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Old 09-05-2008, 10:26 PM
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Gauge Whores

hey guys well i know the title might not fit all..but i like gauges and was looking at getting a 2-3 pod set and tach. just don't know which gauges are a must. heard i should at least have a air/fuel gauge. any help
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Re: Gauge Whores

I just got my 2 guage pod and I still don't know what to put in there.

What I'm thinking now is an EGT guage and an engine coolant temp guage.

But that is just what I'm gonna do.
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Re: Gauge Whores

they only make 2 gauge pod for the 5th gen. you'll have to do some customizing of the dash. you could also get the 3 gauge panel that goes under our radios.

if you only get two:
air/fuel
oil pressure

if you were boosted i'd suggest other gauges.
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wideband
oil press
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oil pressure is deffinately a must
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ok so oil pressure and air/fuel? what is wideband?
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ok so oil pressure and air/fuel? what is wideband?
you def don't need a wideband gauge. go with fuel pressure and air/fuel
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Re: Gauge Whores

ok now i just have to learn where to place the wires
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ok now i just have to learn where to place the wires
try searching the site or hitting up GOOGLE. it's really not as hard as you may thinkd. you'll run em down the pillar and under the dash and out the firewall...etc.

post up some pics once you get the done.
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Re: Gauge Whores

No one makes a 3 gauge pod for the A-pillar our cars unless you overlay a dual pod over a single. I have seen a 3 gauge pod for the dash though.

If you just want gauges just to look cool, just go to AutoZone and get whatever is the cheapest and stick them in there. Word of advice though, gauges are more appealing to get your car stolen by stupid criminals. If they think it's fast (And your car already looks good) and has after market parts under the hood, it'll be more of a reason to steal it, so I hope you have a security system for it.

If you want some that will benefit you, oil pressure is a must. I have no clue why Honda never put one in these cars. If you have a sound system, you may want a voltage one, but it's not really necessary.
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you def don't need a wideband gauge. go with fuel pressure and air/fuel


you DO know that a wideband IS an air/fuel ratio gauge, right????
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Re: Gauge Whores

Unless your going FI I don't see the need for an A/F. Oil pressure is the only one I can see being useful since our motors rely on oil pressure for alot of things.
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how about temp?
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you DO know that a wideband IS an air/fuel ratio gauge, right????
i did not. thank you for the clarification my man.

that's why i love this site. always learning new shiit. (although i probably should have known this )
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how about temp?
Temp isn't there a needle gauge on the dash already?

Only gauges I think I'm going to get will be the Boost, Fuel/ Air (wideband), oil pressure.

(yes its going FI)

as for a tach there is also one in the dash already, I don't see duplicating gauges. Also no reason to but a gauge if it is not needed.

So for the time being before I go FI, I'd only put a oil pressure gauge in mine.

That way you can keep a closer eye on the oil pressure at V tec, vvvrroom. ha ha ha. just kidding, but seriously I think an oil pressure gauge is a must.
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Re: Gauge Whores

^^^i think he means an oil temp gauge....i think you should have at least the oil temp and oil psr gauges....
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Re: Gauge Whores

if you are stock, you dont NEED any gauges other than the stock cluster.

I only have oil pressure. Its the only one i am concerned with.
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