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post #1 of 27 Old 06-28-2012, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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Gauge Recommendations

I am looking to get a set of gauges for my truck. I am leaning towards a 3 gauge set of Glow Shifts with EGT, Boost, and Trans Temp. I am curious if Glow Shifts are decent gauges, they are priced right for me, or other gauges that aren't to pricey. Also, is it worth getting the 4th gauge to monitor fuel pressure, or anything else?
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Also, what ranges would you recommend for each gauge? 35psi boost? 1500 egt? 300 trans?
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Sounds about right As far as gauge limits, I am not much for the glow shifts I like Autometer

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i had glow shifts they lasted for a year and a half and then they started goin out one by one the gauges would quit moving and the pyro just stayed on 300 degrees no matter what i just got the isspro ev2 gauges and i love them i vote just spend the money on good ones and just forget about it


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I have a 3in1 glowshift... it has been fine. But the digital part is near impossible to read in the sun. If I was to do it over again I think I would get analog. I think they are easier to read at a glance.

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i have autometer gauges and i really like them
a 1600 egt gauge would be good, 35 psi boost and 300 trans.
i think i spent about 280$ for all my gauges including the triple gauge pod.

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I have autometer and love them...if you go with autometer not sure about different brands but make sure your trans temp gauge is electrical and not mechanical. I found out the hard waythat the mechanical does not fit the test port on the trans you have to weld a bung on the side. but as with everything you get what you pay for

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Between Autometer and Isspro, which match the factory gauge cluster the best or look the least out of place? Do any of the vendors on here have a good deal going for a combo boost, pyro, trans, and A-pillar pod? All the pods offered have to be painted to match right, or can you order them to match?

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Autometer have the factory match gauges not sure about the isspros

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Autometer have the factory match gauges not sure about the isspros
That's perfect, thanks. Now I just need to find a good deal on a set.
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