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iDash 1.8 Super Gauge

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iDash 1.8 Super Gauge for use with OBDII CAN bus vehicles, Stand-Alone
Fits all 2008+ and some others (see chart below)
Stand alone gauge for OBDII CAN bus vehicles

This gauge is actually a computer and a monitor that reads and calculates all the data your vehicle makes available. The Banks “Super Gauge” can display up to eight parameters (per gauge) and can datalog up to 20 min/max values, dependent on what is actually available on your vehicle’s bus. Use it to read data you never even knew you could or knew existed. Don’t just monitor your vehicle’s performance — define it!


Meet the All-New
Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge

Vehicle Monitoring like not other! — Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge opens a window into the vital inner workings of your vehicle, letting you see what’s beyond the dashboard. This Super Gauge monitors, displays, and data logs multiple vehicle parameters such as speed, EGT, AFR, RPM, and engine temp. In addition, the iDash 1.8 calculates Banks proprietary and/or patented information such as manifold air density, intercooler effectiveness and more. Plus it logs performance, can set custom alerts. The iDash 1.8 can also be used in pre-OBD-II vehicles by utilizing Banks expansion modules as well as numerous aftermarket ECUs.

The Banks iDash 1.8 is designed to help you get the most out of your driving experience.

Information... lots of information!

When it comes to your vehicle, information is key. If you don't know what is going on under the hood, how can you know that it's running optimally? The Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge allows you to see information that your dashboard doesn't share. Whether your towing and want to keep an eye on your Exhaust Gas Temperature, or driving around town monitoring your Engine Load, the Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge will tell you what your dashboard will not.

Pick what you want to see, where you want to see it and how it’s displayed. Populate the screen with English or Metric units and choose from 100's of pre-loaded gauges.

Here are some examples of what you can expect to see (varies by vehicle):
2017-19 Ford 6.7L Power Stroke
2017-19 GM 6.6L Duramax L5P
2015-18 Ram 6.7L Cummins

Accurate Data

Populate your Gauges

OBD-II (On-Board Diagnostics port)  Information is key, and you want it direct from the source. The Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge pulls data straight from your OBD-II connector. That is the port where your vehicle's ECU (or brain) shares all of it's secrets and the iDash is more than happy to relate that information to you.

Aftermarket ECUs – The aftermarket ECU version of the iDash includes a power and CAN harness that you wire directly to your aftermarket ECU. Once connected, the iDash will be able to read many of the internal parameters of your standalone ECU such as AFR, knock, EGT and much more.

Supported ECUs
  • Motec: M400, M600, M800, M880, M84
  • Haltech: All Can Bus Equiped Haltech ECUs
  • AEM: Infinity EMS (30?71XX),  AEM V2 & EMS?4 (30?6XXX)
  • Link: All Link G4+ ECUs
  • Megasquirt: MS2, MS3, MSPNP, MS3pro, MS3Pro PNP
  • ...More coming soon!

Soo much data!

What... the 100's of parameters available over OBD-II isn't enough for you? Expand what you can do with additional modules from Banks Power! With our expanding line of performance sensor modules, you can monitor anything your heart desires. With our expanded suite of sensors, you can monitor density, pressure, voltage, temperature, and so much more. For more information on our growing line of performance modules designed to work with the Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge, give us a call 800-601-8072

» Add over 40 additional sensors
» Data integrates seamlessly with iDash
» View, data-log, set alerts with iDash
» Plug and Play
» High accuracy
» Fast responding
» Flexible configuration
» Simple to set up
» Easy firmware updates through iDash

Be Prepared

Set safety alerts to your preference. No more relying on the dummy lights in your dash board to alert you after it’s too late! Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge allows you to more accurately monitor system vitals, and alerts you to a problem before it’s too late. With visual notifications, you will know right away that something is wrong, and what it is.

Never be left unaware.

» Set custom low and high alerts
» Choose any parameter
» Monitor any Min/Max value you set
» Constantly monitored whether on-screen or not
» Warns of any potentially harmful conditions
» On-screen notifications
» Smarter than the “dummy” lights on your dash

No more bouncing off the rev limiter as you punch it up the freeway on-ramp!

» User programmable
» Adjust shift point to any RPM value
» Choose any color combination
» High visibility

The Doctor is in — Vehicle Diagnostics

Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge opens a window into the vital inner workings of your vehicle’s ECU, letting you see what’s beyond your dashboard gauges. Check/Clear diagnostic codes at the touch of a button. And the best part? Logged events are defined in plain English, not just codes, so you don’t need a factory manual, or a trip to the dealership, to know what you’re looking at.

Monitor Vitals — Monitor vehicle functions accordingly, so you’ll always know exactly what your engine is doing. Set your vehicle’s safety zones and the Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge will let you know, both visually and audibly, where you stand. Replaces the silent, dumbed-down factory gauges with informative displays.

Diagnose Problems — Check/Clear diagnostic codes at the touch of a button. And the best part? Logged events are defined in plain English, not just codes. Now you know what is wrong with your vehicle before taking it into the shop for repairs.

Review Max Values — With the Max Values screen, you can monitor to see just how high certain parameters are reaching. This allows you to focus on other things, like driving, and check back at your convenience to see just how hot your engine ran or RPMs revved.

The iDash 1.8 is like having a personal technician in your corner.

» Auto technician at your service
» Read/clear most diagnostic codes
» Most codes are defined in plain English
» Discover what is wrong with your vehicle
» Clear “check engine light”
» Reads vehicle Emissions Systems status
» Make sure your vehicle is ready
» Know what to look into before SMOG testing
» Save money on repeated testing
» Know what’s wrong before visiting a mechanic

Expandable — Want more, Do more!

With a single iDash 1.8 you can display up to eight parameters at a time — but with more iDash 1.8 gauges, you can keep your eye on even more. By connecting up to four iDash 1.8 Super Gauges, you increase the total monitoring and control. With this configuration you can see up to 32 gauge readings at the same time to monitor much more of what is going on under the hood. Crazy right! If you’re into big data, this is the Super Gauge for you!

Freedom to expand as you want, and mount where you please!

» Connect up to four iDash 1.8 gauges
» Connected iDash 1.8 gauges work together
» Standard 2-1/16” (52mm) diameter format
» Fits most universal gauge mounts on the market
— A-pillar
— Steering column
— Dash-mount
— Banks windshield mount
— Wherever

The possibilities are endless...

Pick what you want to see, where you want to see it and how it’s displayed.

Choose your color — What’s YOUR favorite color? With Banks iQ 2.0 you can adjust the various gauge styles to match either your vehicle’s dash, or to your personal favorite. The choice is yours!

Choose your style — Pick from digital readouts to analog gauges. Large, easy to read dials that offer the crucial data you need at a glance! No squinting or staring. Helps keep your eyes on the road and your info ready at a glance.

» Choose from a variety of gauge layouts
» Display 2-8 values at a time per gauge
» Choose any parameter available
» View what matters to you
» Over 300 parameters available*
» Standard or Metric units
» Built-in sensor for auto-dimming
» Change the color of text & bar graphs
» Connect multiple gauges
» Control Banks products
» Monitor vehicle performance
» Plus so much more

*Availability of parameters varies by vehicle.

  • Customizable gauge display
  • Read Boost Pressure, EGT and so much more
  • Avoid costly repairs by monitoring important sensors
  • Display 2-8 values
  • Read up to 80 OBDII Mode 01 values
  • Over 300 parameters available
  • View Data your dash does not display
  • Displays accurate values your OEM dash gauges filter
  • Includes patented OBDII Density (exclusive to Banks)
  • Log up to 20 min/max values
  • Optional Data-Logging records up to 100 values continuously
  • Built-in Shift & RPM Light
  • Connect multiple iDash 1.8 gauges
  • Auto-Dimming Feature
  • Fits standard 52mm (2-1/16 inch) gauge mounts
  • Allows forced stationary regen on L5P Duramax
  • Features vary by application


Owners Manuals and Available Parameters: Take a look at some of what is viewable on the vehicles listed below.

» Owners Manual, Banks iDash 1.8 Super Gauge
» Quick Start Guide