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Old 05-27-2013, 06:24 PM
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best pyrometer setup?

whats the best pyrometer setup? bully dog monitor? gauges? i was thinking the bully dog monitor with the pyrometer kit.
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Old 05-27-2013, 06:30 PM
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I've done gauge pod. Honestly, I'd go with the Edge CTS like most do for 6.0s. Very nice, monitors a ton of parameters, and you just add what you don't have.
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Old 05-27-2013, 06:34 PM
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I've done gauge pod. Honestly, I'd go with the Edge CTS like most do for 6.0s. Very nice, monitors a ton of parameters, and you just add what you don't have.
they work just as well with the 7.3?
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Old 05-27-2013, 06:42 PM
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Yea as far as I know. Not a lot who do it honestly. I'd do a monitor system as opposed to true gauges. Like I said, did em, don't care for em anymore.
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I have the Insight CTS; I like it. I want a different gauge for boost, fuel pressure, and an extra pyro for tranny temp, but the CTS with add-on EGT does just fine. I want a boost gauge so I don't rely on MAP readings, the extra pyro so I always have good tranny info, and the fuel pressure just to let me know how my pump is doing.
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I, too, am on the side of a digital monitoring solution. For the ~$2-400 an Edge CT/CTS would set you back, you can do a nice quality 3-4 analog gauge setup. With the analog, you will have to wire up for each gauge and then you have the gauge mounting to deal with, pillar, dash, over the mirror, etc. Where with the digital display, you can monitor more than you may ever need, have the ability to view/clear DTC codes and it all fits in a nice package you can mount in the window or wherever you want.
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Old 06-07-2013, 02:55 PM
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Happy with my Isspro gauge pod set up. Wasn't a big deal to install, easier to read at a glance.
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I have both

I would post pictures, but I don't think I can from this iPad

If I had to chose, the monitor is probably the better option all round.
I like the CS because it's smaller and takes up less space.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:18 PM
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I own a e99 7.3 and the bully dog ECONOMY monitor had major compatibility issues so i returned it(I run a ts 6p so i did not need the bully dog tuner/monitor). I decided to buy a column boost gauge and am going to wire in warning light for the trans. Pyro i am purchasing 2 of these(1 for each bank):

Diesel Engine Fast Resonse EGT Exhaust Gas Temp Probe Digital Pyrometer Kit | eBay

I personally do not like the look of gauges all over i feel its overdone, the monitor is very clean look if you want to monitor more than 2 things imo. Just be careful when purchasing monitors that plug directly into obd2, if the ecu doesnt read it from the factory you will need to ALSO BUY a docking station and pyro kit. Good Luck!
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