Isspros in Pillar---Pyro,Trans,Boost

Upcoming:
Harley Front End Conversion
Smoked Cab Lights
Wheels/Tires
TrailReady Bumper
6.0 Trans Cooler
Garrett 38r
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Ok what is a good online place to buy from. I want to be able to order everything i need in one kit. Any ideas
Dieselmanor.com. They have a kit with everything you need.

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Autometer.

Uncles have been using them in race cars for a lot of years, mine seem to work well.

I would check swamps aswell. $309 with 3 gauges, pillar and paint to my door in what seemed like 2 days.
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Isspro all the way. I will only speak with what ive had experiences with, glow chits suck, i don't like autometer, had issues with them, had no problems at all with my Isspros.
I am the exact opposite. I have had all three isspro boxes go out on the gauges on my Dads truck, but I run Autometer Sport Comps in my truck (trans, coolant, fuel pressure, boost, egt) and never had an issue.

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One more thing. What about a gauge monitor?? Do those work better or not as well as regular gauges?? If so, what are some all-in-one units out there?

2002 Lariat 7.3 4x4-- 250,000 miles

Mods:
K&N Intake w/ Napa 6637
Banks Big Hoss Chip---Switching to Custom ASAP
Banks Monster Exhaust
Isspros in Pillar---Pyro,Trans,Boost

Upcoming:
Harley Front End Conversion
Smoked Cab Lights
Wheels/Tires
TrailReady Bumper
6.0 Trans Cooler
Garrett 38r
Hybrids
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They work good, but they are a digital readout, which to me is harder to read than a needle. A lot of people use them without problems though.

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Personally, I like my Quadzilla Commander Monitor. It's a digital, which to me is a lot easier to read than a needle. But, everyone has their own preference.

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