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mechanical oil press gauge

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by 2wheelmudder, May 28, 2010.

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  1. 2wheelmudder

    2wheelmudder Rockstar 100 Posts

    so i got a mechanical oil pressure gauge and i mounted it to my dash and so on I'm not sure where the line for oil should go on the engine block? and where i can run the line through the fire wall as well thanks in advance
  2. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    There should be a couple of plugged holes on the drivers side floor board, possibly one where the clutch master cyl would mount up. IF not you can drill a small on in over by the relay panel where the wiring harness goes thru.
    As for where the sensor goes, i honestly have no clue since ive never installed one ive just repaired the stock guage.
  3. 2wheelmudder

    2wheelmudder Rockstar 100 Posts

    alright thank you, and here's the mount pic

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  4. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Looks like a pretty good place since it really isnt covering anything.
  5. bigdaddy77084

    bigdaddy77084 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    did it come with some brass fittings? Old School chevys the oil sending unit was back by the distributor cap,or down by the oil filter.
  6. 2wheelmudder

    2wheelmudder Rockstar 100 Posts

    yeah it has a bunch of brass fittings, okay i though about where the sending unit was so ill try that tomorrow or something thanks
  7. 2COR517

    2COR517 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    You can tee into the port the factory sender is on. There are other galley plugs you can use also, but I'm afraid I can't give you specific locations.

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