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importmobility Dec 28, 10:34pm - #360146 

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Gauges

If you had to choose three extra gauges to monitor your new turbo system, what would they be?

I'm looking at installing three of these style gauges on a Triple full pillar.
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combatc87 Dec 28, 10:48pm - #360147 

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Boost, EGT or Wideband 02, Voltmeter

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silver Dec 28, 11:05pm - #360148 
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Oil pressure/temperature and water temperature.

And this:

http://www.zeitronix.com/


If I had to pick 3 gauges I would do boost, oil pressure, and the AEM UEGO wideband.

http://www.jscspeed.com/universal/electronics/aem_uego.htm


If they all had to match, I would get boost, oil pressure, and EGT.
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VSGTS14 Dec 28, 11:20pm - #360149 

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for a turbo

BOOST
EGT
OIL TEMP

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slidr Dec 29, 1:06am - #360150 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
for a turbo

BOOST
EGT
OIL TEMP
I'd switch the oil temp out for an oil pressure one.

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Celica_turbo Dec 29, 1:13am - #360151 
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
for a turbo

BOOST
EGT
OIL TEMP
I'd switch the oil temp out for an oil pressure one.

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Oil temp. thumbsup
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VSGTS14 Dec 29, 1:29am - #360152 

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if you really wanna know wtf your turbo is doing and monitor it...oil TEMP is what you would like.

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importmobility Dec 29, 7:25am - #360153 

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i can't seem to find any recommended combination in the same style/brand.
especially the EGT gauge.

how do you guys feel about this combo?

-APEXi Super AVC-R II Boost Controller
-Oil Temp Gauge
-Boost Gauge
-Air Fuel Ratio Gauge

or is the EGT gauge an absolute must? wtf
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silver Dec 29, 8:31am - #360154 
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Originally Posted by importmobility
i can't seem to find any recommended combination in the same style/brand.
especially the EGT gauge.

how do you guys feel about this combo?

-APEXi Super AVC-R II Boost Controller
-Oil Temp Gauge
-Boost Gauge
-Air Fuel Ratio Gauge

or is the EGT gauge an absolute must? wtf


This thing displays boost, lambda, AFR, and EGT.

http://www.zeitronix.com/Products/zt2/zt2.htm

Then you could buy oil temp/pressure, and water temp and be done.
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spaztikid Dec 29, 8:49am - #360155 
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Originally Posted by silver
Oil pressure/temperature and water temperature.

And this:

http://www.zeitronix.com/



lambda = complete shit way to measure a/f ratio, so therefore i wouldnt not buy the zeitronix thing... puke thumbsdown



you NEED : boost and (EGT or a/f ratio)... if you get a/f ratio, you need a wideband o2 sensor.

optional but very helpfull: oil pressure, oil temp, water temp.
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silver Dec 29, 8:57am - #360156 
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by silver
Oil pressure/temperature and water temperature.

And this:

http://www.zeitronix.com/



lambda = complete shit way to measure a/f ratio, so therefore i wouldnt not buy the zeitronix thing... puke thumbsdown



you NEED : boost and (EGT or a/f ratio)... if you get a/f ratio, you need a wideband o2 sensor.

optional but very helpfull: oil pressure, oil temp, water temp.


You get boost, EGT, AFR, and lambda in 1 unit, along with the wideband sensor.
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boost
egt
oil temp
is what you want...look at defi gauges...they rule
there are a lot of selection, idk what you are talking about.

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GT2111 Dec 29, 8:51pm - #360158 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
boost
egt
oil temp
is what you want...look at defi gauges...they rule
there are a lot of selection, idk what you are talking about.
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celicadragon Dec 29, 8:59pm - #360159 

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that gauge is nice i would probably get that one-oil temp and voltmeter

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fraugts Dec 29, 10:02pm - #360160 

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yeah sure...voltmeter for your turbo setup... rolleyes wtf
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celicat23 Dec 29, 10:20pm - #360161 

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For a turbo car, both oil pressure AND temperature is vital stuff. And, ofcourse, boost.
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aspen Dec 29, 10:34pm - #360162 

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heres some important gauges i have and you should have;
1. Boost Gauge; so you should know how much boost and vacuum does!
2. Exhuast Temp Gauge; so you should know how the temp heat output in your exhuast!
3. I tachometer with shift light;so you could adjust and know your limits to prevent from turbo or engine damage!

some of this you needed to like;
AFC; APEXI version 2 would act better
Boost Gauge; not really!becuase you'll be tempted to set high boost which mean you in high percentage of damaging your engine for your pushing it to its limits
i have oil temp,oil pressure and water temp but its not really that important when it comes to turbo becuase AFC already doing his job to adjust all of those anyway we already have that in stock,i say its up to you if you want it it may help like everybody says! thumbsup

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importmobility Dec 29, 10:35pm - #360163 

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How about this setup,

$479.99 Greddy Profec E-01 Electronic Boost Controller: I heard this controller hooks right up with the Greddy e-management system. No laptop required.

oh yeah, does anybody recommended possibly this: http://www.rageracing.net/Defi/Linkdisplay.htm

-Auto Meter Gauge, C2 Series, 2-1/16" Boost Gauge, 30 Psi, Mechanical
Includes sender and 8' harness $157.00

-Auto Meter Gauge, C2 Series, 2-1/16" Pyrometer Kit, 0-1600 Degree, Electrical
Includes probe and 8' of wire $125.00

-Auto Meter Gauge, C2 Series, 2-1/16" Oil Pressure, 0-100 Psi, Electrical
Includes 1/8" NPT electric sender, 1/4" NPT adapter fitting, and 8' harness $155.00

or

S7 5" TACH * 4-in-1
The Multi Tachometer utilizes all of the same design features as the standard S7 Tachometer as well as intergrates oil temperature, oil pressure, and water temperature measurements into the background of the gauge.
Built it Shift Light & External Shift Light

Then also run two extra gauges: for EGT and Boost.

Do you even need a boost gauge when you have such a sophisticated boost controller like the Greddy one noted above?
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FastCelicaGT22 Dec 29, 10:39pm - #360164 

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if you have a turbo kit you are going to want to get good gauges. id do the blitz ones or the greddy ones. and make sure you install them the good way.

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Sultan Dec 29, 11:34pm - #360165 

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Defi all the way...

I'm getting boost, EGT, and oil pressure
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get defi, HKS, greddy, blitz, autometer, or ormori gauges
boost, egt and oil temp/pressure

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importmobility Dec 30, 3:49am - #360167 

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mechanical or electric? does it make a difference?
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Boost/Vacuum, Water Temperature, and Oil Pressure.
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importmobility Dec 30, 7:34am - #360170 

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i have to say, i wasn't expecting this many variations of three.

it's looking like the combination i'm leaning towards is:

electric Boost/vacuum
electric EGT
&
electric Oil Temp

in Auto Meter C2 Series.

i guess if anybody thinks one they mentioned is crucial,

reply again and explain your justification.
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G7Celica Jan 9, 4:28pm - #360171 

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I just fitted:

- Greddy (Oil) Temp Gauge
- Greddy Oil Press. Gauge
- Greddy Fuel Press. Gauge

Question:

I have a stage 1 C2 Turbo
After a (not so aggresive) ride what is a normal oil-temp value?
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importmobility Jan 9, 7:43pm - #360172 

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i don't have my kit installed yet, so i couldnt tell you.

what do you think of C2Power's kit thus far?thumbsup
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If you really want to protect your investment you wont cheep out on the gauges.

Boost and controller
timer
oil temp
oil psi
water temp
fuel psi
EGT

when it comes to an aftermarket F/I car you really cant go with out any of them, in order to foresee problems and diagnose them you need to know what everything is doing at all times.

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importmobility Jan 11, 5:12am - #360174 

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Originally Posted by JBing
If you really want to protect your investment you wont cheep out on the gauges.

Boost and controller
timer
oil temp
oil psi
water temp
fuel psi
EGT

when it comes to an aftermarket F/I car you really cant go with out any of them, in order to foresee problems and diagnose them you need to know what everything is doing at all times.


i agree,

this is what i truley ended up going with:

-Auto Meter C2 Boost/Vac Gauge
-Auto Meter C2 EGT Gauge
-AC AutoTechnic S7 5" TACH 4-in-1 Multi Tachometer intergrates oil temperature,
oil pressure, and water temperature measurements into the background of the gauge. Built it Shift Light & External Shift Light
-GReddy PRofec E-01 Boost Controller
-Greddy Auto Turbo Timer thumbsup
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G7Celica Mar 11, 9:07pm - #360175 

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Still very happy with my C2 kit.
Finally finished all the thing I had to buy. Bigger Injectors, Walbro Fuel Pump, OilCatch Tank.
I tuned the car and it just RUNS LIKE GRAZY!!!
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Don't know what to say more. Its a wulf in sheeps-clothes now! (Hope you know what I mean with this expression wink
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