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Old 01-31-2012, 04:43 PM
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Gauges or DS Intune?

OK so I'm working on the Jeep a lot these days and after all of my electronics messings, I've realized that I at least need a voltmeter. So I know I can pick up a dual gauge pillar from a friend for around $85 and then pick up some decent gauges for ~$50/each, leaving me in the hole <$200. However, I see that they've released the new DS Intune, which [apparently] has a whole bunch of readout type of information (although not sure how easy it would be to read). It's no Trinity, but I'll never be able to afford one of those. So what are your thoughts? I realize it would be nice to have the tuning capability, but really, is it worth it on the 5.7 WK?

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Old 01-31-2012, 04:47 PM
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

I like to do the most expensive first if accessibility will always be available for both. If that comment helps any.
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:51 PM
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Ask mrtosh about his intune he seems to love it. I love my DS w flyin Ryan tune!
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

What about a Scan Gauge? That worked great in my Firebird when I had it.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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Ask mrtosh about his intune he seems to love it. I love my DS w flyin Ryan tune!
MrTosh is about to get a PCM/TCM tune too.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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What about a Scan Gauge? That worked great in my Firebird when I had it.
Eh?
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Old 01-31-2012, 05:12 PM
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Pillar pod.... Some company makes a legit one. I considered getting it at one time. Brand slips my mind at the moment..

It's more like $100
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Scratch that.

THIS (second post)
A-Pillar Gauges
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Yeah I'm leaning towards the actual pods but I actually use my sunglasses holder and would hate looking up to see the gauges. Like I said, I can score the dual A-pillar pod for $85.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

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What about a Scan Gauge? That worked great in my Firebird when I had it.
Dude those things look tight. I might be sold. Does everything I want, plus instant MPG...and a bunch of other nice stuff

BOOM, thanks to your input and some online research, just bit the bullet and picket up a scangauge II for $160 shipped on Amazon! Cheaper and MORE FEATURES! Not to mention plug n' play!
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

Checking out scan gauge right now...click.
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Re: Gauges or DS Intune?

$15 volt gauge from Ebay, backlit Blue Led.



Just an idea.

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