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Racing Gauges #29117 Jul 19, 11:58am Jul 19, 11:58am
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Hi everyone:
My next mod will be racing gauges, and here I am, asking you guys which ones are better than others, about prices, reliability, etc. ANd why is Autometer a lot less expensive than the others? (is it a crap brand?)
Any help will be good...thx.

Re: Racing Gauges [Re: fraugts] #29118 Jul 19, 12:15pm Jul 19, 12:15pm
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go with autometer... they've been around for a lot onger than any other company and because of this, they are a much larger business - so they can offer products for a much less price.

I have AutoMeter gauge in my celi and never a single problem thumbsup

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Re: Racing Gauges [Re: isaac] #29119 Jul 19, 1:25pm Jul 19, 1:25pm
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Great gauge brands: Autometer, Blitz, HKS, Greddy, Apex'i...

Re: Racing Gauges [Re: fraugts] #29120 Jul 19, 1:36pm Jul 19, 1:36pm
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Thx for the advice...I'll get the dual gauge pod from Beto, and I was thinking about getting the Volt (for the sound system) and A/F gauges. Any other suggestions on this??
At the moment I just have AEM CAI and TRD exhaust.

Re: Racing Gauges [Re: fraugts] #29121 Jul 19, 1:38pm Jul 19, 1:38pm
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the air/fuel gauge is pretty much an eye-candy gauge. By the time you notice it going too lean, it's too late.

Re: Racing Gauges [Re: fraugts] #29122 Jul 19, 7:58pm Jul 19, 7:58pm
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I have blitz gauges needing to be installed. grin


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Re: Racing Gauges [Re: isaac] #29123 Jul 19, 8:58pm Jul 19, 8:58pm
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hey isaac my celica starts up at 14volts hehe just wanted to say! then it fluxuates when driving like 12-14 in between. that's with a red starter optima battery as well.


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Re: Racing Gauges [Re: fraugts] #29124 Jul 20, 7:32am Jul 20, 7:32am
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when running, your alternator should produce an optimum of 14.4 volts


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Re: Racing Gauges [Re: GOLDCELICA] #29125 Jul 20, 2:23pm Jul 20, 2:23pm
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Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA
hey isaac my celica starts up at 14volts hehe just wanted to say! then it fluxuates when driving like 12-14 in between. that's with a red starter optima battery as well.


mine does the exact same thing... but it tends to stay on the higher side of 13 - 14v


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