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post #1 of 6 Old 12-29-2009, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Oil temp sender

I just picked up some new gauges and im not sure where to install an oil temp sender. the only place that i see is in the stock location by the oil filter. Is there a better place?

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03 EB EXcursion 6.0L
AFE intake
Edge Juice W/Attitude (gauges only)
Glow Shift Fuel, Coolant, & Trans temp gauges
w/ xtreme street from Innovative
FICM Hercules tune by PHP
MBRP 4" turbo back
Zoodad Mod
Fog light Mod with 9005 bulbs
ARP studs
Jefferson State Diesel Coolant Filtration System
FICM modded by Jefferson State Diesel 54.4V
Mag-Hytec trans pan (thanks Maddenjr)
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post #3 of 6 Old 01-05-2010, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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does anyone else run one of these gauges??????

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AFE intake
Edge Juice W/Attitude (gauges only)
Glow Shift Fuel, Coolant, & Trans temp gauges
w/ xtreme street from Innovative
FICM Hercules tune by PHP
MBRP 4" turbo back
Zoodad Mod
Fog light Mod with 9005 bulbs
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Jefferson State Diesel Coolant Filtration System
FICM modded by Jefferson State Diesel 54.4V
Mag-Hytec trans pan (thanks Maddenjr)
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-05-2010, 06:54 PM
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Read the second post. Maybe it will help you. I'm not sure. Here's a free anyway.


So where does Fords computer get oil temp

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I'd probably drill and tap the HPOP cover, this oil would be post cooler so would be a great place to take a reading, someone might have a better location though.

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There are metal oil filter caps available with a threaded plug, maybe the sensor would work there.
On other vehicles I have used the oil drain plug.
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