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Old 11-14-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
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Default recommend me some gauges please

i think i want at a minimum one for oil pressure, but could easily be talked into adding one for fuel pressure and maybe a tach? engine temp?

i dont want million dollar gauges, but i dont want cheapies that are going to take a dump in a year

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Old 11-14-2013, 07:03 PM   #2
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Fuel pressure can be had pretty cheap, just add one to the shrader valve on the rail. Oil pressure, I would go with a mechanical Autometer to be most accurate
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:07 AM   #3
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I'd not hesitate to buy Auto-Meter gauges for anything.
I'm still using one that I know is 15 years old.
A bit more money but they last....
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I have autometer phantom mechanical fuel pressure, electric temp and volt.... They work great!! Look good too
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Old 11-15-2013, 08:27 AM   #5
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thanks guys
looks like auto meter it is
I will take a look
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autometer or ford racing
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Old 11-16-2013, 10:29 AM   #7
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do i want electric or mechanical?
i dont mind having the gauge outside the cabin if it matters
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if in the cabin, for oil pressure I use electrical as well as fuel pressure, the rest...pick your poison
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if in the cabin, for oil pressure I use electrical as well as fuel pressure, the rest...pick your poison
That surprises me you would go electrical on the oil and fuel pressure. I thought the common thing is to use stainless steel lines if mounted inside the car?
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Old 11-17-2013, 07:20 AM   #10
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If your using a good brand like autometer then electric will be just as good as mech. I don't like the idea of running any kinds of fluid into my cabin like that any. That's also more connections to possibly start leaking one day.
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