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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-15-2010 Thread Starter
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Mustang gauge hookup

Im looking to buy some gauges just to monitor my car while driving, but I zero experience with gauges and don't know the first thing about hooking them up. I can find a power source and I can also find a ground but what about the rest? Im lost and would greatly appreciate if anyone on afm has a guide or can help.


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Im looking to get a volt gauge, a water temperature, and an oil temp gauge.


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Not to sound rude, but just follow the instructions... Or at least that has always worked for me. most company's have install instructions for there products.

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I just want an overview before I buy

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have you made any mods or do you plan on doing any? Looks like you know what you want to monitor, but if boost is in your future then an air/fuel meter would be a good idea. Just make sure that you like the way the gauges look and get good ones. You will have to live with them every time you get in the car.

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i am going to be installing those 3 gauges in the upcoming weeks (when i find time and my help has time)

here is a really good post that i got lots of info from when i was doing my research
https://www.allfordmustangs.com/forum...sh-gauges.html
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If you have zero experience with installing them, I would suggest Aeroforce Gauges. Plug and play. That simple. I don't have them, but several others on here have them. The extra price would be greatly offset by the simplicity of installation. Mount the gauge, hide the wire, plug it in under the left side of the dash.

Single gauge, I would put it in a vent pod. Multiple gauges, I would put it on the pillar. If you have an aftermarket single DIN radio, they make a gauge panel that goes under/over the radio.

Hope this helps. Really simple, looks really good, and it is quality parts that should last a long time.
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