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oil pressure gauge reading wrong

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by loserpunkx182, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. loserpunkx182

    loserpunkx182 Senior Member

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    hey guys i just installed an oil pressure gauge and it's reading pass 100psi right when i turn the car on. it's a brand new autometer. i dont have the gauge hooked up to the ground near the sender but i have the sender grounded by wire to the firewall. anyone else had this problem? the senders hooked up to a stealthmode firewall kit, on the T. it stays at constant 100psi, doesn't change when i gas, idle, whatever...
     
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    should have goten a mechanical gauge
     
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    electric's actually pretty accurate without having to worry bout oil in the face
     
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    Mine stays at 100 for a while. Then once the cars warmed up and if I'm stopped (at a light or whatever) it'll drop down to 25.


    Also, once the cars warm, it'll hang out at 75 if I'm just cruising on the highway....get on the gas, back up to 100
     
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    you would only have to worry about oil in hte face if your a moron and dont do a quality job on the install
     
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