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Outside temperature gauge for 1st gen.?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Beau02, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Dec 21, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    Beau02

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    I've been doing some searching here on the forum, but can't find anything about an outside temperature gauge for the first generations. I know they weren't available as stock, but does anyone know of a good aftermarket option? I'm not really interested in the typical temp/direction combo, but I'll take what I can get.
     
  2. Dec 21, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    I got a good one
    Tape one of those high tech coors cans to your hood with the mountains facing the windshield.
    If the mountains are blue, it's below 34 degrees
    If they aren't blue, it's above 34 degrees
     
  3. Dec 21, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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  4. Dec 21, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    Look into Gentex mirrors. I have one with a Temp and Compass gauge and I love it. eBay would be your best bet. You'll have to find a power source and run some wires, but it shouldn't be too hard.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2009 at 1:40 AM
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    I was planning on pulling one out of a vehicle from a pick a part
     
  6. Dec 22, 2009 at 3:09 AM
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    Hmmm. A good idea, but then I run the risk of someone seeing me buy Coors Light...

    These look great - thanks for the tip!
     
  7. Dec 22, 2009 at 3:16 AM
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    I bought a nice one at Target for about $10. bucks. I think Bell makes it. I'll post a pic later after work if you want.
     
  8. Dec 22, 2009 at 4:34 AM
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  9. Dec 22, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    Yeah, a picture would be great if you get a chance - no hurry. Thanks!
     
  10. Dec 27, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    OK, I'll take a PIC and post it for ya later today. I haven't read this since I posted, or I would have sooner.;)
     
  11. Dec 27, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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