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    Which gauges for what?

    Which ones are most important and which gauges monitor what? If somebody is pushing over 300+ hp for example, which gauges would you use to run the car more safely? Would the OEM boost gauge cut it with that much HP, and who makes the best ones?
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    You'll need an EGT gauge fo that much HP. I also use oil pressure and temperature gauges. Some guys use air/fuel mixture gauges. I understand their vale is questionable.

    If you're asking these questions now abot gauges, I think you'd better look at all it's going to take to get to 300+ HP. Gauges are the least expensive and challenging problem. Engine management is paramount.

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    hehe yep, heard about pretty bad cases of poor engine management. I have a fairly good understanding on how engine management works and how bad you can really screw your car up if you ignore it, but for everything I know about the car theres probably a million things i still need to learn. I was just wondering which gauges you preffered or which works best from everyones experience. Do you know who makes the most reliable or accurate ones?

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    the stock boost guage sucks, since it is in BAR and not PSI,

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