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Gauge recommendations

I won the gauge pod in the giveaway and now I need to get something to fill it. I'm going to get oil pressure for one and am thinking about a voltmeter for the other but I want to see what you guys think before I purchase it and why. Also what gauges will look the closest to my stock white face that light up green?
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Auto meter pro comp lites. They are bright white and you can have the green back light. IMO its a nice match I have seen them before in some trucks and not a bad price. I like a trans temp for towing and oil pressure for a two gauge set up. Ford gauges might be an option.
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Yeah i was looking at the Auto Meter Ultra Lite IIs but idk yet. I don't tow like at all so I don't think a tranny temp would be the best bet for me.
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I recommend water temp and transmission temp
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Yeah i was looking at the Auto Meter Ultra Lite IIs but idk yet. I don't tow like at all so I don't think a tranny temp would be the best bet for me.
Well if you off road alot a trans temp is nice. IDK I just like'm I guess!
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Tranny temp is good to know weither you off road, tow, or even normal driving......tranny temp is a way to know if something is going wrong inside the tranny
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Ok so I think I'm gonna go with a oil pressure and tranny temp. Whats the difference between mechanical and electrical gauges? Which ones better?
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get electrical, mechanical will have fluid come up to the actual gauge face while electrical uses a sensor and then just a wire to the gauge
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Ok sounds good, what all is involved in the install of the gauges, I don't want to have to like drill a hole in my transmission to install the sensor or something crazy like that.
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Haha dang that was almost a year ago, I forgot about that thread.
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