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Old 01-29-2008, 03:04 AM   #2
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Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: Midland, TX
2001 2.5RS w/ EJ257,
6-speed, Brembos


I'm not sure I understand what you are saying....I would like to know though. I was under the impression my temp gauge was "real" LOL.

Is this what you are referring to? (Stolen from another thread
Originally Posted by H-Dtech View Post
the stock subie water temp gauge is basically a dummy gauge, its only moves at set temps. so when your car is first warming up it won't move until a set temp, then when it is at normal operation temp. it won't move until temps get into a dangerous area. basically they didn't want every commuter idiot that didn't know anything about cars bringing in there car every time they got stuck in traffic and the temps climbed abit. so the stock gauge only gives you enough info to get into trouble, and not enough to prevent it.
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