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How many of you guys run an EGT guage on your cars? In my old world (diesel) you live and die by it. Im sure it is just as important on a Gas motor but how much really?
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I go by the saying "you can never know to much about what your car is doing" especially with all the add-on aftermarket parts and engine builds we do
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Originally Posted by MMorgan9812 View Post
I go by the saying "you can never know to much about what your car is doing" especially with all the add-on aftermarket parts and engine builds we do
I generally live my life by this rule of thumb as well. I really cant get enough information about what is going on inside my motor. With that said i would like to hear from people that run them. Maybe someone can share a story about how they a saved their *** or helped diagnose a problem.
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http://holleyefi.biz/REDLINE-8-CHANN...ED-EGT-KIT.htm

Integrated into the dominator. I'd like this
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Hell i was talking about running one on each bank
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Won't tell much

8 channel you can really do something

Shutdown if something happens to a cylinder where it rises above set limit.

See trends of cylinder distribution and correct with trims

Say like u last week... You loose a cylinder...... Have it set to shutdown if say above 200kpa any cylinder is below a set egt limit

Ect
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Originally Posted by rotary1307cc View Post
Won't tell much

8 channel you can really do something

Shutdown if something happens to a cylinder where it rises above set limit.

See trends of cylinder distribution and correct with trims

Say like u last week... You loose a cylinder...... Have it set to shutdown if say above 200kpa any cylinder is below a set egt limit

Ect

Yeah i dig the idea that's for sure just not looking to drop 1k on the idea. The actual gauges are cheap. I wonder if i could find away to have the holley monitor them all pretty cleanly.
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Clean as in r software or clean to the eye under the hood?
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Originally Posted by rotary1307cc View Post
Clean as in r software or clean to the eye under the hood?
Software. Im assuming each sensor would take up a output?
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Yes correct. But the dominator has plenty. That kit comes with the holley connector. It simply plugs in and you assign the pinmap and done.

I will try to find the vid of software layout on a data log. It is very cool
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Originally Posted by rotary1307cc
This is yours? Damn that's badass.
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EGT monitoring is a cheaper alternative to doing this:



Wideband monitor and self fuel correction for each cylinder with MS3Pro.

I feel like r1307 has been saved by his Holly a few times now, considering the amount of safety measures in place
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Add post turbo EGT's to pre-turbo and you can determine how much enthalpy the Turbo/'s systems are using/losing.
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Originally Posted by oscs View Post
This is yours? Damn that's badass.
Ha I wish. I have an HP. If I had a dominator it would be on the Christmas list lol
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For turbo guys that put them in the collector pre turbo, I'd say EGT is really kind of a waist.

It can have benefits in N/A or blown **** if monitoring each hole.
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And how could you say that?
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Yeah I'm not following. At the bare minimum having one pre turbo on each bank can tell you differences between the two.
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I would run a sensor pre-turbo/wastegate on each bank, yeah it's not as good as a sensor on each cylinder but it's better than not knowing at all. And will help with any diagnostics or trouble shooting that may ever occur.
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Originally Posted by Blown06 View Post
For turbo guys that put them in the collector pre turbo, I'd say EGT is really kind of a waist.

It can have benefits in N/A or blown **** if monitoring each hole.
Make sure you let the diesel crowd know they are doing it wrong .

My truck has one pax manifold, 100* per 10mph and I get good mpg.
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