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Old 07-18-2008, 06:16 PM   #1
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Default Gauge install question: Remote oil sender w/ t-fitting for pressure and temp?

Hey guys,

Been doing tons of research on gauges and gauge installs. However, I haven't read a post or thread on this topic.

I have decided on going with a remote oil pressure sender kit because of clearance issues and engine block vibrations on the sender unit of the electric gauges.
http://prosportgauges.com/remote-oil...ation-kit.aspx


1. My question is that, do I have to buy two of these? One for the oil temp and one for the oil pressure gauge? And also use the two gallery plug locations?

2. Can I just get one of these and get a t-fitting and hook up the two senders to one remote oil kit? If I can, I would probably go this route. Any tips on this would be awesome.


I decided against the sandwich oil adapters because of the possible leaks and hassle of changing seals, etc. However, the adapter would be a lot easier because most of them have two holes to plug in senders too...
I still might go with this route if the remote senders are a PITA.

Any help and suggestions are gratefully accepted. Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-19-2008, 06:07 PM   #2
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I just did this recently with my car. A t-fitting won't work w/ the temp sender
because there is no oil circulating thru the hose. I know it is more convenient but it just won't work. I used a pro-sport remote sender kit in the front oil galley plug. I removed the dummy light sender under the alternator and bought a 1/8 bsp to 1/8 npt adapter from e-gauges.com and just screwed the remote sender hose into that. For the temp sender I bought there oil galley plug adapter from pro-sport and screwed my temp gauge into that down by the intercooler. works perfect and looks really clean...
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:14 PM   #3
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pm'd with another question.

Why only use one remote sender kit? Was it just for clearance issues under the alternator?
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Old 07-22-2008, 12:07 PM   #4
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Remove the plug down by the Intercooler and use 1 of the above kits for pressure.

Then, by the alternator remove the original pressure sensor, and use the hole there for oil temperature.

The only drawback is that the original oil-pressure warning light doesn't work anymore, but if you ever see that light come up while driving, chances are your engine is toast already
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