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So I bought an autometer triple gauge pillar pod for my 99 5.4 along with water and trans temp gauges and a oil pressure gauge

I need some help with the oil pressure sensor I found out where to put it but I need to get a t fitting so I can run both the new sensor and the factory one does anyone know what fitting I need links would be great thanks
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I removed the factory sensors(drain oil first of course) and brought the stock sensor and AutoMeter sensors with me to the hardware store. Bought a brass T and the fittings to attach everything together.

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I removed the factory sensors(drain oil first of course) and brought the stock sensor and AutoMeter sensors with me to the hardware store. Bought a brass T and the fittings to attach everything together.

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I just changed the oil with full synthetic boo lol good idea though were the autometer sensor and the factory one the same size
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It's been 10yrs since I installed mine and the truck is long gone.

IIRC the OEM sensors screwed directly into the T, the AutoMeter sensor used one of the adapters supplied with the gauge. So again if I can remember correct all you will need is a T and a nipple to attach the T to the block.

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It's been 10yrs since I installed mine and the truck is long gone.

IIRC the OEM sensors screwed directly into the T, the AutoMeter sensor used one of the adapters supplied with the gauge. So again if I can remember correct all you will need is a T and a nipple to attach the T to the block.

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Alright thanks I guess I just need to figure out what size the one on the truck is (still lol)
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Ill get you a few pics in a second man. Im using two T's for my turbos and guage out of the same location.
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The sending unit is rated in NPT- National Pipe Thread Taper- ANSI B1.20.1
The size is 1/4-18 NPT

1/4" = Pipe Size 18=Threads per Inch TPI - pitch
5/8=Approximate Length of Thread (inches)
11=Approximate Number of Threads to be Cut
3/8=Approximate Total thread Makeup, Hand and Wrench
0.540= Nominal Outside Pipe DiameterOD (inches)
7/16=Tap Drill(inches)
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