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Oil pressure gauge

Was wanting to put in an aftermarket oil pressure gauge, was wondering with the hpop, if I had to have ant special gauge for higher pressure numbers
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For regular pressure all you'd need is a 100 psi sender and it can be mounted to the right of the oil filter for bottom end pressure or "T'd" into the sender on top of the HPOP sump to see HPOP supply pressure. If HPOP pressures are what you are after ISSPRO and I believe AutoMeter both make a 3500 psi sender and gauge for the high pressure rail.

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I've seen the hpop gauges, and that was why I was curious.
When you say right of the oil filter, you mean there is a fitting there I can thread my gauge into?
Its been awhile sense i've looked under there

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-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4

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Ah!! Okay. Thank you!

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Quick followup.. What kind of pressure readings should I be seeing? at idle and with throttle
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Spec is 10-40 psi at idle and generally there is no off-idle spec. Al long as the pressure goes up with off idle rpm it's fine.

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-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4

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Okay, I put the gauge in and at idle it reads just under 10, presuming the difference is coming from the gauge I have, $25 from O'Reilly to keep me going till I get Autometers
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Below 10 psi may indicate that it's time for a LPOP....

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-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4

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I've heard of other possible low pressure culprits, any way to confirm the lpop without replacing it?

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