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View Poll Results: what should i buy?
clearance lights 3 15.79%
GO RECON BIG RIG lights 0 0%
GO RECON tailgate light bar 0 0%
glowshift gauges (boost, trans temp, egt) 6 31.58%
or get both the clearence lights and the tail gate bar 1 5.26%
or get both the gauges and the clearance lights 10 52.63%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 19. This poll is closed

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what to get?

hey guys. im kind of torn right now. i got some money burning a hole in my pocket and i am wondering what everyone thinks i should get.

clearance lights (truck doesnt have them), led tailgate bar, go recon BIG RIG lights, or gauges?

if i get the clearance lights im also going to get the tailgate bar.

what do you think?

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Gauges and the clearance lights.

Autometer gauges is what I would go with. I had the Ultra Lite 2 in my Dodge and have the Cobalt in my truck now. Have had no problems out of either of them.

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If I were you, I'd get gauges and another part that would add better reliability or performance.

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UPDATE: just ordered the clearance lights from the local dodge stealership. $100 bucks. not too bad.

i want to get the gauges but im just not sure. i wanted isspro but i just dont have the budget (nor do i think i ever will haha) for those. so im thinking about the glowshift 3 gauge a pillar with boost, fuel press, and egt.

this a good plan?

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Gauges and clearance lights was my vote.

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so as i already said i ordered the clearance lights (be here tomorrow) and i am thinking about ordering gauges today. not sure. i REALLY want gauges but im just not sure. i'll probably do it anyhow

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UPDATE: just ordered the clearance lights from the local dodge stealership. $100 bucks. not too bad.

i want to get the gauges but im just not sure. i wanted isspro but i just dont have the budget (nor do i think i ever will haha) for those. so im thinking about the glowshift 3 gauge a pillar with boost, fuel press, and egt.

this a good plan?
Can never go wrong with to many guages. But I would put transmission temperature on that list if you dont already have one.

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Can never go wrong with to many guages. But I would put tranmission temperature on that list if you dont already have one.
but do i REALLY need a tranny temp if i have a manual trans?

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