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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-15-2010, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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Digital or Full Sweep Voltmeter

I'm not too sure what I like better so I wanna get you all's opinion.
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Shoot I ment to make a poll. O well
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I like the look of the analog one alot more, but the digital one is probably better in terms of function.

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depends on what other gauges your doing. . .if your doing more, stay all the same, dont flip flop

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I was just going to install just a voltmeter. I just wasn't too sure which I should get. I also want the gauge to be able to dim at nighttime if that was possible
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I have analog guages, not all guages are digital, so if I get more they will all look kinda the same. If you wire the guages right they will dim with your dash llights.



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The digital one can dim too??
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Any light can dim, A light dimming is it just having less power getting to it...for instance a light is fully bright at 12v, take it down to 6v and it dims half way...get it?...if you wire it into your auto shifter lights it'll dim(if your auto)...or just find with wires are on the out side of the dimmer switch in the dash trim...

I wired my footwell LED's into a switch then ran through the switch into the shifter light...so i can dim the footwell led's with my speedo backlight and such, as well as turn them off...

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negative ( - ) is black
positive ( + ) is white
and for a switch ground to the bolt under the ebrake plastic with a loop connector.

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Any light can dim, A light dimming is it just having less power getting to it...for instance a light is fully bright at 12v, take it down to 6v and it dims half way...get it?...if you wire it into your auto shifter lights it'll dim(if your auto)...or just find with wires are on the out side of the dimmer switch in the dash trim...

I wired my footwell LED's into a switch then ran through the switch into the shifter light...so i can dim the footwell led's with my speedo backlight and such, as well as turn them off...

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oh btw for the shifter wiring

negative ( - ) is black
positive ( + ) is white
and for a switch ground to the bolt under the ebrake plastic with a loop connector.
Alrights thanks for the info man. Helps a lot. I just wasn't too sure about it. I guess it'll just be to personal preference cause this is the only gauge ima put in my car. Also like to here other opinions on what type voltmeter you guys would install also.
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Yea thats what I wanna get. Again thanks for info people and opinions on what you'd get, and I'm glad the digital can be dimmed. A mod can close now if they like to keep it from coming up.
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