Originally Posted by Leafy
They would have to be heavily damped idiot gauges. Time and time again cars for enthusiasts have come out with the gauges we want, and then a couple years in they get removed or made into dummy gauges because Bob who bought a 94 miata new kept coming into the dealer asking why his oil pressure kept changing. And wanting to get it fixed. In 95 the oil pressure gauge just went to a value in the middle if there is any oil pressure at all.
While oil pressure might be confusing to the average person, oil temperature
shouldn't be. It would actually help the idiots since the notes in the manual could read, "Don't drive hard before the oil temp gauge hits XXX degrees."