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AutoMeter technicians take the time to document and install products on the most popular applications to provide a detailed and descriptive, easy to use how-to guide for your application.

  • 2003 GM Duramax Boost, EGT, and Transmission Temp
    2003 GM Duramax Boost, EGT, and Transmission Temp published 11/17/2016

    Here we installed a GM Factory Match transmission temp, boost, and EGT (pyrometer) on a tow truck equipped with the Chevy/GMC Duramax.

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  • Scion FRS/Subaru BRZ Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Water Temp
    Scion FRS/Subaru BRZ Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Water Temp published 03/15/2016

    AutoMeter recommends pre-assembling the gauge pod and pre-wiring the gauges installed to ease the installation. Follow gauge instructions for wiring. After wiring the pod, you should have your 12v power, ground, lighting power, and signal wires coming from the pod.

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  • Jeep Wrangler JK 3.8L Gauge Installation
    Jeep Wrangler JK 3.8L Gauge Installation published 03/15/2016

    This JK Wrangler is about to undergo some modifications to make it a little (or a lot) more capable off road. The first and most important step is to make sure we've got the proper gauges to keep ourselves from breaking more things than we need to on the trails.

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  • Ford Mustang 5.0L Coyote Gauge Installation
    Ford Mustang 5.0L Coyote Gauge Installation published 11/13/2014

    The new 5.0 makes quite a bit of power in stock form. In order to safely start to extract more power, it's a good idea to make sure you've got the critical systems monitored properly.

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  • Diesel Tach Installation
    Diesel Tach Installation published 03/15/2016

    The AutoMeter 2888 and 3788 diesel tachs are a simple way to add a high performance tach to your diesel rig. This video illustrates a typical installation

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  • 2008 Dodge 6.7L Cummins Gauge Installation
    2008 Dodge 6.7L Cummins Gauge Installation published 12/18/2014

    We need to start cranking up the boost a little bit on this Dodge Cummins. The first thing that you need to do before messing around with tuning these motors is to make sure you got the gauges in place to safely do it.

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  • 7.3L Ford Powerstroke Boost, HPOP, Trans Temp and EGT Gauge Installation
    7.3L Ford Powerstroke Boost, HPOP, Trans Temp and EGT Gauge Installation published 04/04/2011

    Our '01 Powerstroke needed some gauges to keep it safe after getting a bit of a tune. We had a great set of Ford Factory Match gauges to integrate into the interior so we set this truck up with the 4 most popular add ons.

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  • Chevy LS Motor Water Temp and Oil Pressure Gauge Installation
    Chevy LS Motor Water Temp and Oil Pressure Gauge Installation published 12/18/2014

    It's no wonder you see so many LS motors getting swapped into everything these days. The combination of great power, light weight, compact design and relatively great fuel economy make a solid argument for choosing an LS. Because everything is computer controlled on these engines, you're going to need some new gauges.

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  • Fuel Pressure and Boost on GM LS Dervired Engines
    Fuel Pressure and Boost on GM LS Dervired Engines published 03/15/2016

    The LS motor and all of its siblings have really skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years. Great power, reliability, economy and fairly easy installations have made this the go-to engine of choice for many builders and enthusiasts.

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  • 1998-2002 Dodge Ram Diesel Fuel Pressure Gauge Installation
    1998-2002 Dodge Ram Diesel Fuel Pressure Gauge Installation published 12/18/2014

    Looking to put a fuel pressure gauge on your Dodge Cummins? There's a couple steps that you'll want to take to really get the install right.

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  •  2010+ Chevrolet Camaro: AutoMeter Tach Adapter (#9117) Installation
    2010+ Chevrolet Camaro: AutoMeter Tach Adapter (#9117) Installation published 03/15/2016

    Whether you are installing a shift light, or an after market tachometer, you will need to create a new, useable tachometer signal. The new Camaro does not have an available, readily accessible tachometer signal that we are aware of yet.

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  • Ford 4.6L Modular Motor Water Temperature & Oil Pressure Installation
    Ford 4.6L Modular Motor Water Temperature & Oil Pressure Installation published 03/15/2016

    It's been a while, but we're back with some more tech. Today we're taking a look at connecting Water Temperature and Oil Pressure gauges to a Ford 4.6L Modular Motor. These points will be helpful whether you're working on a original equipment engine or on a swap application.

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  • 2007 Subaru WRX STI Gauge and Dash Pod Install - Boost/Vac, Oil Pressure, and EGT/Pyrometer
    2007 Subaru WRX STI Gauge and Dash Pod Install - Boost/Vac, Oil Pressure, and EGT/Pyrometer published 03/15/2016

    This time we're taking an in depth look at how to hook up what are considered by many tuners to be essential gauges on an 07 Subaru WRX STi. We also examine the installation of the #20018 Center Dash Pod, and include some helpful tips for installation.

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  • 2008 Ford Super Duty Gauge Install - Boost & Pyrometer
    2008 Ford Super Duty Gauge Install - Boost & Pyrometer published 03/15/2016

    Under the hood, at the passenger's side front of the engine bay, locate the intercooler outlet pipe where it connects to the engine brake (looks like a throttle body, see circled area on picture above) on the intake elbow. Use an 11mm, deep well socket to loosen the clamps at this connection and also where this pipe connects to the intercooler in front of the radiator.

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  • 05-09 Ford Mustang: AutoMeter Tach Adapter (#9117) Installation
    05-09 Ford Mustang: AutoMeter Tach Adapter (#9117) Installation published 03/15/2016

    New bodystyle Ford Mustangs utilize coil on plug ignition that requires a specialized adapter to provide an RPM signal to an AutoMeter tach or shift light. These are details of the installation of that adapter, #9117. Trying to install an AutoMeter tachometer or shift light in your 05 or newer Ford Mustang and aren't sure where to start?

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  • 1999-2007 Ford Super Duty Diesel Triple Gauge Kit Installation Guide (Boost, Trans. Temp, Pyrometer, Pillar)
    1999-2007 Ford Super Duty Diesel Triple Gauge Kit Installation Guide (Boost, Trans. Temp, Pyrometer, Pillar) published 03/15/2016

    This tech article supplements the instructions included with the AutoMeter #7075 Diesel Kit and gives complete details on what you will need and how to install the critical gauges needed to keep tabs on your modified diesel.

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  • 2015 Ford Mustang 5.0 Coyote Water Temp and Oil Temp Install
    2015 Ford Mustang 5.0 Coyote Water Temp and Oil Temp Install published 11/17/2016

    A comprehensive guide to installing water temp and oil temp gauges into a 2015 Ford Mustang.

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