Any diesel guru will tell you that monitoring your diesel's vital signs is essential, and is more important than any performance modifications you can make to your truck. After all, if you add 100 hp or more to a diesel, but don't know how hot your EGTs are, or how much boost your turbo is feeding the engine, the result can be catastrophic. Being able to keep tabs on EGTs, boost, and transmission temperature undoubtedly brings peace of mind to any diesel owner. As part of our '97 7.3L Power Stroke buildup, we decided to have Diesel Tech in San Jacinto, California, install a set of gauges from Auto Meter. Here's how the install on our '97 Ford F-350 went.