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Old 10-27-2007, 06:50 AM
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help with gauges

Looking to put some gauges on my 2000 7.3L PSD. wat all needs to be monitored: boost, egt's, and trans temp? how about oil pressure or is the factory oil pressure gauge good enough?
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Old 10-27-2007, 07:06 AM
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boost, etg's and trans temp are the main ones that are recommended. From there, you can monitor anything you want... but most don't monitor more than those three.
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Old 10-27-2007, 04:22 PM
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I'm fixin to get myself one of those DIY kits but scared to death to tackle the install.
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Old 10-29-2007, 09:43 AM
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Gauges are easy to install... First timer... about 5 hours with all the prep work included...


What gauges you ask...

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Old 10-29-2007, 09:53 AM
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Gauges are easy to install... First timer... about 5 hours with all the prep work included...


What gauges you ask...
I'd be better off flying you down to FL and paying you 2 hours labor than spending 5 hours of my own time monkeying around. Me and wires don't go together very nicely.
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Old 10-29-2007, 11:20 AM
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Really, its not hard at all, go to DieselManor - Taking the Mystery out of Diesel Performance™ and look at the instructions he has there. His kits are the best put together avalable, everything you need is there. No running to a parts store halfway...
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Old 10-29-2007, 11:30 AM
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If you're still on the fence about it, I'm sure there are local guys in your area that would be willing to help.

Just post up in the FLA forums.
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Old 10-29-2007, 12:00 PM
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What do you guys think about the thermocouple options - drill/tap the manifold or use the clamp style on the turbo down pipe. I thought that I read that the manifold was a better read?
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Old 10-29-2007, 12:04 PM
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Ive got mine in the down pipe some say its better in the manifold, but if its only reading one bank whats the other doing. Semis are in down pipe.
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Old 10-29-2007, 12:23 PM
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The pyro goes in the exhaust manifold. Drill/tap it... very easy.
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