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Old 05-16-2014, 12:07 AM   #1
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Autometer water temp and voltmeter gauge install

So I finally got around to ordering new gauges to fill up my cd player delete and I need help figuring out how to install them. The actual instructions are pretty crappy and really just list where the wires will go on the gauge itself. I found this link: Auto Meter and while that's helpful I was wondering if anybody has installed these and how they did it.
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I go right into the radio harness or directly into the fuse box. Sender is obvious. Hot to hot, ground to ground or the frame and then the light/dimmer to the dimmer feed on your radio. It helps IMMENSELY if you have an aftermarket radio installed since the harness for those is pretty self explanatory.
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Ok cool, I wasn't 100% sure if I should tie in to the radio harness or not but that is definitely the easiest route
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Forgot to put up some pics. Install was simple but I took my time (about 2 hours total). My only complaint with this post on is that it isn't exactly easy to see the gauges, so as I get more gauges the minor ones are going into those positions.
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Yeah I would not put gauges there myself unless it was a racecar honestly. The autometer cluster bezel and a good a-pillar pod is going to be your best bet for oil/water/oil temp/boostvac/fuel press and AF. That space you are using now is best reserved for a nice double din touchscreen IMHO.
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Yeah I originally ally bought it to delete my cd player when I installed my radio. I've heard of people moving the climate controls down to that slot and putting the gauge pod in the top slot, but I didn't want to dick with it just yet.
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