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Old 09-30-2008, 10:26 PM
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oil preesure

im prolly posting way to many threads here but ive got some good questions....i hope
soo ill keep this short and sweet
not a big fan of running gauges into the cab esically oil and fuel "bad experiences"
and i just fried a fuel pressure gauge i had mounted on the aem rail so i ran a braided fuel line and got the gauge off the rail-engine alltogther and onto the "crowling" is that correct? the thing that covers like the wiper motors and such
i made a nice lil mount hole for it there so it wouldent get drentched by heat and all shook up from the engine
now i want to do the same thing with a oil pressure gauge
my question is i wont be able to know how much oil pressure i have unless i get out and pop the hood

how reliable is the oil idiot light that will come on on the dash board.....and at what pressure will it kick on and is there a time that needs to be sustained at that pressure before it does.
or should i just run this dam line all the way into the cab?
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:30 PM
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Re: oil preesure

and yes i did horribly misspell, lol pressure
my bad.
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Re: oil preesure

the oil idiot light is not reliable at all. if it comes on its too late.
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Re: oil preesure

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the oil idiot light is not reliable at all. if it comes on its too late.


ding ding dingggg. pretty sure it comes on @ ~7psi'ish.


you know there's electrical oil press gauges right? its what i'm running, and its only one wire running from the gauge to the oil press sender.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Re: oil preesure

how much are digital oil press. gauges
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Re: oil preesure

ive heared bad things about the gauges that dont run the fluid in question to the gauge it self.
then again ive seen horrible things happen when there run into the cab first hand, like hot oil all up in your face

and thats worth quoting.

id have to be a really good one man if i went eletrical.
anyone have any sugestions or ones youve used and can vouch to accuracry.
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Re: oil preesure

bad things like what?

my glowshift is working just fineeeee
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Re: oil preesure

yeah ive had my autometer for 8 months and ive had no problems. i have a mechanical one. just get a name brand one and you should be fine.
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Re: oil preesure

bad like having to change out all your seats headliner pannel and carpet to get rid of the smell.

**and stains
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ding ding dingggg. pretty sure it comes on @ ~7psi'ish.


you know there's electrical oil press gauges right? its what i'm running, and its only one wire running from the gauge to the oil press sender.
do the electrical ones come with a different pressure sender to replace the stock one to send the signal??? cuz i kno the stock ones is simple an on/off signal. ive only messed with mechanical gauges
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bad like having to change out all your seats headliner pannel and carpet to get rid of the smell.

**and stains
yea, tahts if the mechanical ones fail. but you said you heard bad things about the electrical ones, which was what i was asking.

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do the electrical ones come with a different pressure sender to replace the stock one to send the signal??? cuz i kno the stock ones is simple an on/off signal. ive only messed with mechanical gauges
it looks almost exactly like the one on the left. oil line goes to the bottom, and a wire with an O-connector comes off the top. but it doesn't replace the stock one cuz if you unhook the stock one, i'm pretty sure the oil light will come on.
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Re: oil preesure

do you guys know if its possible to wire a oil gauge while still keeping the idiot oil light on/connected idk why just wondering
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it looks almost exactly like the one on the left. oil line goes to the bottom, and a wire with an O-connector comes off the top. but it doesn't replace the stock one cuz if you unhook the stock one, i'm pretty sure the oil light will come on.
ive got mine unhooked and no light idk
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oh

nvm then
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