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Gauge Pods on A-Pillar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NumNutz, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Mar 12, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    NumNutz

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    So I am thinking about doing some gauges running down the a-pillar.

    I think the ones I want to put in are Oil Pressure and Differential Temperature.

    The oil pressure gauge is a mechanical and the diff temp is electrical. Do I need certain things to hook up the diff temp gauge?

    Also where would I hook up my diff temp to get accurate readings?
     
  2. Mar 13, 2009 at 10:49 AM
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    I'm doing the Gauge pod pillar also. 1 gauge will be volts, need to keep an eye on the
    electrical. Not sure about the second gauge. Where are you getting your pod and gauges?

    Sorry I can't help you with the hook up. That is beyond me.
     
  3. Mar 13, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    lasllc

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    I assume you guys dont have the side curtain airbags, right ?
    07 and 08 I dont know but you probably do.
    Wouldn't want to end up eating those guages if you happend to put it on its side.
     
  4. Mar 13, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    i thought about dointhe pillar gauges i had my boost gauge mounted under the parking brake, looks out of place....is the gauges hard to install? (sorry i have a 1st gen.) just wondering about the install
     
  5. Mar 13, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    Go to gaugepods.com to find the trim piece you need. They have a 1st gen one.
     
  6. Mar 13, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    thanks
     
  7. Mar 13, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    Your goin to go with the mechanical oil pressure gauge? Whare did you find a differential temp gauge?
     
  8. Mar 13, 2009 at 5:33 PM
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    NumNutz

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    I was planning on it but then realized that it was the wrong size. It was 2 and 1/16 and not 5/8.

    So I think I will go with trans temp I think.
     
  9. Mar 13, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    Mech gauges are not easy to run, Just a heads up, Be easyer on you to go with the elec ones.
     
  10. Mar 14, 2009 at 5:14 AM
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    NumNutz

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    Yea thats the plan to get an electric oil pressure and transmission temperature.
     
  11. Mar 14, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    OK cool, I know someone has the transmission temp gauge on here just dont rember who.
     
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