View Full Version : air/fuel gauge, Wideband O2 sensors

09-23-2007, 10:36 AM
I'm thinking about installing an air fuel gauge. After doing some reading I've seen some that DO NOT work with wideband O2 sensors. Are ours considered wideband?

Has anyone installed one? Do they just splice into one or both O2 sensors?

09-23-2007, 11:27 AM
the OEM ones all thunderbirds have are narrowband. if u want to properly montioryour A/F ratio go with a wideband. u can get a kit from jegs for pretty cheap, i think around $200 or so.

09-23-2007, 12:44 PM
here is an link to an old article from import tuner mag where they tested a number of wb02 sensors. provides other info to consider...

09-23-2007, 05:45 PM
I just want the AME (?) version...have to read up on that. The guy up here that has the dyno has one installed in his 06 Trailblazer SS, 150 shot of nitrous and it ran a 12.8 the other week. He suggested it, but we didn't talk to much about it then. SCP sells that pillar pod for 30 beans and with or dollar finally whipping the US$ it a deal....wish it did that 2 years ago when I spent 9,000!!!!

In regards the wideband sensors, would I have to install new o2's?

09-23-2007, 06:39 PM
You need the O2's you a have now... those are narrow band and its the only ones the EEC knows how to read... period.

You would need a hole drilled and a new dung welded on so you can mount up the wideband for your gauge.

09-23-2007, 07:55 PM
oh duh...just add more sensors :) I was kinda thinking the EEc would get all discombobulated if I threw more crap at it.

I did some readind and guys have one in each pipe (I have true dual) and they just switch back and forth. I might consider 2 gauged, right and left. Not sure I'm down with switchin back and forth

09-23-2007, 09:25 PM