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Fuel Pressure Gauge Install

So i just installed an Autometer fuel pressure gauge on my truck. I installed the sender on the top of the billet aluminum fuel filter cap that I had. When I first installed the billet cap, it was leaking a little because of the stock o-ring that was on it was wrong size. I replaced o-ring with different one and it seems to be fine now. Has anybody installed a fuel pressure gauge using the fuel filter cap??? Any thoughts/criticisms would be appreciated. I have already ordered the kit to move the sender to a remote location, but it seems to be working fine for now....reading 62psi at idle. Is it recommended to put sender in a remote location??

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you dont need to relocate it, you will be just fine.
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10" LIFT, 38X14X24 KUMHO MUDDERS
MKW WHEELS, AMP RESEARCH STEPS
4:56 F/R GEARS, 5% TINT, CLAYMORE HITCH
PHANTOM II VOLTMETER, BOOST, EGT
TRANS TEMP, 2 12" KICKER COMP SUBS,
PIONEER AVIC Z130, RECON TAILS, 3RD BRAKE &
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how much clearance between the sensor and the hood. and where did you mount the guage. a lot of people are using the test port on the side of the filter.

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There is plenty of clearance. I already ordered the braided hose remote kit to mount on the side. This was just temporary, but if it continues to work, I might just leave it.


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4:56 F/R GEARS, 5% TINT, CLAYMORE HITCH
PHANTOM II VOLTMETER, BOOST, EGT
TRANS TEMP, 2 12" KICKER COMP SUBS,
PIONEER AVIC Z130, RECON TAILS, 3RD BRAKE &
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UPFITTERS, EXTANG REVOLUTION LO PRO, MBRP DUALS
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BUMP!!!
Has anybody else mounted here? What type of thread sealant should I use on the fittings?

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10" LIFT, 38X14X24 KUMHO MUDDERS
MKW WHEELS, AMP RESEARCH STEPS
4:56 F/R GEARS, 5% TINT, CLAYMORE HITCH
PHANTOM II VOLTMETER, BOOST, EGT
TRANS TEMP, 2 12" KICKER COMP SUBS,
PIONEER AVIC Z130, RECON TAILS, 3RD BRAKE &
CAB LEDS, HID 6000K HEADLIGHTS & FOGS
UPFITTERS, EXTANG REVOLUTION LO PRO, MBRP DUALS
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