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Old 12-27-2008, 10:49 AM
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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.

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Old 12-27-2008, 11:15 AM
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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...
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:24 AM
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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
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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
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:38 AM
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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?
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:40 AM
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I would say $150.
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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..
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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
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:45 AM
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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.
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Most shops charge $180-200 since hes a friend I would say $75-100 and a case of your favorite beer
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