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Old 05-22-2005, 05:00 PM   #1
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n/a gauges??

what are the best gauges for a n/a setup?? and which brand and whats a good pod?? thanks.


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Truthfully, none.

You only need a couple of gauges when you go FI.
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ok well if i just want 2 gauges which should i get im lookin at a a/f and dont kno what to also get?! anyone have any suggestions??
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could go for a voltmeter....

there are outside air temp guages....and i think you can get intake temp guages
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Truthfully, none.

You only need a couple of gauges when you go FI.
I agree.

If you need to buy gauges though, I'd probably do water temp and oil pressure since our factory gauges are garbage. Then at least you'll have good straight readings...no computer calculated values.
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Dont waste money on an AFR gauge, unless you buy an expensive wideband setup all you'll get is a pretty light show.

When I say expensive I'm talking about $400 and on up, the $29.99 AutoZone special is a narrow band setup that only knows if your rich or lean hence the red and green lights.

If you have to have gauges think about an oil pressure gauge, coolant temp, oil temp something useful.
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aight thanks guys i think imma just save my cash!!
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actually, I hear somewhere and I don't know where; vac pressure cane be a good fuel economy gauge> Also I hear our fuel gauges suck. mabee a fuel gauge.
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actually, I hear somewhere and I don't know where; vac pressure cane be a good fuel economy gauge> Also I hear our fuel gauges suck. mabee a fuel gauge.
A vacuum gauge does work rather well as an "economy meter".
It takes some getting used to, but as long as you keep the readings on the higher end of the scale,
you should be pulling in better mpg numbers.

As far as the fuel gauge...
This is by far THE most accurate factory fuel gauge I've ever had in a car.
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Oil pressure and water temp are the basics. The factory coolant temp gauge is far to vague.


EDIT: Ooops, this is an SVT, not sure of their factory gauge setup. Sorry about that.
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