Okay, that makes sense. I like it the way you did it better anyways. I thought about reusing my factory gauge cluster, but I think it just complicates things more by having to have two PCMs communicating with each other.The setup I have isn't autometer except for the black trim piece. Using autometer gauges would have made the whole setup around $800. Instead I used a $180 6 pcs gauge set off ebay and got a programmable fuel gauge from speedhut to match the others. Total setup was about $350.
That's why I got rid of it. With my cluster going out and not wanting to deal with integrating the two systems it just made sense. Although I'm still trying to figure out the vss sensor from jeep to GM and what the best route to go is
I'll be curious to see what you end up doing with the VSS sensor.