Autometer Water Temp Gauge Install. Help Needed!!

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  1. ThePope

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    Hello everyone. I tryed searching the stangnet forum and here and I get different answers from everyone so I wanted to start a new post. I am installing a autometer (PN4331) water temp gauge in my 98 GT. Now everyone says the best place to go is on the bolt on the left side of the block. Others say there is a T of some sort that works on the intake. I wanted go know if anyone has done either or and how it works out. I also read putting it in the block is no good b/c the sensor falls into the block but I saw on the autometer site there is a fitting (PN2275) that works. So if anyone can help me out on this, I would appreciate it.
     
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    It should, the sender still needs to be submerged to read accurately...how the info is sent to the gauge (either electric or mechanical) is secondary. I like that method of tapping into a hose with the autometer T adapter...i'm gonna use that myself when i add water/trans temp gauges.
     
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    That is a great way to install a gauge like that! But by going mechanical it is going to be very tough to get that gauge in your interior!
     
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    How do you figure that?
     
  7. scarface

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    it wont be hard, just go through one of the body plugs.
     
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    Thats what I was going to do. when it comes to gauge installation im very clean with installing it. I just wanted to see what he would say. :D
     
  9. scarface

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    oopps my bad then.
     
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    I think I figured this all out. I think im going to just remove the passanger side sensor on the intake and hook it up there. Does anyone know the size of that hole so I can see if autometer makes a fitting for it?
     
  11. scarface

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    if I remember correctly it should come with a fitting that will work
     
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    I just went outside to test fit it and its to big :(
     
  13. scarface

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