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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:04 pm 
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i think the cluster works in opposites (not sure) coz when i upgraded my cluster without the sender it always read max
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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:39 pm 
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Hi Mate.

Looks like you are well on your way to finishing.

Are you sure the EF/EL Oil Pressure sender is obsolete? I bought mine from Ford earlier in the year for around the $70 mark.

Re the temp, there is no wire coming from the cluster to connect a signal too. It is transferred on the Data Link Wire from the ECU. The only solution I can think of is to hook up andECU and just have it run in the background so to speak. You may also find the tacho is all over the place when hooked up direct to the coil. Again, the signal needs to come from the EL ECU. Not sure how you might work around that one. If you have an EL V8 ECU it might work.

I also have a part here you might be interested in. I have the finishing cap that sits under the centre of the dash from a benchseat car. It would tidy things up nicely.

Good luck with it all.

Cheers
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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:16 pm 
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good to see you got it working... 1 down.....

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:55 am 
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sweet, this is coming along nicely, getting allt he little things done too, good to see.

what next on the list?

 

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Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:47 pm 
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Stupid question, but do you have a suppressor on the coil?

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:31 am 
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Let me know how you go. I fitted a new and better suppressor to my coil which stopped most the feedback in mine, but from time to time i do get the occasional whine now and again so it could be my msd?

 

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