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Apr 30, 8:57pm - #169123 
electric oil preasure gauge

where's the best place to mount a electric oil preasure gauge sender and how? (not the gauge itself) it's a Auto Meter[/color]


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May 1, 4:28am - #169124 
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May 3, 8:08am - #169125 
nooo, read once again, not the gauge itself but the sender


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May 3, 8:51am - #169126 
Originally Posted by RyOlSe
nooo, read once again, not the gauge itself but the sender[/color]



I think you drill right into the side of the oil pan. I believe there is an install guide on NC (new____celica_____.org, get it, site won't let me make that one word).

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May 3, 8:57am - #169127 
Here is a small chunk of the info from NC, the oil pan is for temp not pressure, sorry about that:


This is the perfect place to tap in for pressure readings. Even Toyota thinks so. There's another location on the head for the 2ZZ-GE but I personally think this is the best location.

required parts
:1/8" NPT female to 1/8-29 BSPT male adapter
:1/8" NPT T-fitting
:teflon tape
required tools
:crescent wrench or 24mm deep socket

Disconnect the wiring and unscrew the oil pressure switch. Remove any remaining Locktite residue on the thread and block. Screw the 1/8" NPT T-fitting to the 1/8" NPT-1/8-29 BSPT adapter before bolting it on the block. Bolt the adapter to the block. Screw in the stock pressure switch and the oil pressure sender on the T-fitting. Coat all threads with teflon tape.

Note: Be very carefull not to apply excessive weight to the T-fitting when screwing on the oil sender and switch.

Note: It would be wise to isolate the oil pressure sender from the block to avoid possible wear and failure. A high pressure hose and additional fittings are needed.

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May 5, 7:42am - #169128 
cool beans thanks [/color]


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not a problem thumbsup


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Jul 17, 3:32pm - #169131 
This is great, i wanted to mount my oil pressure sender, but didnt know how!! Now i can, anyone know where to mount oil temp???


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Jul 17, 4:23pm - #169132 
Oil temp you have to drill into the oil pan i think, he said it up above, i just read it thumbsup

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