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Show-Off Your Aftermarket Gauges!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by wesb1023, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Jul 5, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    wesb1023

    wesb1023 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looking to put some aftermarket gauges in the taco. Just curious were you guys are putting yours? Pics Please!!! Anyone utilizing the space over the glove box for a mounting location?
    Thanks
    :)
     
  2. Jul 5, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    G scott04

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    Like for measuring boost or other performance things?
    you might have better luck in the x-runner forum or this site
    http://www.xr-underground.com/

    but alot of people have scan gauges, is that what your looking for?
     
  3. Jul 5, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    hulkit

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    ive been interested in a tachometer for my tacoma and i was thinking about something like this

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    pretty much on the left side of driver between windshield and window

    ive been looking the internet and cant find a custom made one for my truck obviously not popular but what the imagination can think of can be created so when i get the project rolling ill post some more info
     
  4. Jul 5, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Just bolt this bad boy on your dash and call it a day.:D:D:D

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  5. Jul 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    afd23a

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    Is that a shift light mounted on the side? It looks like it would blind the shit out of you with all those LEDs.
     
  6. Jul 5, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    When you can't see it must be time to shift.
     
  7. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    jberry813

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  8. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    afd23a

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    :rofl:
     
  9. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    Yamaha Dave

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    Unless you are supercharged or turbocharged I can't see any reason why anyone would have aftermarket gauges on a 190HP Tacoma.
     
  10. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    steve o 77

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    oil pressure would be nice.

    I for one think it is completely retarded for any car company to not put an oil pressure gauge in a vehicle.
     
  11. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    A real engine oil pressure, actual water temp and tranny temp would be useful even a stock Taco.
     
  12. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Why not just get a scangauge or ultragauge? They show hundreds of different temps and stuff. Bought mine for $50, works great.
     
  13. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    It doesn't show oil pressure or tranny temp(on the 2nd gens). Also no alarms on the SG for the reading and slow alarms on the UG for the readings.
     
  14. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    steve o 77

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  15. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    Trans temp in my 4runner..
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    SG is on the list though.
     
  16. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    Honey badger

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    I like that setup vey clean. I am trying to get ideas on guages as I am about to S/C my truck.
     
  17. Jul 5, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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  18. Jul 5, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    Honey badger

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    Yea I have the supercharger and all the other goodies that make it better now I just need guages to make sure everything is runnig smothly.
     
  19. Jul 6, 2011 at 6:04 AM
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    wesb1023

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    Thanks for the pics guys! I am just wanting to add a volt and oil pressure gauge because like some of you said I just feel like they are missing. I will probably also add a trans temp and ambient air temp.
     
  20. Jul 6, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    Here are mine just a mini triple pack from sunpro. The adapters were a b**** to find tho. :(

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