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pressure vs vacuum

Postby compostbrain » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:14 pm

If i want to plumb in a gauge to measure my wvo pressure as it comes out of the fphe and it is before my lift pump them I assume that a standard mechanical oil pressure gauge will not work. If this is true does anyone know of an inexpensive gauge that would work in this application?
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Re: pressure vs vacuum

Postby SunWizard » Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:18 pm

compostbrain wrote:If i want to plumb in a gauge to measure my wvo pressure as it comes out of the fphe and it is before my lift pump them I assume that a standard mechanical oil pressure gauge will not work.

Sounds like you aren't measuring pressure, its called a vacuum gauge. Most auto parts stores carry those, in either electronic or mechanical.
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Re: pressure vs vacuum

Postby compostbrain » Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:14 am

I got a boost/vac guage from the local auto parts store made by Sunpro I think. $26.00 at Advanced Auto. You have to run a plastic tube from the sender to the guage. It is easy to break this tube so be careful
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