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dp and guages

I am looking to purchase a DP F5 chip in the near future.

My question now is about guages. I prefer digital to the regular style. Anyone know anything about the Quadzilla Recon? I kinda like the setup, but wonder if it will work ok with DP.

If not, any suggestions?

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I don't know anything about the recon My dad has the commander and he has had some issues with it. The water temp readings are wacky and a few other issues. Does the recon have an egt probe? If it does I don't see why it woudn't work with a chip or tuner.

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yep. comes with the egt probe.

it's supposed to read boost from the MAP sensor, trans temp from a port on the trans. (maybe a diag.port?) and egt.

...for like $179.

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Yeah I don't see why it wouldn't work for you

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thanks vitalidle.

i didn't want to get a chip/tuner without getting guages first. at $179 the Recon seems like a good deal. I don't really tow much with my truck and it isn't a daily driver. So, it's not under constant motor stress by any means!

Its is a hobby truck and I wanna make it kinda a 4x4 hot rod to smoke (...literally...) the little annoying ricers when I do decide to put my foot into it. :burnout

Next on my list is a DIY intake (...or s & b....havent decided...)

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Yeah good plan on the gauges first. You won't be dissapointed witht he diy intake if you decide to go that route

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Yeah good plan on the gauges first. You won't be dissapointed witht he diy intake if you decide to go that route
...doesn't seem like that hard to do either. maybe like an hour or 2.

It seems like a great setup. ...and you cant beat the cost!

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I have one and its a pretty simple install. I have about 12 thousand miles on mine and its still good to go

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took me more like 5 minutes to install

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