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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-04-2012, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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This is my vent thread. I recently purchased a set of 4 SPEK gauges for my truck all BRAND NEW, and a ProParts 4 gauge pillar pod. First problem I had, the damn gauges would not fit in the pod, I had to file the holes out in the pod to even get them to fit, then had to file the plastic retaining nut on the gauges to get them tight. After that mess I wired them all up and put them in the truck, put all the senders in, then powered the gauges up. 2 of the gauges have buttons that dont work, and one has erratic needle movement. All 4 seem to have issues with the back lights dimming and brightening up on there own, and the needles will jump back and forth with KOEO. Has anybody else had issues like this?? Im pretty pissed off that I spent almost $1000 on junk gauges, that I thought were supposed to be top of the line!!

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not sure what the drama is between you 2 ??

but triple check your ground wires to the gauges and senders if applicable

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Got $1k to spend on gauges but not enough to buy all the used parts you waste peoples' time asking about in classifieds?

who is recommending "proparts" gauges to anybody anyways. never heard of them or seen anyone recommend them on this site or others but you thought they were top of the line?

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Holy cow man 1000 dollars on gauges??!!? Damn man you coulda got auto meters or Iss pros for WAY cheaper than that, and prolly even enough left over to get an edge to monitor your other gauges with, geez that sucks

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where did you get your info from that they were top of the line? isspro, glow shift, autometer. all good gauges. or a monitor like f350 said, if you wanna spend more money. which obviously wasnt a problem when you dropped a grand on apparent junk. sorry to hear you learned an expensive lesson. i think we've all been there. just do more research before buying next time. good luck in the future.
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he has the cash to spend because he takes it from people he "sells" things too and buys "cool" parts
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is there a link or some major ripoff We need to know about ?

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Re: PROPARTS SPEK GAUGES ARE JUNK!

you got your ####ing money back, get over it

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he has the cash to spend because he takes it from people he "sells" things too and buys "cool" parts

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FASS 160, DOZER'S RR, BULLSEYE S366 BATMO,
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Got $1k to spend on gauges but not enough to buy all the used parts you waste peoples' time asking about in classifieds?

who is recommending "proparts" gauges to anybody anyways. never heard of them or seen anyone recommend them on this site or others but you thought they were top of the line?
correction dick head, i told you to text me if you still had them, 3 months later i finally hear back from you. now your ####ty with me?

and SPEK gauges are supposed to be some of the nicest ones out there, expensive yes, but nice

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EGR DELETE, 4IN TURBO BACK, ARP's,
FASS 160, DOZER'S RR, BULLSEYE S366 BATMO,
BULLETPROOF 58V, LIVEWIRE WITH GEARHEAD TUNES.

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