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|View Poll Results: CTS vs Overhead gauges vs A pillar gauges|
|A Pillar Gauges||22||33.33%|
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|12-13-2012, 02:59 PM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2011
Edge CTS Insight vs overhead gauge pod vs a pillar gauge pod
Just like it says which one do you prefer. I have an 04.5 LLY and I am trying to pick a direction to go with for gauges. Also what are the pros and cons you guys have found with your gauge setups.
|12-13-2012, 03:26 PM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Indy OR 7S5
I like the idea of having an analog EGT gauge always at eye level, always on. An Insight would make a good addition for checking other parameters or double checking the analog EGT readout from time to time. I tow a lot and keep an eye on exhaust temp, it gives an early warning of potential overheating.
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|12-13-2012, 07:58 PM||eBay Motors #4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2010
I have the CTS mounted in the overhead counsel. Out of the way and out of site from thieves. Nice gauge that monitors a lot of info.
Be aware there are a few issues with the CTS and a few threads on hear. Mine has to be unplugged and plugged back in about one in ten when you start the truck.
2007 GMC Sierra Classic LBZ CCSB 4x4
LineX bedliner, Nasta SS Nerf Bars, 265/75R16 Revo 2 tires , front windows tinted to match rear, Tekonsha P3 brake controller, Bilstien 5100 shocks, MBRP 4" turbo back exhaust, Edge Insight CTS, EFI from ATP.
|12-13-2012, 08:20 PM||eBay Motors #5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2011
But yeah I love my CTS, I have the EGT probe with it, itll chirp at you if the temps are getting too high as well as for any other things that go out of whack
~2005 GMC Sierra 2500HD CCSB SLT 4x4~
EFI Live DSP5 by Idaho Rob*Edge Insight CTS/Diamond Eye Downpipe/4" Duals (Husker Diesel)*Nicktane Filter Adaptor*LBZ intake/mouthpiece*All emissions bs GONE
|12-13-2012, 08:41 PM||eBay Motors #7 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: West Central MO
I love my CTS. If i didn't already have an egt gauge i'd run an expandable probe to it in a heartbeat.
I run an analog boost since to read higher psi than the edge and then have the cts also sitting in my pillar.
Absolutely digging this setup
2007.5 3500HD SRW Just your run of the mill 1-ton
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|12-13-2012, 08:50 PM||eBay Motors #8 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: in the woods of michigan
i have three pillar gauges, mechanical i believe.. i trust them, soon i will hav a cts also to monitor more pyrameters.. other than that my pillar gauges havent let me down yet in 2 yrs...i also run a dsp5 switch, kinda think i shoulda went with a monitor to switch tunes with.. overall im satisfied..diff varities will work better than others
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|12-13-2012, 10:21 PM||eBay Motors #9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Lakewood, CO/Lander, WY
I have both and couldn't go back to one or the other. CTS w/ mechanical boost and pyro FTW
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|12-14-2012, 12:43 AM||eBay Motors #10 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2010
I'm oldschool I like a-pillar.
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