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Transmission temp gauge

OK guys I am ready to buy a trans temp gauge,and have been reading about one that mounts up to the pan by screwing it into a port above the pan rail,is this using fluid or electrical to gauge the temp,and what will I need with the gauge .

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The gauge should come with all thats necessary to mount in that port. It's just threaded. and its electrical.


What gauges are you looking at?

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Look at glowshift gauges. I got them. Theyn are kinda ricey, but I think the 7 color thing is cool. There cheap too. If you buy the gauge for the ford, and do the correct vehicle and model, they will give you the right fitting

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If you buy autometer gauges and are planning on mounting it in the pan make sure you order the weld in bung for the trans pan. Otherwise it's probably gonna leak. Autometer Part number is 2261

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I am looking at Glowshift,I like the price and the color faces are nice for sure.

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I am looking at Glowshift,I like the price and the color faces are nice for sure.
yeah of course you like the price, they will crap out after the one year warranty expires on them!
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isspros are the way to go!!!

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i havent heard much good about glowshift. dieselmanor and some other site have a nice price on isspro's.

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cough cough autometer is the best

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I like what I see with Autometer,I'll check into them ,Oh and dietoremain how would you know all the glowshifts crap out after a year unless you have had more than one!

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