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autometer water temp on SOHC 4.0

I am wanting to install this but I wanted to see how some of you have done it. I beieve that the sender is under the throttle body/intake manifold. Is there anywhere else I can put this, those senders dont screw in. Any pics would be great.
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Brent,

Bill bought the t adapter and mounted it in the lower radiator hose, i have a similar item in mine, but mine was custom made by D
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where can I get one of those?
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i have mine on the line that goes from the t-stat to the heater core
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where can I get one of those?

autometer makes a similar item,

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

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i have mine on the line that goes from the t-stat to the heater core

i had mine there but found out i was getting really crappy readings..
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norm temp according to it is 208ish.. i have the flow restrictor open all the time so coolant will flow through there so i get a reading..
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you have to ground it aswell right? how do you guys have your grounds?
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you have to ground it aswell right? how do you guys have your grounds?
Mine is the exact one that Zach posted, i grounded mine right to the battery.
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well darn, i didnt know they were that cheap, or i would have gotten one for my duratec...


too bad i dont have room for more gauges on my trac
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That sure simplifies things. I drilled and tapped a hole next to the two stock sensors. It's clean and tucked away but it was an all day project.
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