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4th gen fuel/temp gauge in 5th gen

Hey there pzers, new to fifth gens but loving new sir! I had a project I took up once to try installing the fuel and temperature gauges from a 4th gen into my ole ba5, I got to the stage where I had the gauges light up in the car, but the temp gauge read MAX, slowly rising up to it should I say and staying there, and the fuel gauge reading an easy empty, though I know the opposite to be true;
So out of frustration and life events that were occuring I gave up.

But now I have a 5th gen and think its gonna work in there because they're a more similar age in technology when it comes the sensors, gauges, and the wiring between. Also the similarity of the engine management system also.

So this time before I start the project I am going to research the hell out of it and do it right!

So any pointers please would be appreciated. In return ill do a full write up with pictures and everything

Much respect to you luders
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It's not a difference in technology. They're all analog gauges -- a sensor feeds voltage into the circuit, and the gauge responds to the signal. You need to make sure the sensors are the same (check the part numbers to start with), or use a set of 4th gen sensors. You also need to make sure the pins in the connectors are connecting the right wires together.
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Awesome, look forward for the final pics. Thumb up!
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Re: 4th gen fuel/temp gauge in 5th gen

The temp sensor was the one out of the bb1, part numbers were same anyways, had no excuse lol, fuel however could easily have been different voltage signal perhaps larger fuel tank?
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If the gauge was reading "empty", I'd wonder if the correct wires were connected. For that, you'd have to check the pin-outs on the connectors, or splice the correct wires together.
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