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As above, im going for a twin pillar gauge jobbie, one pod will be taken up with a boost gauage and just wondered what other gauge to stick in the remaining pillar pod ??

So what would you guys say is the most important gauge to have on an RB26 ?

Input appreciated :thumbsup:

EDIT - It'll only be running stage 1 mods (circa 400bhp, standard turbo's @ 1 bar with exhaust ect ect)
 

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Oil pressure is a must IMO. Try to squeeze an AFR somewhere as well though as this is very important once you start modding.
 

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AFR, Fuel presure and oil pressure

Not many put a fuel pressure gauge in the car however lose fuel pressure on boost and your engine is likely to die. Ask Kismecapitan he will tell you :(

So if you are running single fuel pumps its a very good idea!
 

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running a fuel pressure gauge in the cabin is only safe either with a fuel isolater for a mech gauge, or use an electrical gauge!

just stick a voltmeter in they are easier to wire up!! ;)
 

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AFR, Fuel presure and oil pressure

Not many put a fuel pressure gauge in the car however lose fuel pressure on boost and your engine is likely to die. Ask Kismecapitan he will tell you :(

So if you are running single fuel pumps its a very good idea!
Surely if you're monitoring AFR it'll tell you if fuel pressure has dropped to a dangerous value?
 

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Well, thanks for that, but if you wouldnt mind explaining what the hell that means lol.
Digital dash unit. Definiately will not fit in an A-pillar pod. :D

Oil pressure and AFR. Get an AEM unit, which will allow the ECU to run closed loop from the lambda when you get that far.
 

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Stack Instruments dash - covers revs, speed, oil temp, oil pressure, water temperature, fuel pressure, fuel level - all with adjustable warning levels and peak recall. Lap timimg too.

Add to that a seperate boost gauge, wideband gauge and exhaust gas temperature and you have pretty much everything covered.

You can fit the dash and boost gauge in a carbon dash panel, the 3 others 52mm in place of triple gauge in the centre console. Zero gauge clutter.
 

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Stack Instruments dash - covers revs, speed, oil temp, oil pressure, water temperature, fuel pressure, fuel level - all with adjustable warning levels and peak recall. Lap timimg too.

Add to that a seperate boost gauge, wideband gauge and exhaust gas temperature and you have pretty much everything covered.

You can fit the dash and boost gauge in a carbon dash panel, the 3 others 52mm in place of triple gauge in the centre console. Zero gauge clutter.
Jeez !! Isnt this a bit overkill for just a stage 1 GTR :nervous:

I only wanted a couple of gauges to keep an eye on things, all of a sudden im making the drag RII gauge count look inadequate :p
 

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How about something along these lines; will do until you go up to stage 2...

 

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all good suggestions so far (i like the STACK meter!), but i didn't see anyone mention Water Temp. granted, none of the stock gauges are known for their accuracy, but i think the stock water temp is the worst of all. even when it's working, it basically gives 3 readings: cold, not cold, and TOAST.
 
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