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Old 03-26-2007, 08:17 AM   #21  
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equis is carried by walmart, but they are a very sharp faced gauge. green glo background, easy to read white oh black, orange sweep.

at first startup the oil will be jittery for like 15-20 secs, but after that, it's rock solid. is very accurate, and mine came with copper line (6ft) for $8 at walmart.


and i love the twist sleeve that locks the gauge to the base or whatever its going into.

beats the ---- out of u brackets and nuts that youy drop into your dash
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:20 AM   #22  
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I'll check em out, but the last time I checked my Walmart there weren't gauges or things I would ever think of putting in a car (like leopard print seat covers ).
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Old 03-26-2007, 10:54 AM   #23  
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i use VDO. they're pretty reasonable
i think i paid $60 shipped for a boost and oil pres. gauge. neither came with plumbing though.
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:08 PM   #24  
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anyone know where that writeup on recalibrating the autometer gauges is? I tried googling with no luck, the one that looked hopeful was a dead link. My needle always in a weird spot when the car was off but i thought that was normal until my roommate borrowed mine and it was reading like 4 or 5 psi lower than it really was I blame that and raping on a basemap on my b18b's early demise. I thought running 10 on my basemap was mildly retarded, turns out I was running 15 :1 But anyway, i still have the same gauge. help me.
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:14 PM   #25  
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see, I've heard all this ---- about autometer too.
Ya know... Its wierd... You hear everybody bashing everything... Ive never had a problem with 1 Autometer gauge in the 21 years ive chose them. Not 1. Im not saying that ---- doesnt happen, but 700 dollars for 3 gauges or whatever... ----, id rather run the ebay rice gauges and go to the strip club...



Autometers are fine. Stay away from 10 dollar swap meet garbage. And if you like to waste ytour m,oney.. By all means, bu the hot new trendy bullshit.

Its just not for me.
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Old 03-26-2007, 09:17 PM   #26  
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anyone know where that writeup on recalibrating the autometer gauges is? I tried googling with no luck, the one that looked hopeful was a dead link. My needle always in a weird spot when the car was off but i thought that was normal until my roommate borrowed mine and it was reading like 4 or 5 psi lower than it really was I blame that and raping on a basemap on my b18b's early demise. I thought running 10 on my basemap was mildly retarded, turns out I was running 15 :1 But anyway, i still have the same gauge. help me.
My needle on my autometer sits at -10hg when the car is off. It gets right around zero when at full boost and i've only had it for nine months. Autometers suck.
Has anyone every recalibrated one?
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Old 03-26-2007, 11:29 PM   #27  
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i did, i dont remember exactly but i think if you open it up its pretty self explainitory, mess around in it while you look at the gauge
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Old 03-27-2007, 04:58 PM   #28  
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My needle on my autometer sits at -10hg when the car is off. It gets right around zero when at full boost and i've only had it for nine months. Autometers suck.
Has anyone every recalibrated one?
Soooo... Im assuming you fucked it up, or bought it fucked up (used-doubtfully new), tell me how wrong i am.
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Old 03-29-2007, 11:19 AM   #29  
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Soooo... Im assuming you fucked it up, or bought it fucked up (used-doubtfully new), tell me how wrong i am.
mine was at 7 inhg straight out of the package after use it stayed at like 10~ inhg.
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Old 03-29-2007, 01:38 PM   #30  
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