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Where to put water temp sender for gauge

Hey guys i have a 2000 f350 7.3 with a 6 speed. Where do i put my temp sender it has a 1/8 npt male on it. Is there anywhere i can just pull out a plug and put this in or take out the factor sender and out this in place of?

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its what i did. Stacked the oem temp sender wit ha brass "T", and stuffed my sensor there...
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or, install here...get a 3/8nptF x 1/8nptF adaptor at depot/lowes.
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Option 2 is what I'd do. He beat me to it.

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i went opt #1, because opt #2 is where my coolant bypass is ported to...

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Personal preference bud. Depends on how ya wanna route the wiring.

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or, install here...get a 3/8nptF x 1/8nptF adaptor at depot/lowes.

If i do this how much coolant will i lose if i hurry and take it out and put it in?

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Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
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If i do this how much coolant will i lose if i hurry and take it out and put it in?
1/8-1/4 gal. I just installed one on a buddy's truck, and thats about how much we lost.

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Well i guess it doesnt matter i couldnt get the damn plug out. So i guess ill just have the shop do it when i take it in to get my bumpers repowdercoated so i dont have to bother with it. But another question about the wiring. Do you guys know which wire to tap into for the dimmer function.

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Standard 7.3 mods
SCT tuned
8" Fabtech lift 13" total
5:13 Gears
46" Goodyear MVTs Military takeoffs
Bushwacker Cut-Out Fender Flares
Ranch Hand front and rear bumper
On-board air W/Semi horns

1995 F-350 7.3L E4OD DRW
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PHP Hydra W/Tony Wildman tunes
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T-500 HPOP
E-fuel Conversion
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