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i just got a free prosort electronic oil pressure gauge and was just wondering if i just install their oil pressure sender into the stock oil pressure sending spot? its a k20a2 sorry for the noob questions thanks
 

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I don't know much about k's but I know you can do it on a b series so I don't see why you couldn't do it. It's the same concept, if you tee it off there then both will get oil pressure.

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haha first post...just get a oil sandwich. i recomend greddy but u can get whatever. i do not recommend glowshift though. there pieces of shit. anyway. its easy to install. and theres 4 adapters where u can plug whatever u want in. its also good for a turbo feed line. itll probably run u about $60-70 but its worth it i think. just my $.02
 

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Great first post delsol! Yes on the sandwich so you can keep the idiot light as well as have a gauge that will show more specific info.
 

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ive had bad experiences with sandwich plates

just get a t fitting that screws into the stock oil pressure sensor and keep your idiot light as well as your gauge
 

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ive had bad experiences with sandwich plates

just get a t fitting that screws into the stock oil pressure sensor and keep your idiot light as well as your gauge
be careful though, t's are made of brass, which cracks...and then your screwed
 

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ive had bad experiences with sandwich plates

just get a t fitting that screws into the stock oil pressure sensor and keep your idiot light as well as your gauge
if u run the fitting right into the block, it might break off. if u run a single fitting with a hose that has a t-fitting, then u should be good...as long as its ziptied to something secure where it cant rub on something rotating...but id still stick with a sandwich. they work fine if not better
 

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You need to make sure the fitting used is a 1/8"BSPT threads, not NPT threads.

Make sure to use a AN line to remote mount the sender unit or the vibrations will break the block and or snap the fitting off.

The line on the left is for the Hytech cam oiling mod and the right hand line goes to the oil sender unit that is remotely mounted.
 

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whats the size & pitch of the thread on the block?

edit n/m I need a 1/8bspt to 1/8npt :p
 

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The size and pitch is 1/8" BSPT, a British pipe thread and for some reason Honda's choice as well. It has a different taper and pitch than the 1/8"NPT we use here in the states.
 

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how bad would it be to mount the defi sensor right in a 1 to 1 (BSPT tol NPT) adapter right into the block? I am limited as the defi is custom wired in a mil spec engine harness :eek:

should I try to get a stainless adapter so it doesn't break off in the block like brass could... I wonder if that would shorten the life of the sensor :confused:
 

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I wouldn't do it. The vibrations are enough to crack the fitting. I'm using a defi oil pressure sensor as well. I used a 1/8 bpst to -3an adapter. Then used a 3ft -3an stainless line and mounted the defi sensor on the firewall. The line provides strain relief and no worries of cracking the port/fitting on the block.
 

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thanks for the input... although I am not done trying to incorporate mounting it off the motor, I think I'm going to try it anyways but running direct with a stainless steel BSPT to NPT adapter. I notice the sensor itself is steel. no brass FTW ....hopefully :silly:

how do you like the defi unit?
 
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