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Best? gauge to buy and cam advancement?

In message <3382DAD8.5C99@tiac.net> Allan Jones writes:

> Is there a gauge that can, with various adapters, do
> everything(serious case of very wishful thinking?) like check the
> coolant pressure, brake line pressure, compression, tire pressure, I'm
> running out of things, etc.


A good compression gauge goes to around 15 bar.  Coolant is a tenth of that, 
and brake lines ten times that.  You simply can't build a gauge (unless it's 
digital) that reads all applications with enough precision.
Quite apart from the idea of putting a fuel injection gauge (which gets pretty 
damn soaked in fuel when you use it) into a brake fluid circuit.

The fluids in cars are pretty well mutually hostile.  Keep 'em apart.
 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club