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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:35 pm 
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Hey lads what has to be done to attach a oil gauge onto a EF? tried a search, just comes up with 100+ posts on what type of oil to use in engines lol

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:40 pm 
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oil temperature or oil pressure? mechanical or electric? aftermarket or replacing the factory low series cluster wiht a mid/high cluster.

try providing some more info buddy.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:42 pm 
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You have to get a gauge with a sender that matches the gauge and get yourself a 'T' piece and put in the the engine were the current oil light sender is, then put the current oil sender in to the back of the 'T' piece and put you new sender into the side opening of the 'T' piece

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:43 pm 
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Ok sorry didnt know there was that much in it, just a aftermarket oil pressure gauge, its for a GLI so theres no oil pressure gauge standard.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:44 pm 
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just the std xr cluster?
if so... just add the cluster (police or XR) into the car and replace the oil switch for a sender unit.

If you want a mechanical guage.. you need a T-piece and plumb it to the block and add the sender/pipe too it.

if you want 2 electrical guages.. I'd advise you add 2 senders and have 2 readings... as the factory one prolly doesn't use the same resistance of the aftermarket one.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:45 pm 
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heh... same time

least we all had simular answers!

 

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What sender is in a EF GLI?

 

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basic on/off switch

 

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Ok thanks lads

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:53 pm 
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not a problem

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:09 pm 
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just put one in my car a few weeks ago! GO the electric one as no oil vac line is used, and is easy to put in.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:10 pm 
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whats the electric one look like? got any pics?

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:37 pm 
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the electric one looks the same as the others,i've got the spitfire 2' perfect size I recon,i'll try and upload some photos,if you get one and have trouble pm me!

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:39 pm 
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awsome, will do mate.

 

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hope this works

 

 

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