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sseebart 06-22-2014 06:18 PM

Move the Oil Pressure Sender Location?
 
I'm working on a 62 292. Someone added a mechanical oil pressure gauge in the past and now the plastic tubing is leaking. I'm looking to replace the gauge with an electric unit, but doubt I can get an electrical sender to fit:

http://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford...ef01346114.jpg

Is there any chance I can tap into another location for the sender? Would one of these two locations, just south of the fuel pump work?

http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford...2858df25bf.jpg

Thanks, in advance.

~Steve

f5fordgirl 06-22-2014 07:52 PM

I think orig the unit was in the most forward location.

Y-Blockhead 06-23-2014 12:48 AM

Any of those will work, they all tap into the main oil gallery that runs down that side of the engine.

Except the plug just below the freeze plug of course. That's the block water drain.:-X18

bjmayberry2 06-23-2014 09:55 AM

You can "T" fitting the original location and install the electric and mechanical gauges!

sseebart 06-23-2014 10:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Y-Blockhead (Post 14451668)
Any of those will work, they all tap into the main oil gallery that runs down that side of the engine.

Except the plug just below the freeze plug of course. That's the block water drain.:-X18

Thanks. I'll see if I can get that one to turn. Would like to avoid t-fittings and other adapters--fewer opportunities for leaks!

~Steve

bjmayberry2 06-23-2014 10:56 AM

I just used pipe thread sealer. No leaks so far}>


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