Gauge Install Question - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
General Diesel Discussion Discuss everything else pertaining to Diesel Pickups.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
Mod Newbie

 
dhanna6powerstroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bloomington, IN.
Posts: 13,156
Thanks: 6
Thanked 143 Times in 135 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Gauge Install Question

There is a friend of mine that works with a guy that wants gauges installed on a 2nd Gen. Cummins. I don't have a problem installing them, I have installed a few sets before. My question is what is a fair price to do the install? It will include drilling and tapping the manifold. The sets I have installed have been for myself or a friend who has helped me with something in return, so no idea what to charge. Any opinions/advice would be appreciated.


Last edited by dhanna6powerstroke; 12-27-2008 at 10:54 AM.
dhanna6powerstroke is offline  
post #2 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:15 AM
Shaking the Bush Boss
 
CHUCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Salisbury, NC
Posts: 9,740
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I told a friend I would charge him at the least $50.00 to install gauges on his 95 f350. He installed them himself, and then told me he should have paid the $50.00. Thats friends price. So anywhere between $50- $100...

Chuck
CHUCK is offline  
post #3 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:24 AM
Shade tree mechanic


 
95dieselsmoke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Lake Tapps, Wa.
Posts: 8,298
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
i would say chuck is close with the price... I imagine if you took them to a diesel performance shop to install they would charge you by the hour.(?) I believe last time my truck was worked on it was around $80/hr. I am guessing (sounds like you know what your doing) that it is around a 1 hr. job

MATT

Now featuring a 6.4 fat bottum 6 speed
95 f250--238k and counting
RDS stage I's-TW live tuned-Dana 60 swap-9" lift/40x13.5x20 ProComps-ZF5 swap/short throw/South Bend CON OFE-Iron Bull front-AFE CAI-SD innercooler-Fab Tech traction bars-MBRP DP/6" black miters-Autometer boost/pyro

"If you dont have ambition and big dreams, you end up working hard for someone who does"
95dieselsmoke is offline  
post #4 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:32 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
helsel_182's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: PALM BAY, FL
Posts: 682
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to helsel_182 Send a message via Skype™ to helsel_182
if you know what the guy does for work see if there is anything that he can do for you or extra mods that he can trade you but 75 seems fair or 100 just cuz he owns a cummins

helsel_182 is offline  
post #5 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
Mod Newbie

 
dhanna6powerstroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bloomington, IN.
Posts: 13,156
Thanks: 6
Thanked 143 Times in 135 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by helsel_182 View Post
if you know what the guy does for work see if there is anything that he can do for you or extra mods that he can trade you but 75 seems fair or 100 just cuz he owns a cummins
The funny thing is that he works on vehicles so trading doesn't do any good. Is the $100 just to install the gauges or should that include drilling the manifold too?

dhanna6powerstroke is offline  
post #6 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:40 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: America
Posts: 6,782
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I would say $150.
2005F250 is offline  
post #7 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:43 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Jason.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Lakeland, FL
Posts: 2,606
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Jason.
I know how to do it, but I'd pay $100 for someone else to do it, just because I've been REALLY lazy as of late.

Too bad you're not in FL..


Truck- 15 F-250 CC SBPlatinum 4x4 6.7 powerstroke. 2.5" Pro Comp leveling kit, 35" Toyo M/T, No Limit stg2 intake, No Limit EGR delete, FlowPRO 5" full exhaust w/6" tip, SCT x4 w/gearhead tunes, Edge CTS2, No Limit upgraded intercooler piping.

Toy - 15 Robalo 226 Cayman bay boat "Shallow Minded". 200hp Yamaha 4 stroke with command link/fly by wire, atlas jack plate, power pole, minn kota #80 ipilot, simrad nss7 evo2 with structure scan.
Jason. is offline  
post #8 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:45 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
workin4my350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 139
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
guys, now $$$ answwer here.

I got all my gauges installed ,but wanted to link the lights to come on all at once. can I just daisy chain them?

Hate to sound like an idiot, just dont do electrical much.

Bill
workin4my350 is offline  
post #9 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
Mod Newbie

 
dhanna6powerstroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bloomington, IN.
Posts: 13,156
Thanks: 6
Thanked 143 Times in 135 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jason. View Post
I know how to do it, but I'd pay $100 for someone else to do it, just because I've been REALLY lazy as of late.

Too bad you're not in FL..
I'd do it. I like installing gauges.

dhanna6powerstroke is offline  
post #10 of 15 Old 12-27-2008, 11:45 AM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,836
Thanks: 132
Thanked 186 Times in 166 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
Most shops charge $180-200 since hes a friend I would say $75-100 and a case of your favorite beer

Email: Dave@powerstroke.org
2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
http://nolimitfabrication.com/
Dave is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome