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Old 04-26-2007, 06:27 AM
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I need to bring this back up. I still cant find anything to hook up my oil temp guage. I asked around about the adapter, but know one knows anything about it. So has anyone gotten this gauge hooked up yet? how and where can i get it?
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:33 PM
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:07 PM
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For the oil temp, I just used a M14x1.5 plug with the sensor already on it.
This is actually the one I used.. VDO part # 323 055D. I got it from a local guage store. I didn't install it until last monday because I was waiting for an oil change and they did it for the head install.
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:09 PM
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Awesome man. Thanks. Do you know what this gauge store is called or anywhere else i could get it or order it. Im trying to get this thing done before MOTD
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:24 PM
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It was a place in Van Nuys that Danny at MINI Corsa sent me to.

A quick search found this: Car Shop Inc, but I am sure you could find one local at your auto parts stores.
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:33 PM
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I have asked around, but everyone told me it was a dealer part, and the dealer told me to get it at a local parts store
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:56 PM
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Chase--

I hope this helps

Info on temp sender adapter. It uses the temp sender that came with your guage.

http://www.northamericanmotoring.com...il+temp+sender

The adapter that I bought for oil temp
autometer (2267) 1/8" NPT to M14x1.5
from Pepboys.com $9.73 w/ free shipping
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I have it hooked up and working.
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Old 04-26-2007, 09:19 PM
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The link doesnt work
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Old 04-26-2007, 09:40 PM
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here you go.

It's just a thread about people finding and using the autometer adapter.

http://www.northamericanmotoring.com...light=oil+temp

It works. I have the STRI guages and am using the adapter as well.

Or are you talking about www.pepboys.com
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what guages are offered?
ie. volt meter, oil pressure, a/f ratio, oil temp, water temp etc etc...
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Old 04-30-2007, 08:28 PM
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what guages are offered?
ie. volt meter, oil pressure, a/f ratio, oil temp, water temp etc etc...
http://www.striracing.com/pro_x.htm
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Old 04-30-2007, 10:13 PM
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Make sure to contact Stoop about getting her price. She could probably get you a better deal than going through STRI
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Old 05-07-2007, 06:04 PM
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Ok, so I got Gauges I while back everything works good except they dim in reverse of my Tach and Speedo. I disconnected them from the red/grey runner wire by the fuses, tested them individually back on the grey/red wire and they still dimmed backwards.

Any Idea on what I may have done wrong?

I couldn't have done that much wrong. Everything is working.

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All the wires for the 2 gauges are tied together (ground and ground, Ignition and Ignition, Dimmer and Dimmer)

Ignition wire is connected to fuse 32 (cig lighter) by an add a fuse.

Ground is connected to a bolt on the fire wall left of the clutch pedal.

Dimmer is connected to the Grey/red runner in the wire bundle next to the fuse box.
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Yesterday as I was turning the car on and letting the gauge do it’s start-up sweep it do what it normally does. The light came on, started to sweep then it stopped it’s sweep a tick under 180 then went back down to 0 instead of going all the way to 300, blinking then back to 0.

Then as oil temp rises it gets stuck at a tick under 180 for a while before it’ll go over it. I can actually see the needle trying to get over that temp. The needle bounces up and down just slightly like it’s pushing but can’t get over it then it finally breaks free and gives me a reading over 180.

Is there warranty for this? I feel like I can’t trust the gauge reading.

Has this happened to anyone?
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