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Question Trans Temp Gauge Install Question

Can anyone tell me the best place to wire the trans temp gauge up to???

2002 F-250 POWERSTROKE 4X4

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Converted from 3/4 to 1TON
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i assume it's an auto? the easiest place on these is in the test port. if memory serves me correct, it's on the driver side in the casing where the pan bolts to the tranny. it's a 1/4" plug i beleive. remove the plug and screw in the sensor.

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im not talking about the prone... im talking about the electric wires for the 12volt hook up. where can i power the gauge from???

2002 F-250 POWERSTROKE 4X4

BANKS 4" Turbo-Back w/ Power Elbow
Converted from 3/4 to 1TON
Napa 6637 DIY Intake
6.0 Trans. Cooler
Dipricol Gauges
Warn Hubs
TW 6 Pos.

And Some Other Boring Stuff

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pull the cover off the fuse panel under the dash, get yourself a test light or volt meter. there are a couple fuses that are for accessories and only have power when the key is on. you can wire it in there. thats where i wired my guages for ignition power. there was even an open plug that i just plugged in a spade connector to.

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MAX COOL 40K TRANS COOLER IN SERIES W/ V10 COOLER
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PHP 6 POS CHIP (1:STOCK, 2:45 TOW, 3:60 TOW, 4:80 PERF, 5:HIGH IDLE, 6:NO START)
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Diesel Manor has a nice write up on installing gauges, including power sources with pictures, as well as ITP diesel . Very nice write up on both sites.
Hope this helps

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The fuse box is best. Go get a "tap a fuse" and wire away. The t.a.p.f. has a pigtail with a butt connector afixed to it, so you the fuse box a s your power source.

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